The aim of this module is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the theory and practice behind portfolio theory. In this perspective, the module is structured on the construction, maintenance, management, and evaluation of investments portfolios. A wide range of topics are covered, including equity, bond, and international investments.
A Be able to discuss, illustrate, and critically analyse the contending theories of portfolio management.
B Have a practical understanding of the assessment of portfolio performance.
C Be able to choose between investments and tailor financial portfolios to predetermined criteria.
D Be able to deal with practical issues in the investment process.
Lectures: Theories of portfolio management, as well as practical cases will be taught during lectures. Tutorials: Beyond lectures, student will be asked to apply theory to practical cases in tutorials. After preparing investments simulations in advance , students will be asked to present their work during tutorials.