This module provides an in-depth study of investment portfolios: the theory behind them, construction techniques, and real-world applications. The students acquire knowledge and skills regarding the opportunities and limitations of portfolio theory that are useful in a professional advisory role or portfolio management role.
The purpose of this module is for the students to gain knowledge, skills, and competencies at an advanced level such that they can discuss and analyse central concepts, methods, models, tools and problems within the subject area. The students apply relevant software and search digital databases when working with the content of the module. Part of the teaching material is digital.
The lectures contain theoretical discussions as well as discussions of common applications and examples. In the exercise sessions, the students are exposed to practical problems that they solve by applying the theories that have been presented in the lectures.
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:
|Name of exam||Portfolio Theory and Financial Applications|
|Type of exam|
Written examIndividual examination.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Porteføljeteori og dens anvendelser|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|