FIN8103 Investment Management Strategies
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.
Improved information technology, developments in quantitative techniques and financial innovation have all contributed to the need for management to apply a strategic approach to investment management. This course introduces students to theoretical and applied techniques used in the areas of security valuation, portfolio selection, asset allocation and portfolio evaluation. Examples will involve portfolios comprising equities, debts, derivatives and foreign assets.