Course Title: Investment Analysis

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Investment Analysis

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BAFI2077

City Campus

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Spring2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Spring2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017

BAFI2079

Singapore Inst of Management

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 13

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BAFI2077

City Campus

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face

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Course Coordinator: Dr Monica Tan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5880

Course Coordinator Email: monica.tan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course explores core aspects of investment theory and management in a rapidly changing financial environment. It provides you with analytical techniques and the theoretical and practical skills of investment analysis, stock markets and securities. You will evaluate and analyse issues related to investment management, assess, manage and create portfolios, examine and appraise securities and explore institutions and financial instruments.

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.

 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

CLO1: Examine the general investment framework and investment alternatives available in the market
CLO2: Apply ethical financial decision making based on knowledge of the principles of market participation
CLO3: Apply security valuation techniques and assess economic factors to analyse the performance of an actual security
CLO4: Research various popular investment vehicles and compare them to less familiar alternatives
CLO5: Create a portfolio to meet a client’s need and assess the role of risk and return in the investment decision process


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information. Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT library website. Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 4

Final Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.