BUS 683 - Applied Investment Management

Building from the theoretical foundation developed in BUS 623, this course uses academic studies, practitioner-oriented readings, case studies, and projects to cover both conventional wisdom and state-of-the-art methods used in managing a portfolio of equity securities. Topics include: asset allocation, active stock selection, market timing, quantitative selection methods, technical analysis, passive management, performance measurement, trading (retail and institutional), mutual funds, and hedge funds. Students will test their skills by actively managing a portfolio, using fund allocated specifically for this course.