Elements of economics (economic systems, market, theory of supply and demand, formation of market price, general economic equilibrium).
Elements of statistics (Population and sample, collection and representation of data, position measurements: mode, median, quantile and arithmetic mean; diversity measurements: heterogeneity, variability and concentration; normal distribution; covariance and linear correlation; simple and multiple linear regression analysis; use of R software environment).
Elements of financial mathematics (financial transactions, interest, simple and compound capitalization, discount schemes, financial equivalence, annuities, upright and present value of a temporary annuity, perpetual annuity).
Theories of economic value (historical outline). Main meanings of economic value. Principles of appraisal. Overview of the main valuation procedures.
Evaluation methods and techniques in designing and planning. Ex-ante, in itinere and ex post evaluation of projects. Overview of financial analysis (Net Present Value, Cost Revenue Ratio, Internal Rate of Return, Payback period), Cost-Benefit analysis, Multicriteria analysis.