Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module is designed to develop an advanced understanding of portfolio theory and aims to develop theories and techniques of modern portfolio management concepts in an international context. The module will focus on portfolio construction, behavioural finance, economic analysis and setting capital market expectations. In addition, tax strategies and ethical issues will be considered.
1. Modern Portfolio Management Concepts.
2. Behavioural Finance.
3. Management of Individual/Family Investor Portfolios and Management of Institutional Investor Portfolios.
4. Economic Analysis and Setting Capital Market Expectations.
5. Ethical and Tax Efficiency Strategies.
6. Portfolio Construction and Revision.
7. Execution of Portfolio Decisions (Trading).
8. Performance Evaluation and Performance Results.
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
6. Take an international perspective including understanding the impact of globalisation on businesses, societies, the environment and the ethical implications thereof.
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