Module title: Construction Financial Management (GA)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08403
Module leader: Andrew Smith
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added


Description of module content:

In this module, you will learn about aspects of applied economics in the construction industry and government policy; taxation and construction; construction finance objectives and strategic planning; and the cost of company capital. You will also learn about the economics of development.
You will also learn about the development appraisal process, detailed development appraisals residual valuations and financial evaluations, partnership schemes and ground rent calculations, equity sharing agreements, discounted cash flows for development appraisal, and sensitivity analysis.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

LO1: demonstrate knowledge of the influence of the economy on the construction sector and the economic trends in the industry.
LO2: demonstrate knowledge of the economics of development
LO3: acquire technical knowledge of how to apply traditional and contemporary development appraisal techniques
LO4: compare the different techniques available for the analysis of risk and uncertainty in the development process
LO5: demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of the relevant provisions for capital taxation and allowances on construction projects and development
LO6: demonstrate knowledge of construction insolvency

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