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FIN 511 IMB - Investments

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Introduction to investment analysis, including the theory and implementation of portfolio theory; empirical evidence on the performance of financial assets; evaluation of portfolio investment strategies; and the extension of diversification to international markets. Course Information: Prerequisite: FIN 520; or MBA 505 - Section G (Finance II); or consent of instructor.

Special Instructions:

Students may enroll in section for 2 OR 4 credit hours only. Registration closes 10-4-16. Registration in this section is restricted to students admitted to the iMBA online degree program. Additional ID verification fee for each 4 week course at Coursera, see: https://onlinemba.illinois.edu/imba-program/. examines financial investments finance strategies in two parts: 1. Investments-Learn the fundamental principles of trading off risk and return, portfolio optimization, and security pricing-useful skills and concepts to have when making both corporate and personal financial decisions. Also explore market efficiency, behavioral finance, and firm valuation techniques; 2. Finance-Learn how to use accounting information to form key financial ratios to measure a company's financial health and to plan its future. Explore how to manage a company's financing in order to support value creation. Apply your new knowledge to propose the financial restructuring of a real-world company.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MCS:Computer Sci Online -UIUC MENG:Mech Engineering Onl-UIUC MS: Aerospace Engr-Online-UIUC MS: Civil Engr - Online - UIUC MS:Mechanical Engineerng -UIUC NDEG:Grad Nondegree-CE-UIUC NDEG:Undergrad Nondeg-CE-UIUC MBA: iMBA Online -UIUC

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4 hr

Term(s): Fall


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