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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Finance

400k Portfolio

Kelley finance MBA students manage a live $400,000 portfolio through the Investment Management Academy.

  1. F520
    Asset Valuation and Strategy
    • 7-weeks
    • 1.5 credits
    • Prerequisite: MBA Core

    This course will provide finance majors and minors with the basics for analyzing the demand for and pricing of financial securities. The essentials of a traditional investments course will be framed in a portfolio context. Special emphasis will be given to debt and derivative securities. Extensions and applications of this material will be pursued in the advanced finance modules.

    • Risk and risk aversion
    • Portfolio theory and diversification
    • Asset pricing models, theory, and empirical tests
    • Fixed income analysis, term structure, and interest rate risk
    • Introduction to derivative securities: options and futures  

    Course grade will be based on some average of exam(s), written assignments, and problem sets.