Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Investments
FINC 3316 (formerly ADMN 3316) Investments
Prerequisites:FINC 2406 and FINC 3116
Hours:Three hours of lecture and one hour of seminar per week for one term.
This course covers investment theory, its application by practicing investment analysts, and significant investment challenges. Techniques used in the pricing, selection, and evaluation of fixed income, equity, and derivative securities; security price behaviour, stock-market indicator series, and factors affecting the term structure and risk structure of yields on financial securities are identified and analyzed. This course also gives the student an overview of portfolio management, introducing modern portfolio theory, equilibrium pricing relationships, and the evaluation of portfolio performance. Students gain insight into the practical application of investment management theory through the use of an experiential exercise.