COL_Part%20A_FINS3641_Sm2_2011

COL_Part%20A_FINS3641_Sm2_2011 - Australian School of...

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Australian School of Business School of Banking and Finance FINS3641 S ECURITY A NALYSIS AND V ALUATION C OURSE O UTLINE S EMESTER 2, 2011 PART A: C OURSE S PECIFIC I NFORMATION
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TABLE OF CONTENTS PART A. COURSE SPECIFIC INFORMATION 1 1. STAFF CONTACT DETAILS 1 2. COURSE DETAILS 1 2.1. Teaching Times and Locations 1 2.2. Units of Credit 1 2.3. Summary of Course 1 2.4. Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses 1 2.5. Student Learning Outcomes 1 3. LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES 2 3.1. Approach to Learning and Teaching in the Course 2 3.2. Learning Activities and Teaching Strategies 2 4. ASSESSMENT 3 4.1. Formal Requirements 3 4.2. Assessment Details 3 5. COURSE EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT 4 6. COURSE RESOURCES 5 7. COURSE SCHEDULE 5
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FINS3641 – Security Analysis and Valuation 1 PART A. COURSE SPECIFIC INFORMATION Note: This course outline needs to be read in conjunction with Part B, which contains essential information on key policies, student responsibilities, special consideration and student resources. 1. S TAFF C ONTACT D ETAILS The lecturer-in-charge of the subject is Dr Henry Yip (LIC). Henry is available for consultation on Wednesday from 12 noon to 2 pm during teaching weeks by phone on 93855870, email at [email protected] , online via the discussion forums in Blackboard, and preferably face to face in his office. For face to face consultation, go to Level 3, West Lobby, ASB Building and use the intercom to call Henry’s extension on 55870. Henry will come out to greet you. Tutor contact details will be posted on Blackboard in due course. 2. C OURSE D ETAILS 2.1. Teaching Times and Locations There are two streams of weekly 2-hour lecture on Wednesday. The 1 st stream is held in Biomed Th. C from 10:00 to 12:00. The 2 nd stream is held in Biomed Th. A from 15:00 to 17:00. 2.2. Units of Credit This course is allocated 6 units of credit. 2.3. Summary of Course FINS3641 explores techniques, models and industry practices used in the valuation and selection of securities for institutional equity portfolios. Both quantitative and fundamental analyses are covered. Attention is paid to recent research on the efficiency of financial markets, and to anomalies that form the bases for quantitative stock selection models. 2.4. Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses The aim of FINS3641 is to give students an appreciation and understanding of security valuation techniques employed by financial analysts. FINS3641 is an elective finance subject for students interested in pursuing a career in funds management, brokerage and investment banking. Pre-requisite for the course is FINS2624 Portfolio Management and students are expected to be very familiar with all aspects of time value of money, asset pricing and option pricing models, financial ratios and capital budgeting. The course complements funds management courses including FINS3640 Investment Management Modelling and FINS3642 Strategic Investment Management, and corporate finance courses including FINS3623 Venture
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