AE201115 - Investment and Financial Analysis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Budgeting of cash flows

Interest Expense

Calculation of present values and annuities

Internal rate of Return


Tax and investment


Capital Market Theory

Required return

Portfolio Theory

Liquidity management

Working capital

Learning outcome



- The student will have knowledge about the importance of cash flows in investment decisions.

- The student will have knowledge about the time value of money and how it affects the profitability of investments.

- The students will have knowledge of properties that affect the return requirement for an investment.



- The student should be able to interpret and make decisions based on different investment calculations.

- The student will know which variables that are important to decision-making.

- The student should be able to carry out a quantitative analysis to rank different investment and financing options.

- The student should be able to calculate the relevant capital cost.


General competence:

- The student will understand how central investment analysis is for the entire enterprise.

- The student should be able to make use of investment analysis in practical situations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Students should count tasks to acquire the drug. Students are encouraged to work in groups.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Requires admission to study programme


Supporting material allowed on exams: Approved calculator regarding NTNUs support material code B-D "specific basic calculator". Other calculators that are allowed in the course are: Casio FC-100V and Texas Instruments - BAII Plus.


Minimum attendance of 80 % at exercise sessions. Mandatory assignments to be announced at course start.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BØA2200 7.5 01.08.2017
AE201106 7.5 01.09.2020
BØA2001 7.5 01.09.2020
BØA8004 7.5 01.09.2020
SMF2111F 7.5 01.09.2020
TIØ4105 5.0 01.09.2020
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of International Business



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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