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Securities and Portfolio Management

Course Title

Securities and Portfolio Management


FIN 420


Prof.Vladimir Filipovski, PhD (Full Professor)

Course objectives (competencies): Upon completion of teaching and passing this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of the two basic parameters of financial investments: expected return and risk;
  • Understand the basic structure and the role of the institutions on the securities market, as an environment for financial investors;
  • Understand the essence of portfolio theory and theoretical models for equilibrium prices of risky assets in the capital market;
  • Be able to apply the securities valuation models: bonds, stocks and financial derivatives;
  • Penetrate the basic elements of the practice of portfolio management, especially from the aspect of institutional investors;
  • Get acquainted with the basic elements of the legal and regulatory framework and the activity of the Macedonian Stock Exchange for long-term securities.

Course content: This course should help students understand the process of investing in securities. It includes analysis of the yield and risk of different types of securities, as well as the use of such analysis in the professional management of securities portfolios, i.e., for the needs of portfolio management. In this case, the investment in securities is placed in a market context, i.e., in the context of the stock markets of long-term securities, as well as in the institutional context, in the context of the activities of the institutional investors in the securities, primarily the investment funds.

70 години

Во 2020 Економскиот факултет при Универзитетот “Св. Кирил и Методиј” во Скопје слави 70 години од своето основање.