Course detail

Economy of Investments

FAST-NVA066Acad. year: 2020/2021

Investment and national economy. Investment area (return, risk and liquidity). Time value of money. Feasibility study. Evaluation of economic efficiency and financial feasibility of structural investment projects. Procedures and methods for future development simulation of project. Economic efficiency ratios. Risk and uncertainty.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Creation of models for calculation of economic and financial feasibility of investment projects. Feasibility study.


Knowledge of financial and taxation issues and orientation in construction cost estimates.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Investment and economy growth, sorts of investment possibilities
2.Theoretical appraisal for evaluation of economic efficiency of investment, time value of money
3.Feasibility study. Total project costs, investment costs, working capital
4.Financing of structural investment projects, resources and costs
5.Returns and production costs, profit, cash flow (CF). Income statement, balance sheet, CF statement
6.Economic analysis, economic efficiency of investment ratios (NPV, IRR, PB)
7.Financial analysis, financial feasibility of project ratios
8.Analysis of uncertainty according to project financial evaluation, resources and reason of uncertainty, inflation
9.-10. Risk and uncertainty analysis; profit, sensitivity and probability analysis


Goal of this subject are knowledge and skills regarding to describe and analysis variables as inputs into calculation of economic efficiency. Creation of models for calculation of economic and financial feasibility of investment projects.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPC-EVB Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer