This module introduces students to a practical application of modern portfolio theory and its implications for the pricing of assets, the process of constructing, managing, and evaluating a portfolio. This module enhances the student’s capacity for a career in investment and portfolio management and is recommended for students wishing to pursue further studies in Finance, such as the Master in Finance.
The module is practically oriented and will explain how to perform simulations in portfolio construction and asset allocation strategies with the use of real data. The students will learn how to apply investment strategies for the traditional asset classes (stocks and bonds) using excel tools and will be able to work with financial data through open data and software solutions.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see § 17.
|Name of exam||Investment and Portfolio Management|
|Type of exam|
Written examIndividual examination.
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Investering og porteføljestyring|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||Aalborg University Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|