Advanced Investments Analysis

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Investments Analysis

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description: 

    The purpose of this course is to provide students with a detailed understanding of how security markets operate, how capital markets price securities, and how investors or investment managers combine assets into portfolios and set effective investment strategies. The main analyzing tools are mainly based on modern portfolio theories (MPT). This course will discuss how statistical and mathematical tools can be used effectively to analyze many aspects of portfolio management. This course will also investigate issues related to portfolio selection: Markowitz's full-information methods, index methods, and investment performance measurement, etc. Equilibrium asset pricing models such as the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Arbitrage Pricing Theory and issues related to market efficiency will also be discussed.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations