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Investment and Financing (E)

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Define the fundamentals of investment, financing and risk management and apply them in examples.
• Calculate the financing requirements.
• Describe the fundamentals of the lending business as well as the processing of loans and the risk limitation of credit institutions.
• Assess investments from an economic point of view.
• Apply the usual methods of investment calculation in everyday business.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Introduction to financial management
• Economic business processes (investment, financing and risk management)
• Differences in financing needs for: Enterprises, public budgets and private budgets
• Structure and legal basis of the credit business of credit institutions
• Supply of credit to the credit markets
• The European Central Bank
• Execution and processing of credit transactions, e.g. credit types
• Company assessment and analysis
• Collateral, credit agreement and credit decisions
• Introduction to investment calculation
• Goals and tasks of a modern investment calculation
• Fundamentals of business investment decisions
• Static methods of investment calculation
• Dynamic methods of investment calculation

recommended or required reading

• Däumler, Grabe (2013).: Betriebliche Finanzwirtschaft, 10th edition, nwb Verlag Herne
• Grill, Perczynski, Grill (2014): Wirtschaftslehre des Kreditwesens,Bildungsverlag Eins Troisdorf
• Warnecke, et al. (1996): Wirtschaftlichkeitsrechnung für Ingenieure, 3rd Edition, Carl Hanser Publisher Munich
• Däumler, Grabe (2014): Grundlagen der Investitions- und Wirtschaftlichkeitsrech-nung, nwb Verlag Herne
• Kruschwitz (2011): Investitionsrechnung, 13th Edition, Oldenbourg Publishers Munich
• Bestmann (2008): Kompendium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 11th ed., Oldenbourg Verlag Munich
• Wöhe, Döring (2013): Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 25th edition, Vahlen Verlag Munich

assessment methods and criteria

final written Exam

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number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

work placement(s)

not applicable