Financial Markets and Investments
Who will benefit from this Course?
How will you benefit from this Course?
After completing the Financial Markets and Investments course, you will be able to:
- Cultivate a problem-solving approach and develop a strong analytical exposure in handling the complex situation related to financial matters
- Develop necessary knowledge in relevance towards global financial markets, cross-cultural interactions and network building
- Get acquainted with caselets that are developed from the relevant case-studies of different companies and stock exchanges regarding the subject matters given in the program
- Gain hand-on-knowledge on the evaluation of portfolio performance through the use of Experiential Learning
- Be industry relevant from day one of job commencement
Where can you see yourself after this Course?
Completion of this Course will help you analyze the performance of the stock in the markets and assess the financial data recorded in the various relevant financial statements to determine its future movements.
Completion of this Course will help you to seek employment as a fund manager in the mutual fund sector, with reference to development of investment programs
Completion of this Course will help you to approach banks and other financial institutions relating to jobs where knowledge of financial regulations and capital market exposures are necessary.
Completion of this Course will help you to get a complete picture of fund based trade finance operations and help build your career as an expert Trade Portfolio Advisor.
Completion of this Course will help you to evaluate the activities of the securities and foresee its performance by considering the relevant statistical data, and also advise clients accordingly.
Completion of this Course will help you to easily compute the projected stock price and consider the prevalent economic factors that affect it, making you a valuable analyzer in any stock brokerage firm.
The Faculty Corner
A Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Aligarh University, Dr. Subir Sen is a graduate from St. Xavier’s College and a PGDM in Finance. With over two decades of experience in industry and academics, Dr. Sen has worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers for over a decade in the area of Business Analytics and Management Consulting before moving into academics and research. He has presented papers in top of the line international conferences namely, Academy of Management (AoM) and Strategic Management Society (SMS) in areas of ‘dominant logic’ and its influence on growth strategies and sustainability of business groups in emerging markets. Apart from that he has also published articles, research papers, case studies in prominent publications like Indian Management, EccH, etc. He has also conducted a series of FDPs on ‘Case Writing and Case Teaching’, including corporate training programs, workshops and seminars. He is also the recipient of ‘Best Young Teacher Award’ from AIMA in 2010.
What do you need to have to study this Course?
- Preliminary study of commerce subjects.
- Aptitude to gather knowledge about business news.
- Interested to follow the movement of indices.
- Knowledge about the proceedings of Banking.
- Market, the place of financial transactions is described in this session.
- This session aims to introduce substitute investment alternatives to the students concerning various aspects of the markets where these investment alternatives are functioning.
- The two types of financial markets have been described elaborately along with several stock exchanges.
- The student can understand the concept of the financial market after going through this session.
- The student can acquire knowledge about the proceedings of national stock exchanges as well as international stock exchanges
- Important financial criterion – Demutualisation, Dematerialisation, Depository, Re-materialisation are described in this session.
- Detailed analysis of various regulatory authorities in India like RBI, SEBI, and abroad like SEC, FED.
- This course enables the learners to understand the financial system of the country.
- The learners may recognize the aim of households (savers) and business firms (investors) operating in the market.
- This course is useful to gather knowledge about the functions of the regulatory authorities controlling and regulating the market
- History of the Indian capital market related to the significant events before 1992 and post 1992 have been highlighted regarding evolution, reforms, and economic liberalization.
- Several scams are described related to the Indian Stock Market.
- This course reveals the significant events held in the Indian capital market for a vast period from the beginning.
- The blow in the capital market through stock market manipulation can be perceived by the students in this session.
- This session tries to appraise the investment process adopting several techniques along with risk.
- The object of this session is to persuade the risk and return of the financial market.
- The concept of Investment has been analysed considering notions of different aspects like risk, return, portfolio, dominance, trade-off, and diversification.
- The student can have knowledge of different types of risks found in the economy.
- This course enables the learners to know the different types of returns in the financial market.
- Different portfolio models have been illustrated thoroughly for analyzing portfolios.
- The return and risk of a portfolio are illustrated in this session.
- The learners may obtain knowledge of the technical part of risk calculation.
- The learners can analyse a portfolio of securities by adopting various testing tools to obtain effective results.
