Investment Management - BUSN9117

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Canterbury
Autumn Term 7 15 (7.5) Mohammad Hasan checkmark-circle

Overview

Indicative topics include:
• Overview of the Investment Industry
• Characteristics of debt securities and bond investment strategies
• Equity analysis
• Macroeconomic and industry analysis
• Equity valuation methods
• Equity portfolio management
• Hedge Funds
• Performance measurement

Details

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 37
Private study hours: 113
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods

Individual Essay (2000 words) (40%)
Examination, 2 hours (60%)

Indicative reading

Bodie, Z., Kane, A. and Marcus, A. (2011), Investments and Portfolio Management, Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill
Damodaran, A. (2012) Investment valuation: Tools and techniques for determining the value of any asset, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons
Fabozzi, F. J. (2007) Fixed Income Analysis (2nd Edition), CFA Institute, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
F.K. Reilly and K.C. Brown (2002) Analysis of Investments & Management of Portfolios, 10th Edn, Mason, OH: Cengage Learning

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1 Demonstrate a systematic knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the theory in the areas of the syllabus relating to debt securities, bond investment strategies, equity analysis, macroeconomic and industry
analysis, equity analysis methods, equity portfolio management, hedge funds and performance management.
2 Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the complex techniques applicable to solve problems in the areas of the syllabus relating to debt securities, bond investment strategies, equity analysis, macroeconomic
and industry analysis, equity analysis methods, equity portfolio management, hedge funds and performance management.
3 Comprehensive understanding of recent developments and methodologies in investment management and the links between the theory and its practical application and to critically evaluate such methodologies.
4 Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the complex current issues relevant to the investment market.
5 Demonstrate an ability to conceptually understand, select and critically apply appropriate methods in portfolio management.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1 Adopt a logical mathematical approach to solving complex problems and decision making in complex situations.
2 Effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.
3 Use the relevant information technology.

Notes

  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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