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Investment and Financing

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Investment and Financing
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2016
Module code: BBWL-310
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 min. / Can be repeated semesterly)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BBWL-310 (P420-0082) Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 3, mandatory course
BBWL-310 (P420-0082) Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2016 , semester 3, mandatory course
BBWL-2020-310 (P420-0082) Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BBWL-110 Introduction to Business Administration
BBWL-140 Mathematical Economics 1
BBWL-240 Mathematical Economics 2 and Statistics 1

[updated 02.03.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BBWL-564/664 Specialization (SP) Module 4: International Finance

[updated 01.10.2016]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl

[updated 01.10.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will be able to do the following in the field of investment:
- describe the objectives of capital budgeting,
- describe and differentiate between static and dynamic investment calculation methods,
- discuss the advantages and disadvantages of investment calculation methods,
- apply the methods of static and dynamic investment calculation procedures to tasks,
- explain the approaches to selected problems in investment accounting,
- calculate the influence of income taxes, the optimum useful life and the optimal investment program.
In the field of financing students will be able to:
- explain the importance of financing in the context of business functions,
- describe and distinguish between debt and internal financing,
- name the financing instruments of self- and debt financing,
- name and describe the possibilities of equity capital for different legal entities,
- calculate the regular capital increase of a public stock corporation,
- illustrate the instruments of short and long-term external financing with regard to their areas of application,
- create interest and repayment plans,
- calculate the effective yield according to the mean value method for bonds and trade credits,
- recognize the importance of cash flow for corporate financing,
- explain how financing potential arises from depreciation and provisions,
- describe the capacity-increasing effect,
- explain the meaning and purpose of horizontal capital structure rules and be able to apply the resp. calculation formulas,
- determine long-term and short-term capital requirements,
- create short-term liquidity planning.

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Module content:
• Static investment calculation
- Cost comparison calculation
- Profit comparison method
- Profitabilty calculation
- Comparative amortization calculation
Dynamic investment calculation
- Net present value (NPV) method
- Annuity method
- Internal rate of return (IRR)
- Final asset value method
• Selected problems with regard to investment decisions
• Debt financing
- Deposit and equity financing
- External financing
• Internal financing
- Cash flow financing
- Financing from asset redeployment and equity release
• Capital structure and debt policy
- Optimizing the vertical capital structure
- Leverage effect
- Financing rules for the horizontal balance sheet structure
• Capital budgeting and financial planning
- Concept and tasks of financial planning
- Capital budgeting and liquidity planning

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture and tutorial

[updated 02.01.2019]
Recommended or required reading:
Becker, H.P.: Investition und Finanzierung, aktuelle Auflage, Wiesbaden [e-book]
Bieg, H./Kußmaul, H.: Investition, aktuelle Auflage, München.
Bieg, H./Kußmaul, H.: Finanzierung, aktuelle Auflage, München.
Bösch, M.: Finanzwirtschaft, aktuelle Auflage, München.
Gräfer, H./Schiller, B./Rösner, S.: Finanzierung, aktuelle Auflage, Berlin.
Hölscher, R.: Investition, Finanzierung und Steuern, aktuelle Auflage, München.
Jahrmann, F.-U.: Finanzierung, aktuelle Auflage, Herne.
Perridon, L./Steiner, M./Rathgeber. A.W.: Finanzwirtschaft der Unternehmung, aktuelle Auflage, München.
Wöhe, G./Bilstein, J./Ernst, D./Häcker, J.: Grundzüge der Unternehmensfinanzierung, aktuelle Auflage, München.
Zantow, R.: Finanzwirtschaft der Unternehmung, aktuelle Auflage, München.

[updated 07.04.2021]
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