Investment Management or, like other scholars call it; Security analysis and Portfolio Management is a university course taught in the Finance department of any College or University. We will cover the following topics
Topic 1: Individual Investment;
Topic 2: Risk and Return;
Topic 3: Capital Asset Pricing Model;
Topic 4: Optimal Portfolio;
Topic 5: Valuation of Securities;
Topic 6: Fundamental Analysis and Technical analysis
Topic 7: Security market.
What we offer
The course explores issues in investment management such as how to analyse an economy, an industry and a company before investing in it; i.e. carrying out a 'security analysis' and;
How to choose companies and stocks/securities to invest in, how to calculate the risk and return of investing in a portfolio, stock or company; how to manage an investment from the beginning to the end, etc.
We end with a brief session of capital markets and how to invest on them.
We will use the following:
- Documents (PPT, PDF and Excel files); 7 ppt, 3 pdf and 1 xls
- Videos: both pre-recorded and live class recordings; 3 videos
- Assignments and tests (1 vs 1) upon completion of which the learners who get over 70% will get a certificate;
- Class recordings, YES
- Class Schedule: The Course will run 3 times. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. All at 6pm GMT or 8PM Kigali time.
Who should take this course?
This course is for people with an interest in Finance issues especially investment in the capital markets.
There are no prerequisites for taking this course for anyone who can read and write in English.
We will give certificates to the best performers (those who will get over 70% in the test and assignment).
This course is unique because most of the examples will be locally-based. Issues facing the Rwandan market and East Africa in general will be tackled.
Learners should enrol into this course because it's the first of its king in East Africa and especially, Online. We expect that after the course the participants will be able to invest 'en masse' on their 'bourse'.
There is no other study material, other than those mentioned above, that will be needed in the course.
Trainees will be able to invest in shares, bonds, bank fixed deposits; trade securities, forex, etc and will have an overview of what the capital market is all about.
The course doesn't help the learner to qualify for any specific professional course but it does prepare students in the final year of Finance at undergraduate level. With knowledge from our course, they will pass very well subjects of investment as well as management of financial institutions and markets.
Language of instruction: English