FI 417 Investment Analysis and Management
SP 2007 HO
Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D. - University of New OrleansM.S. - University of New OrleansMBA - Nicholls State University
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, Tuesdays from 1:00PM – 5:00 PM and by appointment.
11:35 - 12:50 PM
All students should enrolled in this class should have taken FI 360.
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This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of investing. Major topics covered include in-depth discussions on valuation of bonds, stocks, and derivative securities, portfolio formation and revision, and portfolio performance monitoring. In order to help students to better understand the real investment process, hands-on experience can be gained through participation in Stock-Trak Portfolio Simulation and presentations on timely topics.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
There is no opportunity in this course to do “extra-credit” work. Your grade will be determined solely by the components listed above. All exams are in-class, closed-book. They cover material from lectures, assigned readings and homework assignments. Exams will strive to test comprehension and not merely memorization skills.
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
Students are expected to arrive in the classroom before the class starts. Class disruptions from cell phones, pagers or any other device will not be allowed. During exams, all cell phones etc. must be turned off.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:1/8/2007 3:12:03 AM