Course content

This course deals with the finance issues related to the implementation of civil engineering projects. It introduces economic engineering concepts and finance-related topics such as project financing and financial accounting. This course requires the student to study in detail:
# Finance and the firm, covering topics such as sources of finance, cost of finance, financial structures, working capital management and financial accounting
# Capital Budgeting Decisions and Risk, covering topics such as Capital Budgeting, Political and Social factors, Portfolio Management and Risk Considerations
# Project finance, covering topics such as international capital markets, stakeholder/actors viewpoints and cash flow modelling of projects including characteristics of typical projects like oil wells, open mining, infrastructure and office buildings