Course syllabus E15-0012-I - Investment Projects Economics (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Investment Projects Economics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Business Economics - master (required), 3. semester
Business Economics - master (required), 3. semester
Business Economics - master (required), 3. semester
Business Management - master (elective), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Precondition for passing the course is to gain credit and examination. The student may take the examination after obtaining the credit.
The criteria for granting the credit are as following: participation in the exercises, semester project and passing both tests with at least 5 points of each.
Evaluation criteria for the exam: During the semester there will be two tests evaluated for 25 points. i.e. for a total of 50 points. The maximum number of points obtained in the course is 100 (50 points from mid-semester tests, 10 points per semester project and 40 points per exam). For the A rating the student must obtain at least 93 points, to obtain B at least 86 points, the C rating of at least 79 points for the D at least 72 points and for E at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The Graduates of the course will acquire theoretical knowledge of investments and investment projects. Using this knowledge, students will be able to draw up a long-term plan for the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow of the investment project. This knowledge will then be used in evaluating the investment projects ex ante, through adequate static and dynamic methodologies for evaluating the economic efficiency of investment ex ante.
Course contents:
Investment - clarification of basic terms. Investment strategy and specification of investment. Time value of money. Capital expenses, investment incomes, cash flow. Evaluation methods of investment - net present value, internal rate of return, profitability index, payback period, average profitability. Investment projects. Feasibility study of investments. Investment financing. Risk in investment.
Recommended or required reading:
Fotr, J. - Souček, I. Investiční rozhodování a řízení projektu. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011. 408 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3293-0
Gurčík, Ľ. – Adamičková, I. – Porhajaš, V. – Turčeková, N.: Metodologické aspekty hodnotenia ekonomickej efektívnosti výroby ovocia v podmienkach SR. Nitra, SPU, 2012. 230 s. ISBN 978-80-552-0925-8
Levy, H. - Sarnat, M. Kapitálové investice a finanční rozhodování. Praha: Grada Publishing, 1999. 924 s. ISBN 80-7169-504-1
Miklovičová, J. Ekonomika investičných projektov : príklady na cvičenia. 1. vyd. Nitra: Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2013. 87 s. ISBN 978 80 552 1025 4 (brož.).
Polách, J. - Drábek, J. - Merková, M. - Polách, J. jr. Reálné a finanční investice. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2012. 264 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-436-0
Scholleová, H. Investiční controlling. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2009. 288 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2952-7
Valach, J. Investiční rozhodování a dlouhodobé financování. Praha: Ekopress, 2006.465 s. ISBN 80-86929-01-9

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 432

21,8 %
20,6 %
19,7 %15,5 %
21,8 %
0,6 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Zuzana Bajusová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ľubomír Gurčík, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jana Ladvenicová, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
Last modification:
22. 10. 2018
prof. Ing. Ľubomír Gurčík, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 10/22/2018.

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