School Of Business

Funds Management and Portfolio SelectionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 51168.4


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate Business course. The online offerings for this unit are only available to students enrolled in the fully online course 2770 Master of Commerce (Financial Planning) or 2807 Master of Stockbroking and Financial Advising.

About this Unit
This unit provides an introduction to the theory, concepts, tools, techniques and applications of investment management, drawing on examples from the Australian financial system. The unit focuses on various asset pricing models including capital asset pricing model, single index model arbitrage pricing theory and Fama-French three factor model. The unit introduces various portfolio management strategies, asset classes including bonds and equity securities. The unit also highlights various fund performance measures.

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