BUS322 Investment Analysis and Financial Risk Management
Showing course contents for the educational year 2014 - 2015 .
Course responsible: Ole Gjølberg
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2009-2010
-Master in Business Administration
The course covers key topics and problem issues within financial market analysis and financial risk management: - stock pricing, - dividends analysis and risk, portfolio optimization, interest and currency markets - risks and risk management, - bonds pricing and management, - bond management evaluation, - forward markets - futures pricing and tools for risk management, - stock option pricing - investment and risk management through stock options, calculating capital costs.
By completing the course, the students will acquire key qualifications within contemporary financial market analysis and finance management. Key concepts include: portfolio optimization, finance management evaluation, risk analysis of financial markets, stock option pricing and calculation of capital costs.
Lectures and exercises in the computer lab. The students are expected to become familiar with computer software for financial analysis and investments. The students should also closely follow the financial and commodity markets (stocks, options, futures, interests, currencies).
Bodie, Kane and Marcus, Investments. Distributed materials and web sites.
Basic finance, statistics/econometrics, microeconomics.
Financial accounting, cost accounting, operation analysis.
2-3 assigments accepted in order to present oneself for final exam.
2-day examination. Individual analysis of a case.
In accordance with NMBUs norm.
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Lectures: 30 hours. Supervised exercises in the computer lab: 30 hours.
In collaboration with internal and external colleagues in this subject area and people in the financial market. External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått