Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320203E11805INVESTMENT PROJECT ANALYSISElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To determine the attribute of project alternatives and introduce the tools that permit to comparing between the project alternatives.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to list preparing stages of an investment project
2To be able to explain preparing stages of an investment project
3To be able to use investment project evaluation methods
4To be able to compare investment project evaluation methods
5To be able to arrange investments of the business according to results to get from investment project evaluation methods.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, investment concepts and planning process of investment projects, investigations techniques, economic investigations, financial investigations, the importance of evaluating investment projects, methods of investment project analysis and determination of national and firm profitability under uncertainty conditions subjects will be addressed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Investment Decisions and Corporate Objectives
2The Time Value of Money
3Capital Budgeting: The Traditional Solutions
4Mutually Exclusive Investments
5Annual Equivalent Costs and Replacement Decisions
6Capital Budgeting Under Capital Rationing
7The Use of the Weighted Average Cost of Capital and Other Rates of Discount
8Midterm
9The Capital Assett Pricing Model
10The Cost of Capital and Capital Structure
11Distribution Policy and Capital Budgeting
12A Firm Investing in a Second Firm
13Investing in Current Assets
14Foreign Investments
15The Buy versus Lease Decision
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Smidt, Seymour, Bierman, Harold Jr., “Capital Budgeting Decision, The: Economic Analysis of Investment Projects”, Routledge Education, 9th Edition, (2006).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar5315
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Homework Problems428
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
LO15555443335
LO25555552344
LO35555443335
LO45555443335
LO55555552344
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
Ege University, Bornova - İzmir / TURKEY • Phone: +90 232 311 10 10 • e-mail: intrec@mail.ege.edu.tr