Financial Investment

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Financial Investment

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICMF376

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Conditions:

    20‐40 students

    Course Description:

    Investment principles and practices, investment policies, security analysis, mechanism and mathematics of security purchases, long‐and short‐term fluctuations of security prices, functions of securities markets and regulatory bodies, individual investment needs; quantitative and qualitative aspects of risk and return associated with investment decisions, and fundamental, technical, and random‐walk approaches to valuation.

    Course Objectives:

    • Understand the basic concept of utility function and separation theorem in finance.
    • Understand framework, role, and function financial markets and financial tools in order to carry out the expected utility maximization objective.
    • Introduce the selection criterion based on Mean‐Variance efficient and Stochastic Dominance Analysis.
    • Introduce the basic concept of state preference concept in order to make the right decision according to the state of nature and introduce the concept market and Arrow‐Debreu security.
    • Introduce the basic concept of financial risk management such as portfolio management.'
    • Have analytical and problem solving skills regarding the asset pricing model.
    • Understand fundamental derivative concepts in credits risk management and its application in the real world.
    • Have board financial knowledge, corporate and investment, suffices for nay business related functions.

    Teaching Methods:

    Lecture, presentation, and participation

    Teaching Media:

    Power Point

    Measurement and Evaluation of Student Achievement:

    • The ability in understanding the basic concept of utility function and separation theorem in finance. understand framework, role, and function financial markets and financial tools in order to carry out the expected utility maximization objective.
    • The ability in introducing the selection criterion based on Mean‐ Variance efficient and Stochastic Dominance Analysis.
    • The ability in introducing the basic concept of state preference concept in order to make the right decision according to the state of nature and introduce the concept market and Arrow‐Debreu security.
    • The ability in introducing the basic concept of financial risk management such as portfolio management.
    • The ability in having analytical and problem solving skills regarding the asset pricing model.
    • The ability in understanding fundamental derivative concepts in credits risk management and its application in the real world.
    • The ability in having broad financial knowledge, corporate and investment suffices for nay business related functions.

    Student’s achievement will be graded according to the faculty and university standard using the symbols: A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, and F.

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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