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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2013–2014
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KATVRS42 Investment Management for Insurance Companies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Kauppatieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Management

Learning outcomes

This graduate course presents major investment classes and their characteristics from the viewpoint of insurance companies. The course also reviews the portfolio theory and its implications for the investment decision. The course presents international financial markets and their main institutions with the focus on their roles in risk management. Empirical methods for evaluating different investments are taught. The course gives a deep overview of how to invest various funds generated from insurance activities. The legal and operational challenges faced when investing in different markets are also reviewed. Furthermore, venture capital investments and investments in the real estate are presented. Special emphasis is put on the recent research findings from behavioural finance.

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Dr. Pekka Puustinen, Teacher responsible


18-Mar-2014 – 29-Apr-2014
Lectures 20 hours
Tue 18-Mar-2014 at 14.15-15.45, Pinni ls A3107
25-Mar-2014 , EI OPETUSTA
Tue 1-Apr-2014 at 14.15-15.45, Pinni ls A3107
Thu 3-Apr-2014 at 14.15-15.45, Pinni ls B3107
Tue 8-Apr-2014 - 29-Apr-2014 weekly at 14.15-15.45, Pinni ls A3107
22-Apr-2014 , EI OPETUSTA
Thu 10-Apr-2014 - 24-Apr-2014 weekly at 14.15-15.45, Pinni ls A3107
17-Apr-2014 , EI OPETUSTA


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