Course syllabus MIS - International Investement Management (FBE - SS 2014/2015)

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Course code: MIS
Course title in language of instruction: Mezinárodní investiční management
Course title in Czech: International Investement Management
Course title in English: International Investement Management
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2014/2015
Name of lecturer: Ing. Jaroslav Bukovina, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Michal Dufek (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Svatopluk Kapounek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: Capital Markets
Aims of the course:
The main task of this course is to provide knowledges and skills in the field of financial management in the open economies, which are characteristic by large share of international trade and capital mobility. The course will focus on the complicated decision making process in the field of international investment management, creation of the investment and hedging strategies at the international financial markets. The students will obtain skills to work with basic investment tools at the international financial markets, the will receive knowledges about the important institutions and segments of the international financial markets, they will be able to analyze risks and expected returns of the portfolios. Finally, the will be able to establish investment policy and strategy.
Course contents:
1.International financial markets and its instruments (allowance 2/1)
2.International asset pricing, model CAPM, methodology Value at Risk (allowance 4/2)
3.Selected risks at the international capital markets (allowance 4/2)
4.Bond investments and bond markets: international bond markets, risks on international bond markets (allowance 4/2)
5.Diversification at the international markets (allowance 4/2)
6.Venture capital, selected derivatives in the context of the international investment strategies (allowance 4/2)
7.Evaluation of the portfolio performance, international investment process (allowance 4/2)
8.Real estate and commodities at the international market (allowance 2/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to make decisions
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Designing and managing projects
-Spirit of enterprise

Specific competences:
-Ability of international investment decisions at the international capital markets
-Ability to apply international portfolio theory and risk management in intermational investment decisions
-Knowledge of fundraising options in the international capital markets
-Knowledge of impact of the international monetary institutions on the interantional capital flows

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     seminar14 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular assessment18 h
     preparation for regular testing40 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
The students have to pass the oral exam. The condition to pass the credit is to take two written tests.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQSOLNIK, B.Global investmentsBoston [u.a.Pearson [u.a.0-321-55212-1
REFABOZZI, F J.The theory and practice of investment management: asset allocation, valuation, portfolio construction, and strategiesHoboken, N.J.Wiley978-0-470-92990-2
REModern investment management: an equilibrium approachHoboken, N.J.John Wiley978-0-471-12410-8
REDURČÁKOVÁ, J. -- MANDEL, M.Mezinárodní financePrahaManagement Press2010978-80-7261-221-5
REWITZANY, J.International financial marketsPrahaOeconomica2007978-80-245-1274-7
REMUSÍLEK, P.Trhy cenných papírůPrahaEkopress2011978-80-86929-70-5


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 11/27/2014.

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