BAFN204 - Portfolio Management: Investing Wisely

10 cp
Prerequisites BAFN200 Principles of Finance
Teaching Organisation 3 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent

This unit is the foundation for understanding investments in general portfolio management. You need to understand the concepts of the investment setting, market efficiency, investment objectives, portfolio strategies and risk pricing, valuation of equity, debt and property investments, managed funds, and alternative investments. You need to compare and contrast a value b ased view of investing viz-a-viz conventional investing approaches and techniques. You will further develop portfolio management skills in constructing both socially responsible investment (SRI) and conventional (non-SRI) portfolios. You will be to apply portfolio construction approaches to create real-life investment portfolios. The unit provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to apply portfolio management techniques to construct a portfolio as an investment analyst.