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URP-812 Urban Finance Management
Campus SCEE (NIT)
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Urban Finance Management
Course Code URP-812
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives Course Objectives: Course objectives include to equipped students with different methods of estimating, financial budgeting and management techniques.

Course Outcomes: On successful completion of the course, the student will be able to prepare cost estimation of development plans, programs and projects along with cost benefit analysis.
Detail Content
  1. Methods of estimating the cost of development plans and individual projects and means of financing
  2. Effect of affordability on the densities and space standards.
  3. Capital improvement programming. Internal rate of return and cost Benefit Analysis
  4. Time value of money, compounding and discounting measures of project worth. Preparation of development budgets and planning project evaluation.
Text/Ref Books Text Book (Author, title, publisher, publication year):
  1. Merret, A.J., The Finance and Analysis of Capital Process 2nd ed.,London, Longman, (Latest Edition)
  2. Nathaniel Litchfield, Economics of Planned Development (LatestEdition)
Reference books (Authors, title, publisher & publication year):
  1. Cottred, Alan, Environmental Economics, London, Edward, (Latest
  2. Edition)
  3. Mishan, E,J., Cost-Benefit Analysis 3rd ed., London, George, 1982
  4. Sugder, Robert, Principles of Practical Cost Benefit, Oxford, Oxford University press, (Latest Edition)
  5. Struyls, J. Raymond, Housing Finance in LDCs, Washington D.C., 1992.
Time Schedule Summer Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Malik Asghar Naeem
PhD, Hong kong
Discipline: Urban & Regional Planning
Specialty: Urban Planning