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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

FINC 615 - Investments and Portfolio Management

Credit Hours: 3
In this course, students learn to manage funds for themselves, individual investors, employing business organizations, and/or institutional investors. By studying various investment instruments, students are provided a working knowledge of financial instruments and tools for practical application, to begin a career or enhance their current positions in this global market. Specifically, financial planning, portfolio risk, equity markets, stocks and bonds, financial mathematics, wealth management, securities, asset securitization, and risk management are studied in depth. Research of cases in capital markets, international investing, and working with government agencies assist students in gaining an understanding of portfolio performance and regulatory compliance in this complex field. Finally, students will construct an investment portfolio, provide and analysis of its components, and understand its short and long-term implications in a global market.