Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.02.2020 - 07.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assistant Professor Jari Huikku

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

2018-2019: IV (Spring 2019), Otaniemi campus

2019-2020: IV (Spring 2020), Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The main objective of this course is to provide students with the capability to participate in capital investment decision-making processes. After this course students will understand the opportunities and limitations of various capital investment methods and how they could be used in modern organizations.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The major topics of capital budgeting cover the general features of capital budgeting, cost of capital, costs and benefits of investments, flexibilities and uncertainties in capital budgeting, strategic investments, capital budgeting in modern production environment and in an international context, special features of R&D/IT-investments, and post-completion auditing.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Lectures given by Assistant Professor Jari Huikku

2. Exercises (40 %)

3. Exam (60 %)


Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Classroom hours, 24 h

- Class preparation, 16 h

- Exercises 90 h

- Exam preparation, 26 h

- Exam, 4 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Baker, H.K. and English P. (eds.) (2011) Capital budgeting valuation; Financial analysis for today's investment projects. ISBN 9780470569504.

Material distributed by the lecturer.


Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course replaces the course 22E12000 Investointien suunnittelu ja valvonta.

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Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi. Please see WebOodi for the registration dates.

Max. 60 students can be accepted to the course - in order of registration, but priority is given to students in the Accounting M.Sc. program and CEMS students.


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