EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht

Modul Real Estate Investment & Finance

Module description

This module is designed to introduce standard methods of investments valuation and modern portfolio theory. Both lectures require the basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics as well as decision theory. The courses also offer computer exercises and case studies in Excel. After successful completion, students are in the position to implement portfolio selection and valuation techniques. The module also addresses the fundamentals and some specific challenges in real estate.

1st Course: Investments II

The investments course encompasses the discussion of capital markets as well as techniques of modern portfolio theory and investment valuation. All concepts will be presented in a comprehensive but rigorous fashion. Real world examples, Excel based case studies and tutorials will help to acquaint students with the aforementioned concepts. After successful completion of this course, participants have a sound knowledge of fundamental concepts of investment valuation. Further, students will be able to implement and apply independently the learned concepts to value investment opportunities.

2nd Course: Corporate Finance

This module introduces Corporate Finance from a valuation perspective covering capital budgeting, valuation, capital structure policy, and financial management. The module also addresses the fundamentals and some specific challenges in real estate.
Students become more acquainted with both theoretical and practical concepts in Finance. They will know a theoretical framework to analyze financial problems in a structured manner.