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In this course, we will discuss fundamental principles of trading off risk and return, portfolio optimization, and security pricing. We will study and use risk-return models such as the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and multi-factor models to evaluate the performance of various securities and portfolios. Specifically, we will learn how to interpret and estimate regressions that provide us with both a benchmark to use for a security given its risk (determined by its beta), as well as a risk-adjusted measure of the security’s performance (measured by its alpha). Building upon this framework, market efficiency and its implications for patterns in stock returns and the asset-management industry will be discussed. Finally, the course will conclude by connecting investment finance with corporate finance by examining firm valuation techniques such as the use of market multiples and discounted cash flow analysis. The course emphasizes real-world examples and applications in Excel throughout. This course is the first of two on Investments that I am offering online (“Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors” is the second course). The over-arching goals of this course are to build an understanding of the fundamentals of investment finance and provide an ability to implement key asset-pricing models and firm-valuation techniques in real-world situations. Specifically, upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Explain the tradeoffs between risk and return • Form a portfolio of securities and calculate the expected return and standard deviation of that portfolio • Understand the real-world implications of the Separation Theorem of investments • Use the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and 3-Factor Model to evaluate the performance of an asset (like stocks) through regression analysis • Estimate and interpret the ALPHA (α) and BETA (β) of a security, two statistics commonly reported on financial websites • Describe what is meant by market efficiency and what it implies for patterns in stock returns and for the asset-management industry • Understand market multiples and income approaches to valuing a firm and its stock, as well as the sensitivity of each approach to assumptions made • Conduct specific examples of a market multiples valuation and a discounted cash flow valuation This course was previously entitled “Financial Evaluation and Strategy: Investments” and was part of a previous specialization entitled "Improving Business and Finances Operations", which is now closed to new learner enrollment. “Financial Evaluation and Strategy: Investments” received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 based on 199 reviews over the period August 2015 through August 2016. You can view a detailed summary of the ratings and reviews for this course in the Course Overview section. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and onlinemba.illinois.edu....

人気のレビュー

DH

2016年11月11日

This was a fantastic course, with a realistically attainable amount of material, and a humble, knowledgable professor whose teaching style makes a normally difficult topic very easy to understand.

KL

2017年12月6日

Professor Weisbenner is fabulous! He is able to make anyone understand complex investment topics through his delivery and curriculum design. You are missing out not taking Investments from him!

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Investments I: Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation: 101 - 125 / 198 レビュー

by Shishir D

2020年9月9日

i have learned the skill of investment

by Abdul K O

2018年5月31日

Happy that I passed this tough course.

by Martin M

2020年6月29日

Good course with practical knowledge.

by Partha G

2018年11月4日

Great learning experience. Thanks !!!

by Антон К

2021年1月19日

great tutor and very useful material

by Mostafa(MBA) M

2019年11月11日

excellent course, but a little long.

by David H

2018年3月12日

Top notch instruction and lectures!

by Tushar T

2020年10月31日

The course was very useful for me.

by Kianti S

2020年7月31日

I learned so much bout investment.

by Mike M

2016年12月8日

Fantastic class. Very informative!

by Manuel I

2020年11月12日

Great material but a lot of it.

by Joseph M

2020年11月12日

best illinois mba course so far

by Bill D

2016年12月8日

Fantastic course. Leaned a lot!

by AISSEGBE C J

2016年11月21日

Merci pour ce merveilleux cours

by Edgar P

2021年4月27日

Very motivating and practical.

by Kartikeyan S

2020年11月10日

Awesome Course on Investments

by Ann M

2018年7月2日

great course and instructor.

by Ahmed Q

2020年4月6日

Great content and knowledge

by Daniel D

2018年4月5日

Love the class and content!

by Henrique A d C

2016年11月3日

The best regarding finance!

by TEDI V

2021年3月22日

Really interesting course!

by Himanshu G

2020年11月5日

Great course, lot of work!

by mo-hammed a b

2020年10月23日

Extremely powerful course

by Ilias K S

2019年7月26日

Top investments course

by Rohiet R S

2018年10月2日

scott you are too good