Back to Find Units Page

Unit of Study FIN10711 - Portfolio Management (2015)

Show me unit information for year

Unit Snapshot


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain how finance theory provides a basis for rational investment, portfolio management and financial risk management decisions
2 critically analyse mainstream and alternative portfolio management approaches
3 demonstrate expertise in accessing data on securities markets and other investment alternatives
4 demonstrate ability to construct a security portfolio utilising the theory and professional practice of portfolio construction
5 evaluate the performance of portfolio managers.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain how finance theory provides a basis for rational investment, portfolio management and financial risk management decisions
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. critically analyse mainstream and alternative portfolio management approaches
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate expertise in accessing data on securities markets and other investment alternatives
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate ability to construct a security portfolio utilising the theory and professional practice of portfolio construction
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. evaluate the performance of portfolio managers.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.