Finance and Responsible Investment Practices

llsms2282  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Finance and Responsible Investment Practices
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Dumas Christel (compensates Iania Leonardo); Iania Leonardo; Nguyen Anh (compensates Iania Leonardo);
Language
English
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
This course will cover basic finance concepts, with special emphasis on ethical their aspects of finance. Real case study analysis will be made on.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1

During their programme, students of the LSM Master¿s in management or Master¿s in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities¿

KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING

2.2 Master highly specific knowledge in one or two areas of management : advanced and current research-based knowledge and methods.

A SCIENTIFIC AND SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

3.3 Consider problems using a systemic and holistic approach : recognize the different aspects of the situation and their interactions in a dynamic process.

WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

5.2 Position and understand the functioning of an organization, in its local and international socio-economic dimensions and identify the associated strategic issues and operational decisions.

TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP

6.1 Work in a team :Join in and collaborate with team members. Be open and take into consideration the different points of view and ways of thinking, manage differences and conflicts constructively, accept diversity.

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
  • Risk-return Relationship
  • Markowitz
  • Efficient Market Hypothesis
  • Basic concepts of valuation
  • Social responsible investing
  • Investing in a renewable energy generating company: a real life business case
Teaching methods
In-class lectures. Online forums. Group work. Self-study at the Bloomberg terminals.
Evaluation methods
For the exam session of January, we will use a continuous evaluation approach and  your grade will be composed of the following parts:
  •  Assignments
  • In class business case
  • Bloomberg market concepts
  • Written test
For the exam session of September, your grade will be composed of the following parts:
Final exam.
Bibliography
Scientific articles and Bodie Kane Marcus, Investments, 10th Edition.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [60] in Management

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Management