1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
2. COURSE CODE MFB3013
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF TBD
4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME This course is an advance course in Bachelor of Islamic Banking and Finance because it covers the discussions on modern portfolio theories and investment strategies that enhance the understanding of fundamental finance and banking theories learned in preceding courses. In addition, this course includes risk management using portfolio diversification and financial derivatives..
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester  6 / Year3
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Face to face:

L T P O
28 24 6

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial; P=Practical; O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

120
7. CREDIT VALUE 127/40= 3.01 credit; 2+2
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) MFB4013 Investment
9. OBJECTIVES 1.     To equip students with technical knowledge of Asset Selection and Portfolio Management.

2.     To expose the students with real world scenarios through investment simulation.

10. LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

1.     describe the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) and the Random Walk Theory.(LO1-C1)

2.     measure assets selection and construct portfolio formation based on the risk and return appetite of CAPM and APT (LO2-P4)

3.     construct an investment portfolio in a simulated environment. (LO2-P4)

4.     to state the relationship between fund objectives and the risk-return trade-offs of different categories of mutual funds. (LO2-P2).

11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS Students will be able to acquire technical skills on portfolio formation and portfolio management, plus decision making skills under various economic and psychological circumstances.
12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning and assessment strategy:

Teaching-learning strategy:

  • The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials, group assignments, and investment simulation. Practical experience through investment simulation will be fostered throughout the course. The use of examination and internal reporting assessment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concept in context.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
13. SYNOPSIS This course will equip the students to analyse the prosess of generating returns from investment assets such as stocks and bonds by looking at various investment opportunities. This course is an advance investment course that discusses modern investment theories and investment strategies.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lectures and tutorial (SCL)
15. ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES
Component %
Continous Assessment 50%
Final examination 50%
Total 100%
16. CONTENT OUTLINE OF THE COURSE/MODULE AND SLT PER TOPIC

 

TOPIC lecture tutorial Test/Quiz/Exam Assignment Assessment(Library Seacrh) Self-study Total
Market Efficiency:
Concept and Reality
2 2 3 7
Modern Portfolio Theory 12 10 1 18 41
Common Stock – Analysis and Strategy 8 8 12 28
Investment Companies 6 4 1 9 20
Continous Test/Quiz/Assessment 1 6 4 11
FINAL 3 10 13
TOTAL 28 24 6 6 0 56 120
17. REFERENCES  Main reference

1.     Reily, F. K. and K.C, Brown (2005), Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. 7th ed., Thomson South-Western, USA.

Additional references

2.     Jones, Charles P (2004), Investments: Analysis and Management, 9th ed., John Wiley & Sons, USA.