BUS220 Finance and Investment
Showing course contents for the educational year 2017 - 2018 .
Course responsible: Atle Guttorm Guttormsen
Teachers: Tom Erik Sønsteng Henriksen, Ole Gjølberg
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Basic financial mathematics. Net present value. Risk and return. Basic portfolio theory. Capital asset pricing method (CAPM). Pricing of stocks, bonds and options. Capital budgeting. Project analysis. Cost of capital. Financial structure and dividend policy. Ethical problems in finance.
The course should provide the student with basic knowledge and understanding of modern finance and investment theory. Through the course students should acquire necessary theoretical and methodological skills to analyse finance and investment problems in different practical situations.
Lectures, exercises, group work and guest lectures.
Distributed at the start of the course.
Basic financial accounting. Basic cost accounting. Introductory mathematics and statistics.
There will be a take-home written group assignment, where students work together in groups of 3-4 people. The student must pass this assignment to be able to take the exam.
Three hours written exam, which counts 100 %.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Students can not be awarded credits for both BUS220 and RØP310.
Type of course:
Lectures: 45 hours, plus direct guidance and guidance over the Internet. Review of exercises.
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått