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  • Financial Accounting 3 - Universitetet i Agder
    the legal requirements regarding the annual report demonstrate solid knowledge of the process of preparing financial statements and a good understanding of key accounting standards demonstrate insight into measurement problems related to specialized areas of accounting engage in a debate with other accounting professionals and thus contribute to the development of good accounting practice demonstrate knowledge of the entity s responsibility for reporting on CSR demonstrate knowledge of ethical aspects with respect to both the accounting process and the preparation of financial information contribute to innovation and innovation processes within the accounting society see the field of accounting in a broader social context a Teaching methods and workload Lectures and group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignments More information in Fronter at the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria 4 hour written examination with graded marks Offered as Single Standing Module Yes N A No Type of course Theoretical Level of course First cycle i e bachelor level Year of study Normally third year Name of lecturer For additional information please contact School of Business and Law phone no 47 38142338 Language of instruction Norwegian Mode of delivery Face to face Credit

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-317-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Management Accounting - Universitetet i Agder
    of budgets for decision making purposes management of working capital challenges when using traditional financial management tools strategic financial management and the concept of decision relevant information strategic profitability analysis multidimensional performance measurement systems the monitoring and performance measurement including non financial indicators ethical issues within the field of financial management the Beyond budgeting model and the criticism of the traditional budget models Teaching methods and workload Lectures and group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given in the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignment More information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria 4 hour written examination with graded marks Offered as Single Standing Module Yes N A No Type of course Theoretical Level of course First cycle i e bachelor level Year of study Normally third year Name of lecturer For additional information please contact School of Business and Law phone no 47 38142338 Language of instruction Norwegian Mode of delivery Face to face Credit reduction BE 310

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-318-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Financial Modeling with Bachelor Thesis - Universitetet i Agder
    to collect and analyse data from different sources and data bases The course will therefore help the student to apply relate mathematics statistics to business models and theories Advanced use of MS Excel will be a part of the course Learning outcomes On successful completion of this course the student should be able to find and analyze different types of data of economic and administrative interest assess different types of design of experiments and statistical methods The students should also be able to evaluate if the basic foundation of a given method is satisfied calculate and interpret different statistical measures for relationship in data use multiple regression and interpret the results generally and in view of econometric problems use analysis of variance and interpret the results write a report on the work and results Teaching methods and workload Lectures group work and PC lab Estimated workload is about 400 hours Supervision will be given in plenary sessions Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given in the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignment More information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria Project report 20 30 p with graded marks conducted in groups of 2 3 students More information in Fronter at the start of the semester A new or revised version of the project report may be submitted one time if it was given a fail If the report has been given a passing grade it will not be possible to hand in a new or revised version N A No Type of course Theoretical Level of course First cycle i e bachelor level Year of study

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-319-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • International Finance - Universitetet i Agder
    should be able to demonstrate knowledge of international exhange markets and their functions including understand how exhange rates are decided within various regimes fixed rates flexible rates managed floating etc how exhange risk measures for MNC s and which tools we have to limit the risk to a tolerable level how to analyse companies exhange risk positions and be able to recommend how companies might succeed in controlling their exhange positions in both theory and practice Teaching methods and workload Lectures and group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given in the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignment More info in Fronter at the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria 4 hour written examination with graded marks N A No Type of course Theoretical Level of course Second cycle i e master level Year of study Normally fourth year Name of lecturer For additional information please contact School of Business and Law phone no 47 38141068 Language of instruction English Mode of delivery Face to face

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-408-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Real Estate Economics - Universitetet i Agder
    location of firms and residents Implications of public politics and regulations for the real estate market will be studied Housing is different from other products in that it is heterogeneous and durable and moving is costly The economics of urban housing markets will be explored among others the relationship between rental and owner occupied housing markets The price of a dwelling depends on the implicit prices of its attributes The students will learn how to estimate the price by means of the hedonic method Learning outcomes Upon successful completion of this course student should be familiar with the concepts of real estate economics identify how various international and national events may influence the real estate market understand the location decision of households and firms know the relationship between construction flows and market equilibrium analyze and explain the implications of public policy and regulation for the real estate market know the unique features of the housing market and its functioning be familiar with the hedonic pricing model Teaching methods and workload Lectures and group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given in the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignment More information in Fronter by the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria 4 hour written examination with graded marks N A No Type of course Theoretical Level of course Second cycle i e master level Year of study Normally fifth year Name of lecturer For additional information please contact School of Business and Law phone no 47 38141068 Language of instruction English Mode of delivery Face to face Choose year 2014 15 2015 16 Duration 1 semester Credits

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-409-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Corporate Finance - Universitetet i Agder
    offer in depth coverage of each specific topic The course first recapitulates fundamentals of capital budgeting bond valuation and stock valuation Next capital markets and the pricing of risk are discussed including optimal portfolio choice the capital asset pricing model and alternative models of systematic risk With this theoretical basis the course sets out to analyze classic corporate finance topics like capital structure in a perfect market debt and taxes financial distress managerial incentives information and payout policy Finally capital budgeting with leverage options and corporate finance initial public offerings different types of debt and the market for corporate control are analyzed Learning outcomes On successful completion of this course the student should be able to demonstrate how the no arbitrage principle governs prices in financial markets be able to discuss how information from financial markets may be used to value real assets be able to demonstrate how taxes influence firms financing and payout choices be able to identify how conflicts between shareholders and debt holders arise and how they can be minimized have insight into how managerial incentives affect financial decisions have insight into financial decisions affect stock prices be able to recognize how taxes operation synergies and management incentive conflicts provide motives for mergers and acquisitions Teaching methods and workload The course consists of lectures accompanied by individual group work with problems in an innovative MyFinanceLab or a similar type of computer based finance lab Estimated workload is about 200 hours Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given at the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignments Information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria 4

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-410-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Financial Statement Analysis and Equity Valuation - Universitetet i Agder
    valuation texts often use discounted cash flow analysis to value enterprises analysts typically forecast earnings to indicate business value Earnings appropriately measured give a better indication of the value generating process of an enterprise The course shows how the analysis of earnings prospects leads to a firmer understanding of fundamental value As earnings differ from cash flow because of accrual accounting the course lays out how accruals can help in understanding a business and its value Learning outcomes On successful completion of this course the student should be able to analyze historical performance including reorganizing a company s financial statements to reflect economic performance forecast performance by preparing business forecasts pro forma financial statements use simple valuation techniques such as asset based valuation and the method of comparables demonstrate how financial statements prepared in accordance with internationally accepted accounting standards are used in valuation apply fundamentals such as dividends cash flows earnings and equity book value to compute equity value company value analyze and provide evidence that the fundamental valuation models in general are identical provide evidence that company value is unaffected of the accounting methods employed link a company s valuation multiples such as price earnings ratio and price book ratio to the core drivers of its performance trade on fundamental information Teaching methods and workload Lectures and individual group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given at the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved compulsory assignment Further information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester Assessment methods and criteria 4 hour written examination with graded marks N A No Type of course Theoretical Level

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-414-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Management of Macroeconomic Risks and Opportunities - Universitetet i Agder
    studied patterns of historical macroeconomic fluctuation it will be discussed why so little attention is currently given to the impact of these fluctuations on corporate performance Traditional measures of the macroeconomic exposure and of the macroeconomic impact on the firm are briefly discussed and their shortcomings highlighted The course then sets out to discuss the different elements of the MUST analysis and its three pillars the fundamental analysis estimation of sensitivity coefficients and development of a strategy The importance of finding the sustainable performance in different context by filtering out temporary macroeconomic performance is then highlighted and discussed A take home assignment on the filtering of performance is handed out Finally ways of evaluating the use of the MUST approach is discussed Learning outcomes On successful completion of this course the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of how the macroeconomic environment of the firm impacts performance via different channels to measure the impact of macroeconomic fluctuations on performance using the MUST analysis to filter out macroeconomic performance from intrinsic performance to develop consistent and comprehensive strategies for macroeconomic risk management to provide informative reports to external stakeholders on the macroeconomic impact on the firm to evaluate relative performance of subsidiaries considering the role of macroeconomic fluctuations to evaluate performance for purposes of designing executive incentive schemes considering the role of macroeconomic fluctuations to evaluate performance for purposes of corporate restructuring considering the role of the macroeconomic environment of the firm Teaching methods and workload Lectures and interactive seminars Estimated workload is about 200 hours Evaluation Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system chapter 2 1 1 unless other information is given in the beginning of the semester Examination requirements Approved individual presentation as part of the

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/studieplaner/topic/BE-416-1 (2015-09-15)
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