Course Information
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAthanasios Kazanas
Course ID600014574

Programme of Study: PMS STA OIKONOMIKA (2018-sīmera) (MF)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Programme of Study: PMS STA OIKONOMIKA (2018-sīmera) (PF)

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
The course aims to provide the student with the theoretical background on securities valuation, bonds and stocks, and to consolidate this knowledge through practical exercises and applications to the Stock Exchange.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to: -calculate statistical parameters of the stock share prices -calculate risk factors Beta for equities and equity portfolios -evaluate the performance of portfolios and mutual funds based on known valuation ratios -construct optimal portfolios of shares using spreadsheets and programs (Matlab)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of the course is to provide the student with the necessary theoretical knowledge about the functioning of financial capital and money markets as well as the banking market. The course covers the following topics: • Financial intermediation, theoretical models of the banking firm and behavior, financial sector involvement in monetary policy and payments • Fixed nominal yield securities market, bonds, bills, bond valuation, interest rate risk management and bond reinvestment, duration and curvature index, bond portfolio immunization, non-flat interest rate curve pricing • Variable yield securities market, new shares issues and capital increases, valuation of shares under certainty and uncertainty: dividend valuation models, CAPM model • Mutual Funds: open and closed funds, selectivity and timing, mutual fund performance indices, investment style and performance indices manipulation • Auction Markets: call and continuous trading, market microstructure, market liquidity
stocks, bonds, risk and return, portfolio analysis,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
PPT presentation of the course, problem solving with excel spreadsheet, additional test on computerized multiple choice and T/F
Course Organization
Laboratory Work78
Student Assessment
written final examination, in-course examination on PC, preparation on test bank with multiple choice and S / L
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Quiz test T/F
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Στέφανος Παπαδάμου, Διαχείριση Χαρτοφυλακίου: Μια σύγχρονη προσέγγιση, GUTEMBERG 2009
Additional bibliography for study
Ενδεικτική Βιβλιογραφία (συμπληρωματική): Brealey, Myers and Allen (2008) Principles of Corporate Finance, McGraw Hill
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