Courses Exchange Display 2018-2019

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Course title Institutional Investors
Course code EBC4054
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2 29-10-2018 21-12-2018 X/E X/E
Level Advanced
Coordinator Dirk Broeders, Matteo Bonetti
For more information: d.broeders@maastrichtuniversity.nl; m.bonetti@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students will learn about managing the balance sheet of institutional investors in general and pension funds in particular. Both the asset and the liability side will be considered.
Description
The primary objective of this course is to get insight in asset liability management (ALM) and strategic asset allocation of institutional investors in a practical context. There will be a focus on pension funds in the first part of the block. In the second part we will concentrate on themes as pension fund regulation, corporate governance and socially responsible investments.
Literature
Articles and book chapters (can be downloaded on ELEUM or in the library). No text book.
Prerequisites
Courses and workload are very demanding for all IB Master courses. Exchange students need to have obtained a Bachelor degree in business.
Exchange students need to major in finance in their master.
an advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research IB Electives
Master Business Research - Operations Research IB Electives
Master Financial Economics Asset Pricing
Master Financial Economics Electives
Master Fiscal Economics Economics Electives
Master International Business - Accountancy Electives
Master International Business - Controlling Electives
Master International Business - Entrepreneurship and SME Management Electives
Master International Business - Marketing-Finance Compulsory Courses
Master International Business - Organisation: Management, Change and Consultancy Electives
Master International Business - Strategic Corporate Finance Electives
Master International Business - Strategy and Innovation Electives
Master International Business - Sustainable Finance Compulsory Courses
SBE Exchange Master Master Exchange Courses
SBE Non Degree Courses Master Courses