26 July 2024
Principles of Investment Finance
This course aims to introduce the student to the world of investments. Principles of Investment Finance will strive to help students understand individual investment decision-making by introducing topics and techniques used by personal investors and money managers. The course focuses on individual securities and portfolios, teaching students to consider the risk and return of different types of investments and how to use this knowledge to achieve financial goals. There will be a focus on stock and bond investing. The course will cover the mechanics of buying and selling securities, efficient market theory, portfolios, diversification, stock valuation, and international investing.
Class 1. The Investment Environment
Class 2. Securities Markets and Transactions
Class 3. Investment Information and Securities Transactions
Class 4. Common Stocks
Class 5. Analyzing Common Stocks
Class 6. Stock Valuation & (Feedback Activity: Course review and Q&A)
Class 7. Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance
Class 8. Fixed Income Securities
Class 9. Bond Valuation
Class 10. Return and Risk
Class 11. Modern Portfolio Concepts
Carsten Sørensen - Department of Finance
This is a bachelor level course. CBS Summer University courses at Copenhagen Business School is open to all and welcomes domestic and international students as well as professionals.
Explain and employ the terms and tools used by investment professionals
Differentiate between the various financial instruments available to investors
Demonstrate understanding of fundamental finance concepts such as Portfolio Theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model, Efficient Markets Hypothesis
Distinguish Behavioral Finance from Standard Finance and assess their respective usefulness and limitations in valuing stocks
Evaluate the performance of a portfolio using modern porfilio concepts and risk-adjusted return measures
Develop the ability to solve quantitative problems related to risk and return, security valuation, bond valuation, and portfolio optimization.
This is a 6-week course. You can combine up to two 6-week courses making 15 ECTS in total.
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DKK 6000: Tuition fee for Open University students (EU/EEA/Swiss citizenship)
DKK 12000: Tuition fee for non-European students.