Investments and Project Finance

Structure Type: Course
Code: IKTS6101
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Agbejule, Adebayo
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KT-2015   3 spring   5.0        
KT-2016   3 autumn   5.0        
KT-2017   3 autumn   5.0        

Learning Outcomes

This course explores the key issues in finance from the perspective of financial managers who are responsible for making significant investment and financing decisions. The concept of net present value, suitably adapted to account for taxes, uncertainty, and strategic concerns, is used to analyse how investment and financing decisions interact to affect the value of the firm. Students would also be introduced to the principle of project finance as a viable financing option from both the debt and equity perspective in the value of a firm.

Student's Workload

Total work hours is 135 h of which 70 h ís lectures and autonomous studies is 65 h. The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of cost accounting and a good knowledge of excel


Undertanding financial statement, capital budgeting techniques, project finance, project finance markets, project agreements, risk in projects, and financial structuring

Recommended or Required Reading

Foundations of Finance. Keown, Martin and Petty and Principles of Project Finance by Yescombe

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, project work and exam.

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.

Assessment Methods

Active participation, team works, exams and project work