This course is included in the "materia or area": INVESTMENT
GENERAL COMPETENCES associated to INVESTMENT:
Students will achieve the ability to answer new problems, using a large amount of information. They will learn how work in unstable situations, being part of a team or individually. They will also promote their ability of leadership. Class participation is highly encouraged.
SPECIFIC COMPETENCES and LEARNING RESULTS:
Students will get familiar with an array of asset classes and strategies in Alternative Investments from practitioners. The aim of the program is to critically think about investments, assessing the risk-return profile and pricing credit and real estate assets from a practical perspective.
- Course Description
The first part of the course focuses in introducing alternative investments. The second part focuses on investment process in Hedge Funds and their investment strategies.. The third part is devoted to Real Estate, and advanced portfolio strategies.
The professor will use Excel in the empirical exercises.