SMF2296F - 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

Time value of money (calculation), budgeting cash flow, inflation, taxes, calculations and management of working capital, NPV, IRR, payback period method, capital rationing, risk and return for a single asset and a portefolio, CAPM, sensitivity test, capital structure/WACC, home loans, bonds, leasing, instalments, The Binominal model, the Black-Scholes model

Learning outcome

Knowledge: - 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. Skill: - 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

Net-based Learning activities
2 compulsory assignments
Details concerning course requirements will be presented at the beginning of the semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.
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.

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.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration, part-time (BØKLED-F)

Course materials

Boye, Knut, Koekebakker, Steen, Krakstad, Svein Olav og Oust, Are. Finansielle emner. Siste utg. Oslo, Cappelen akademisk forlag. Forelesningene, utdelte notater og oppgaver.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SMF2296 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)


Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
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.

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