Teaching

  • MN-3505 Asset Management

    This module is concerned with recent advances in asset and portfolio management. It seeks to provide a systematic understanding of the portfolio management concepts and its components. Emphasis is given to the asset allocation process, the equity and fixed-income portfolio management strategy and performance evaluation. The students will have an opportunity to learn how to make use of the database, DATASTREAM. This database provides information on a variety of assets, macro-economic data and financial statements of companies around the world.

  • MN-M505 Risk Management

    This module aims to provide an understanding of how companies and financial institutions can manage risk through the use of financial derivatives and covers the role of hedging and risk management in business organisations. Different types of financial derivative will be introduced and their roles in financial markets in terms of trading and hedging will be covered. Basic pricing theories and techniques will also be covered in this module. This module is sponsored by Admiral Insurance Group (Cardiff) with a module prize.

  • MN-M508 Asset Management

    This module is concerned with recent advances in asset and portfolio management. It seeks to provide a systematic understanding of the portfolio management concepts and its components. Emphasis is given to the asset allocation process, the equity and fixed-income portfolio management strategy and performance evaluation. The students will have an opportunity to learn how to make use of the database, DATASTREAM. This database provides information on a variety of assets, macro-economic data and financial statements of companies around the world.