Unit

School Of Business

Investment ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200057.3

Discipline: ECONOMICS

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Kevin Daly


Assumed Knowledge
200488 - Corporate Financial Management


Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
This unit describes the theory and practice of investment decision making. The general objective of the unit is to introduce students to the tools of financial decision making by providing a conceptual framework within which the key financial decision of investment can be analysed. The objectives of this unit are as follows: To provide an overview of the theory of investing in Australian Financial Markets: Equity Markets in Australia, Stock Exchange Trading, Taxation, Australian Debt Markets: Money and Bond Markets. International Investment Environment Foreign Exchange, Equity Debt and Property Market; To apply theoretical concepts of investing to practical applications; Evaluate Asset Allocation, Security selection and Security analysis in Australian Derivatives Markets, International Derivatives Market; Describe Equity Valuation Models, Macro and Industry Analysis of Share Markets; Futures and Forward Contracts. Characteristics of futures/forwards; Analyse Qualitative and Quantitative Stock Selection; Be knowledgeable about Investor Preferences and Passive and Active Portfolio Management; Describe the risk-return trade-off and know the meaning of efficient markets.


Courses
2739.2Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2739.4Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2739.5Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2740.1Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.2Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.4Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.5Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2740.6Bachelor of Business and Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2747.3Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership)/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2753.1Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2753.2Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
3659.2Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KP2739AF.1Applied FinanceCONTINUING
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KP3007.1Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KP3008.1Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Science)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KP3009.1Bachelor of Science (No Key Program)/Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
KT2002.1Applied FinanceCONTINUING
KT2004.1Economics and FinanceCONTINUING
KT2006.1Financial MathematicsCONTINUING
M2504FIN.1FinanceCONTINUING
MT2001.1Applied FinanceCONTINUING
S08FP.1Financial PlanningCONTINUING
S21017.1FinanceCONTINUING
S2504FIN.1FinanceCONTINUING
SM2001.1Accounting ControllershipCONTINUING
SM2006.1Financial PlanningCONTINUING




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