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Investments Virtual: Summer International Business Program Summer 2020 July 4-Week 1 Course - Virtual


Investments Course Overview


CEA Partner Institution: CEA Virtual Center
Location: Virtual, Virtual
Primary Subject Area: Finance
Instruction in: English
Course Code: FIN310
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Must have prior coursework in Financial Accounting, Business Finance, Business Statistics, and Principles of Economics


This course covers all the basic financial instruments necessary to understand and implement investment programs. The concepts of Time Value of Money, Financial Statement Analysis and Portfolio construction will be used to analyze different investments. Moreover, students will review the concept of risk/return tradeoff as well as options, futures, and other newer type investments.

Furthermore, this course will help you to understand the complexities and purpose of investments along with its limitations. Overall, the goal is to equip you to better understand financial investments and approaches in relation to business in order to make sound financial management decisions.

This course is an introductory investment course that focuses on practical applications as well as analytical analyses of investment theories. It provides the basic knowledge about financial markets, valuation of investment tools, and different investment strategies. Those students who want to start a career as investment professionals or who want to improve their decision-making as individual investors will find this course very useful. Major course topics include: financial markets and instruments, portfolio theory, valuation of equity and fixed-income securities, options and futures.

This course is taught in a virtual format by one of CEA's onsite instructors from across our 8 study center locations.

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