Applied Research in Asset and Risk Management - Advanced Topics in Asset Management
FH bfi Vienna in cooperation with a local industry partner will offer the course intensive format lasting two weeks. The course will start with an introduction to the required theoretical background in applied asset management and intercultural learning topics such as cross cultural training, intercultural stimulation, and how to work in international teams. This introduction will be given by the local academic lecturer(s). The theory of intercultural management is applied in practice by forming international groups. Then, an introduction to the business case on applied asset management will be given, supplied by the representative of the local industry partner. Additional coaching will also be provided by the local industry representative together with the lecturer either at the university or during a company visit.
Quantitative Asset and Risk Management (Master)
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Graduates are able to: • Apply academic knowledge in a practical asset management context for a specific company in the finance industry; • Combine assets into an appropriate portfolio; • Conduct the elements of the portfolio management process (analysis, forecasting, selection and performance and attribution analysis) for a portfolio of assets; • Understand and follow the relevant regulatory and ethical principles within the scope of asset management and know about their social and ethical implications; • Understand the fiscal regulations and their implications for private and institutional investors; • Prepare a set of solutions to an asset management case study Graduates prepare a set of solutions to an asset management case study appropriate for a global audience. This includes the ability to explain complex issues and to evaluate different options for action to facilitate executive level decision-making. • Because they work in international teams they are able to manage intercultural (communication) problems. • Graduates will use industry-specific user software to collect, analyse and present financial data.