Applied Funds Management - FINS5542

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Banking and Finance

Course Outline: FINS5542 Course outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite or corequisite: FINS5513 or enrolment in program 8406

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Laboratory and theoretical based course that develops fundamental concepts of asset valuation in a world with time varying risk, in order to construct and manage an investment portfolio. The course focuses on the recent advances in quantitative finance including risk modelling, forecasting, portfolio construction and evaluation. The aim is to provide students with a practitioner-orientated view of asset management where concern is based on generating superior returns. Topics focus primarily on empirical and practical tools required to actively manage an investment over time through the extensive use of computer spreadsheets.
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