BUS322 Investment Analysis and Financial Risk Management
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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: 2009V
-Master in Business Administration (M-ØA) and M-IØ
The course covers key topics and problem issues within financial market analysis and financial risk management; portfolio optimization, market efficiency, evaluation of fund performance
By completing the course, the students will acquire key qualifications within contemporary financial market analysis and finance management. Key concepts include: risk and return, portfolio optimization, fund performance evaluation, the CAPM, efficient markets, risk management
The course will consist of a mix of traditional lectures and classes with practical exercises. Students are expected to bring their lap tops to lectures/classes and 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).
Fronter will be a major hub for notes, course information, data for analysis, software etc
Bodie, Kane and Marcus, Investments. Distributed materials and web sites.
Basic finance, statistics/econometrics, microeconomics.
Financial accounting, cost accounting, operation analysis.
Three assigments accepted in order to present oneself for final exam. Accepted assignments are valid for one year.
30 hours home exam (counts 100 % of the total grade): Individual analysis of a given case.
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Lectures: Approx 40 hours. Class for practical problem solving using PCs:Approx 20 hours.
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