FIN 605: Applied Portfolio Management

no offering in fall

This course builds on the „Investments“ (FIN 500) course and explains how the basic concepts are applied in practice. While the focus is on equity portfolios, bond portfolio management, Hedge Funds and Asset Allocation will also be covered.

Learning outcomes
The course provides students with an understanding of how equity and bond portfolios are managed in practice. Students will understand the factors that determine the performance of investment strategies. Through numerous application examples, the course teaches how theoretical concepts and scientific findings can be implemented in practical portfolio management.

Necessary prerequisites
FIN 500 Investments

Recommended prerequisites

Forms of teaching and learningContact hoursIndependent study time
Lecture2 SWS9 SWS
ECTS credits4
Graded yes
Form of assessmentWritten exam (60 min.)
Restricted admissionno
Further information
Performing lecturer
Frequency of offeringFall semester
Duration of module 1 semester
Range of applicationM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. WiPäd, M.Sc. VWL, M.Sc. Wirt. Inf., M.Sc. Wirt. Math.
Preliminary course work