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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

One of the key principles of financial investment is that investors expect to be fully compensated for the risk associated with any investment. A second key principle is that investors can reduce their exposure to risk by holding more than one investment. In this subject you will learn how to construct a portfolio of financial assets (shares and bonds) which seeks to maximise returns and minimise risk. All of the analysis is based on real time data and information and drawn from the emerging Vietnamese securities market. Topics include managing risk, macroeconomic performance, recognising industry potential and understanding company financial strength

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJane Hamilton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesCase analysis and class exercises

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Subject is only available to Students studying the La Trobe MBA jointly with the University Hanoi


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand and evaluate key principles in investment
02. Identify and measure stand alone and diversified investment risk
03. Apply fundamental analysis in evaluating investments

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