Management of Investment Portfolios

FIN30016 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

Results:
27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

Census:
31 Jul 20


Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit provides student with knowledge of investment, how to apply cash flow discounting valuation methods to assist decision during the process of marking an investment. Students will be introduced to conventional asset pricing models in finance, Markowitz portfolio theory and how to apply standardised benchmark when assessing and comparing investment portfolio. Other than investing in the equity market, this unit also covers emerging topics in investment markets such as behavioural issue in finance, current trends in investment, and technical analysis.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Apply theoretical valuation framework to value financial assets and present written valuation report to stakeholders
2 Apply investment knowledge in allocating assets to a portfolio
3 Explain portfolio theory and its relevance to the evaluation of performance of investment portfolios
4 Describe contemporary issues in the emerging investment markets
5 Work collaboratively in diverse teams