Finance II (FIN-II 7.5)

Course description



The importance of the knowledge of investment processes and financial securities has risen over the last decades as the importance of financial industry has increased and individuals have been given more responsibility to invest their pension contributions. Topics discussed in the course include financial markets, portfolio theory, financial instruments, market efficiency, behavioural finance, portfolio performance evaluation and international diversification. The course provides an increased understanding of financial instruments, portfolio management, investor psychology and investment
processes.
The course consists of lectures, seminars, tutorials and a portfolio management project.




Intended Learning Outcomes
The overall aim of the course is to introduce the students to financial markets, asset management practises, investment analysis, and performance evaluation. Upon completion of the course, students shall be able to:

Knowledge and understanding
1. recognise and describe financial markets, market participants, and financial instruments;

Skills and abilities
2. solve financial problems related to the portfolio choice of an individual investor;
3. perform security and portfolio performance analysis;

Judgement and approach
4. assess the attractiveness of different investment opportunities;
5. evaluate the performance of investment portfolios.

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Course title:
Finance II
Semester: Autumn term 2019
Study period: 3
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: fe2103

Syllabus

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Course coordinator:
Oskar Sjölander
Teaching assistant:
Felicia Berglund
Sara Tegstam
Head of course:
Mia Hinnerich
Examiner:
Mia Hinnerich
Student services:
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