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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.
International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BITM-410
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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 minutes / 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.

BITM-410 (P440-0071) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 4, mandatory course
BITM-410 (P440-0071) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 4, mandatory course
BITM-410 (P440-0071) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, mandatory course
BITM-410 (P440-0071) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 4, 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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl

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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 solutions 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 external 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,
- understand how financing potential arises from depreciation and provisions,
- describe the equity release and the capacity-increasing effect,
- understand the meaning and purpose of horizontal capital structure rules and be able to apply the 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 regarding 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 und exercises

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Recommended or required reading:
Becker, H.P.: Investition und Finanzierung, latest edition, Gabler, Wiesbaden.
Berk, J./DeMarzo, P.; Grundlagen der Finanzwirtschaft: Analyse, Entscheidung und Umsetzung, latest edition, Pearson, München.
Bieg, H./Kuߟmaul, H.: Investition, latest edition, Vahlen, München.
Bieg, H./Kuߟmaul, H.: Finanzierung, latest edition, Vahlen, München.
Däumler, K.-D.: Betriebliche Finanzwirtschaft, latest edition, NWB, Herne.
Däumler, K.-D./Grabe, J.: Grundlagen der Investitions- und Wirtschaftlichkeits-rechnung, latest edition, NWB, Herne.
Gräfer, H. /Schiller, B. /Rösner, S.: Finanzierung, latest edition, ESV, Berlin.
Jahrmann, F.-U.: Finanzierung, latest edition, NWB, Herne.
Perridon, L./Steiner, M./Rathgeber. A.W.: Finanzwirtschaft der Unternehmung, latest edition, Vahlen, München.
Wöhe, G. / Bilstein, J. / Ernst, D. / Häcker, J.: Grundzüge der Unternehmens-finanzierung, latest edition, Vahlen, München.
Zantow, R.: Finanzwirtschaft der Unternehmung, latest edition, Pearson, München.

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