Asset Management (N)

FIE426 Asset Management (N)

Autumn 2019

  • Topics

    A growing part of private savings is made in stocks, bonds and money market instruments, and is typically handled by professional asset managers, viz. pension funds, insurance companies, mutual funds, hedge funds, and banks. This course will discuss a number of important practical and theoretical issues of modern asset management.

  • Learning outcome

    Knowledge

    After completing the course, the students can:

    • Get an overview of the various steps in an investment process
    • The strategy choice (active vs passive, strategic allocation among asset classes),
    • Tactical allocation (market timing, investments styles),
    • Performance evaluation (benchmarking)
    • The organization of the investment process.

    After completing the course, the students

    Skills

    • Are able to communicate what has been learned

    General competence

    • Are able to evaluate the investment process of the Government Pension Fund

Overview

ECTS Credits
7.5
Teaching language
Norwegian
Semester

Spring.Offered spring 2019.