AU: 4.0
Programme: BUS

This is an introductory level course in investments. The objective of this course is to provide business and accounting students with a broad understanding of investments and portfolio management. The course begins by describing the background for the study of investments which includes an understanding of the various investment alternatives, allocation of assets, the markets where securities are bought and sold, and how to manage an investment portfolio. The analyses and valuation of equity, fixed-income securities and derivative securities will then be discussed. Similar to investments in the real world, the course syllabus is dynamic and will be adjusted according to responses from the class and assessment by the Instructor.