- The student can understand the concept of the optimal portfolio.
- This session administers the classification of two factors to analyse the intrinsic value of stocks.
- This session directs the related quantitative and qualitative factors concerning fundamental analysis.
- This module caters to the favourable and unfavourable aspects of the industry considering a specific set of assumptions.
- The readers may get acknowledged with the concept of fundamental analysis of a stock in the realm of the global economic market.
- The readers can acquire the knowledge of forecasting techniques, key-variables and Government policies relating to monetary transactions.
- The learners may also learn the viability of the industry under which a particular set of companies carry out the operations.
- Various parameters for analyzing the role of a company in determining the value of the stock in the market are highlighted.
- The repository of data has been explained based on three segments.
- The reader can understand the importance of internal sources of financial information for analyzing the performance of a company.
- The reader can know several parameters related to company analysis.
- This session developed to encompass the valuation of the debt instrument.
- The session also highlights the risk factor associated with the debt instrument.
- This session may enable the student to learn how to determine the value of a debt instrument.
- The learner can understand variations of a particular debt instrument together with relevant risk related to such an instrument.
- This session postulates the reason behind issuing non-convertible debt instrument.
- The student can learn the necessity of procuring capital for the FMCG sector.
- The session emphasizes the time value of money to determine the value of stocks.
- The importance of beta is also highlighted in this session to know the nature of un-diversifiable risk in the investment.
- The student can calculate the present value of stocks that is essential for the valuation of stocks.
- The student can understand different valuation models related to common stocks and important ratios that are effective in determining the true performance of such stocks.
- The relevant financial evaluators are described in this session.
- This session also analyses a company’s financial performance by applying the price earnings ratio.
- The student can learn how to evaluate the performance of a firm through the application of different financial ratios.
- This session stresses upon the feasibility of developing an efficient set of portfolios.
- The importance of the efficient set of portfolios is also highlighted.
- The learner can understand how an efficient set of the portfolio is developed from the numerous set of portfolios.
- This session demonstrates the concept of CAPM Model and its importance in evaluating the performance of a portfolio.
- The statistical measure called the correlation coefficient is also shown in this session.
- The learner can understand the importance of CAPM Line comprised of risk-free assets and risky assets.
- The student can understand the importance of Beta Coefficient.
- The least risk portfolio and the optimum point of the efficient portfolio line are also generated in this segment.
- The concept of the tangential line is also established in this session.
- The learner can determine the proportion of optimal portfolio concerning stocks and debt instruments.
- The student can understand the difference between CAPM Line and the concept of Markowitz.
- The other form of security analysis called EMH is also an important topic in this session.
- The concept of correlations is demonstrated in this session.
- The student can perceive the different forms of the financial market after covering this session.
- This session speaks about the study of historical market data that consists of price and volume.
- This session emphasizes the basic principles of Technical Analysis.
- Some rudimentary models have been explained relating to Technical Analysis.
- The student can understand the importance of past data in analyzing the price of the movement of stocks.
- The student can understand the price movement by reading different aspects of Technical Analysis like Indicators, Trends and Patterns.
- The student may get accustomed to different models of Technical Analysis.
- Basic model of Technical Analysis is analysed in this session.
- The importance of Chart Analysis is illustrated in this session.
- The student can get acquainted with the concept of Dow Jones Indices.
- The student can understand the trend of Dow Theory.
- This session is established in explaining the performance of a portfolio in the market.
- Two important revision strategies are discussed in this session considering a benchmark that is necessary for the evaluation process.
- Some important models are discussed in this model like Sharpe, Treynor, Jensen.
- The student can evaluate the performance of a mutual fund after going through the models described in this session.
- The student can understand the two revision strategies of the investors.
- In understanding the attributes of the portfolio performance the student may connect with the basic style analysis approach developed by the eminent market researcher.
- This session aims to measure the performance of the portfolio.
- Different relevant ratios are used to assess the performance of the portfolio.
- The student can understand the application of several models in evaluating the performance of a portfolio.
- This session represents the importance of risk measurement.
- The essential coefficient for measuring the systematic risk of the investment is shown in this session.
- The student can understand the measurement of beta coefficient through a suitable example.