Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

MB215 / BU9201 Investments

Acad Unit: 3
Pre-requisite: MB102/BU8201 / BU8201

Course Description:
This is an introductory level course in investments. The emphasis is on equity, fixed-income and derivative securities. The objective of this course is to provide business minor students with a broad understanding of investments and portfolio management. The course begins by describing the background for the study of investments which include an understanding of the various investment alternatives, allocation of assets, the markets where securities are bought and sold, and how to manage an investment portfolio. The analyses and valuation of equity and fixed-income securities will then be discussed. The course ends with a discussion of derivative securities and how to evaluate portfolios.