School of Economics and Finance

ECOM057 - Asset Management

The purpose of this module is to provide students with practical application of modern portfolio theory and asset pricing, including active portfolio management, portfolio performance evaluation, portfolio insurance, and international portfolio diversification. A real world case of an Equity focused Hedge Fund will be exposed throughout the course.

On the successful completion of the module students will know how to practically implement modern portfolio management strategies and will be familiar with the practical aspects of asset valuation and management. The course gives strong emphasis to real world cases and real world investment and hedging strategies.