n.BA.FM.FUP.17HS (Finance and Business Planning) 
Module: Finance and Business Planning
This information was generated on: 16 April 2024
No.
n.BA.FM.FUP.17HS
Title
Finance and Business Planning
Managed by
Daniel von Felten
Credits
4

Description

Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2017
Study programme Facility Management
Courses/Weighting
Code Name of course Weighting
n.BA.FM.FiVe.17HS.V Finance advanced 100%
n.BA.FM.SEBP.17HS.P Developing a business plan -
     
     
     
     
Status Compulsory module
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Entrance requirements -
Follow-up modules -
Comments -
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 58 30
Email daniel.vonfelten@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module
Course: Finance advanced
No.
n.BA.FM.FiVe.17HS.V
Title
Finance advanced
Managed by
Sascha Weber

Description

Version: 2.0 start 01 August 2020
Status Compulsory Course
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Total workload in lessons
Semester 5. Semester
Lectures 24
Coached selfstudy -
Autonomous selfstudy 36
Total workload 60
Lecturer(s),
Speaker(s),
Associate(s)
Sascha Weber
Learning outcomes and competencies Studierende sind in der Lage…
  • Steuern in die Kapitalwertmethode einzubeziehen.
  • das Konzept des Vollständigen Finanzplans zu verstehen, zu den klassischen Methoden abzugrenzen und anzuwenden.
  • den Ansatz der Lebenszykluskostenrechnung zu verstehen und am Beispiel einer „standardisierten Methode“ anzuwenden.
  • Investitionsdauerentscheidungen treffen zu können.
Studierende kennen…
  • die Grundbegriffe, können Finanzierungsarten abgrenzen.
  • Finanzierungsrisiken, können den  Leverage-Effekt quantifizieren.
  • ausgewählte Instrumente der Aussen- durch Fremdfinanzierung und können deren Vor- und Nachteile benennen, teilw. berechnen (z.B. Leasingraten).
  • kennen die Bedeutung und das Vorgehen im modernen Cash-Management und können einfache Aufgaben rechnen.
Course content
  • vertiefte Investitionsrechnung
  • angewandte Investitionsrechnung
  • Finanzierung
Language of instruction German
Expected attendance -
Assessment Written module exam (100%)

If 5 or fewer students take part in a repeat exam, the test can be modified at the request of the lecturers: ie, instead of a written, an oral examination will be held. This requires the written consent of the students. (Please notify the altered examination form to pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch; form can be obtained from the Admissions Office.)
Bibliography -
Entrance requirements  
Follow-up courses -
Comments -
Telephone +41 (0)58 934
Email xwec@zhaw.ch Sascha Weber

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module

Note

Course: Strategy Development and Business Plan
No.
n.BA.FM.SEBP.17HS.P
Title
Strategy Development and Business Plan
Managed by
Daniel von Felten

Description

Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2017
Status Compulsory Course
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Total workload in lessons
Semester 5. Semester
Lectures 28
Coached selfstudy 20
Autonomous selfstudy 12
Total workload 60
Lecturer(s),
Speaker(s),
Associate(s)
Daniel von Felten, Rudolf Ernst, Andreas Müller
Learning outcomes and competencies Strategy development part

The course content of the strategy development part focuses on the basics of developing strategies in Facility Management to optimally support the core processes of an enterprise. The course is based on the skills profile of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

BIFM competence "Developing an FM strategy":
  • Develop and implement FM strategies
  • Understand the relationship between core business and FM strategy
  • Adapt organisational structures to FM strategy needs
  • Review, evaluate and adjust the FM strategy
  • Remain up to date with new developments in the FM sector.
 
Business planning part
  • Students can integrate their knowledge of different subjects, see FM services as a core process and make them available to business planning.
  • Students can tackle a strategic task in a structured way and develop a realistic and promising business model from it.
  • Students know the objectives, benefits, requirements and methods of a business plan.
  • Students can optimise time and resources to produce the best outcome in the time available.
  • Students can apply several methods of business planning.
  • Students can develop a simple business plan.
  • Students can present a business plan.
Course content Strategy development part

Theoretical foundations of strategy development:
  • Anchoring of the term "strategy" in standards, guidelines, etc.
  • SN / EN Norm 15221-1 Facility Management from the perspective of strategic FM
  • Level model with normative, strategic and operational levels
  • Corporate strategy> FM strategy
  • Real estate strategy> Real estate development
  • Strategy development in the context of strategic management according to Lombriser & Abplanalp
  • Company mission statements and mission statement analyses
  • Goal setting process
  • Instruments for strategy implementation
Short exercises will be incorporated into the theory as required.
 
Business planning part

The students will produce a business plan based on a case study in teams.

The development of the business plan is essentially composed of the following main stages:
  • Strategic situation analysis
  • Developing strategic options
  • Strategic decision
  • Operationalisation of the strategic decision and creation of the business plan
  • Presentation of the business plan
Language of instruction German
Expected attendance Yes, according to detailed course description
Assessment Predicate (passed/failed)

If fewer than 5 students are required to resit the written exam, this can be changed from a written to an oral exam at the request of the lecturer concerned and with the written agreement of the students.(Please advise pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch of any exam modification; a form is available from the Registrar's Office)
Bibliography To be announced
Entrance requirements -
Follow-up courses -
Comments -
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 58 30
Email daniel.vonfelten@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module