This course is designed to convey the nature and function of capital markets, the important features of the securities which trade in these markets and the factors which contribute to the value of securities. A discussion of derivative instruments and mutual funds will be included.
Below is one offering of FMGT 4620 for the Winter 2023 term.
Thu Jan 19 - Thu Mar 16 (9 weeks)
- 9 weeks
- CRN 83234
Class meeting times
|Jan 19 - Mar 16||Thu||17:30 - 21:30||Downtown DTC Rm. 385|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Evaluate the structure of capital markets and their function within the Canadian economy.
- Analyze the purpose of investments and appreciate their risks and rewards.
- Interpret the workings and mechanics of a stock exchange.
- Identify sources of information on the performance of publicly traded companies.
- Interpret the nature of marketable securities and the factors which influence their price.
- Categorize the various methods employed to evaluate the worth of a marketable security.
- Outline the nature of derivatives markets and compare and contrast the principal options.
- Assess the nature of mutual funds in terms of their advantages, disadvantages and performance.
Effective as of Winter 2015
Security Fundamentals (FMGT 4620) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
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