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Investment and Financing

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students will:
know and understand the methods of capital budgeting and financial accounts;
be able to apply this knowledge to real situations.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not specified

course contents

This lecture will provide students with insight into investing and financing issues. It will cover financial goals and decision criteria, tasks and content of investment planning, statistical investment calculation procedures, dynamic investment calculation procedures, problems of uncertainty in investment decisions, financing forms and systematization, long-term credit financing, short-term debt financing, and equity financing. The content of the lecture will be illustrated and supported with practical case studies.

recommended or required reading

Busse, F.-J.: Grundlagen der betrieblichen Finanzwirtschaft, München, 2003.
Perridon, L. u. M. Steiner: Finanzwirtschaft der Unternehmung, 16 Aufl,. München, 2012.

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam and/or scientific paper and/or presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Georg Plötz

year of study

2nd year

recommended optional program components

not specified

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable