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  • International Finance - Universitetet i Agder
    economic management capital budgeting tax laws Hedging tools and exhange risk Læringsutbytte On successful completion of this course the student 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 Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang Lectures and group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Studentevaluering 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 Vilkår for å gå opp til eksamen Approved compulsory assignment More information in Fronter at the start of the semester Eksamen 4 hour written examination with graded marks Tilgang for privatister Nei Studiepoengreduksjon IN 4000 med 7 5 studiepoeng IN 4000 med 7 5 studiepoeng BE 311 med 5 studiepoeng Velg studieår 2014 15 2015 16

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  • Real Estate Economics - Universitetet i Agder
    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 Læringsutbytte 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 Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang Lectures and group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Studentevaluering 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 Vilkår for å gå opp til eksamen Approved compulsory assignment More information in Fronter by the

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  • Corporate Finance - Universitetet i Agder
    and themes The course develops a firm knowledge of the theoretical foundations of corporate finance but does not 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 Læringsutbytte 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 Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang 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 Studentevaluering 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 Vilkår for å gå opp til

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  • Financial Statement Analysis and Equity Valuation - Universitetet i Agder
    The course s primary focus is on earnings forecasting and methods for converting forecasts to a valuation While 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 Læringsutbytte 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 Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang Lectures and individual group work Estimated workload is about 200 hours Studentevaluering 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 Vilkår for å gå opp til eksamen Approved compulsory assignment Further information will be given in Fronter at the start of

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/studieplaner/topic/BE-414-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Management of Macroeconomic Risks and Opportunities - Universitetet i Agder
    the role of financial and economic integration for the transmission of macroeconomic fluctuations from one country to another After having 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 Læringsutbytte 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 Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang Lectures and interactive seminars Estimated workload is about 200 hours Studentevaluering 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

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  • Økonomiske styringssystemer - Universitetet i Agder
    to the introduction of new control systems or changes to existing systems are also covered Furthermore the unintended consequences of control and control systems together with management response strategies to such situations are also an integrated part of the teaching A brief overview of the roles of various control functions controllers auditors may play in organisation is also a topic in this course Læringsutbytte Upon successful completion of this course the students should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of what kind of management control systems that management may use running the business including operational and risk management and internal control demonstrate a understanding of the role of the board the audit committee the internal and external auditors play in the business community discuss how management control systems can function differently in different organizations and how management control systems can have unintended implications critically evaluate various financial management systems and their use in organisations including a critical assessment of the cost benefit of management control systems identify and evaluate organisational challenges associated with implementing the new control systems and or major changes to existing systems identify and reflect on ethical issues related to different management control systems and implementation strategies Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang Lectures and group work mostly case based Estimated workload is about 200 hours Studentevaluering 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 Vilkår for å gå opp til eksamen Approved compulsory assignments More information will be given in Fronter at the start of the semester Eksamen 4 hour written examination with graded marks Tilgang for privatister No Studiepoengreduksjon BE 401 med 2 5 studiepoeng BE 907 med 7 5 studiepoeng

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/studieplaner/topic/BE-417-1 (2015-09-15)
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  • Registration for classes - Universitetet i Agder
    Student ID app Student card About Studentweb The Student Service Centre Servicetorget can help you with registration on StudentWeb 38 14 10 00 08 00 15 30 servicetorget uia no FAQ CONTACT US 47 38 14 10 00 Kristiansand 47 37 23 30 00 Grimstad post uia no VISIT US Map Campus Kristiansand Map Campus Grimstad POSTAL ADDRESS Postboks 422 4604 Kristiansand Instagram Linkedin Facebook Google Plus Twitter YouTube Studies

    Original URL path: http://www.uia.no/en/student/registration-for-classes (2015-09-15)
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  • Examinations - Universitetet i Agder
    no Before the exam Acts and regulations Examination requirements Examples of previous exams Postponed examination Registration for examination Withdrawal prior to an examination During the exam Absence due to illness Cheating Citing sources Legitimate absence Withdrawal during an examination After the exam Appeal and complaints Exam results Reasons for exam results CONTACT US 47 38 14 10 00 Kristiansand 47 37 23 30 00 Grimstad post uia no VISIT US

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