Investment Strategies and Portfolio Analysis
School: Rice University
Registration Link: REGISTER HERE
Start Date: February 13, 2017 (4 Weeks Long)
Workload: Not Specified
Instructor: Arzu Ozoguz
Credentials: Ozoguz is a visiting assistant professor to Rice. Holding a Ph.D. in INSEAD, she has previously taught at the University of Texas-Dallas, the University of North Carolina, and Queen’s University. Her interests include information economics and international finance, with her recent research being published in the Journal of Financial Economics.
Graded: To earn a passing mark, students must complete all graded assignments.
Description: Every investor is looking to turn a profit. Question is, what short-term tactics or long-term strategies work in maximizing return and minimizing risk? There are many ways to approach investing. Some investors pin their hopes on recent perform, while others hold their investments and weather the market highs and lows. Of course, you’ll find plenty of investors who tie themselves to indexes to spread their risk. Indeed, every strategy carries merits. Hot industries and companies can help investors make a killing before a quick exit. Consistent returns aren’t as sexy, but they can yield a pretty cushy living over time. Who wouldn’t want to say they were among the first investors in the next Apple?
What will work best for you? That’s exactly what this is course is designed to help you figure out. In particular, according to Ozoguz, you’ll learn the best practices for measuring and evaluating portfolios, including style and attribution analyses. In addition, students will compare and contrast strategies in various contexts to gain a better understanding of what works and when. In addition, the course will examine emerging investment trends and market innovations.
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Additional Note: This is the fourth course in a five course specialization from Rice University called Investment and Portfolio Management. To learn more about these courses and register for them, click here.