Beyond Grey Pinstripes

     

Course Information

     

Investment Management (2011)

Elective

Topic Areas

Finance

This course provides a broad overview of investment management, focusing on the application of finance theory to the issues faced by portfolio managers and investors in general. Topics include the general tools of portfolio optimization and performance evaluation as well as the subject areas of asset allocation, equity investing in both efficient and inefficient markets, fixed income, alternative investments, international markets, and derivatives. The course includes lectures, guest speakers, cases, problem sets, and a final exam. The course provides an investment toolkit for nonprofits and endowments, and discusses the ethical investment decisions that investment managers must make (i.e. to divest from Sudan and not buy Sudanese stocks).

Instructor(s):

Murfin, Justin

Categories: 

Ethics
Sustainable Finance