Investment + Portfolio Management

Real Estate Development

Spring 2013

Marc Weidner, instructor

This course explored the various aspects of portfolio management, investment management and portfolio construction from a practitioner perspective with a focus on real estate. The class introduced students to both classic and contemporary theories including Modern Portfolio Theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model, Efficient Frontier, Market Efficiency Theory and topics in behavioral finance. Potential merits and shortfalls of these concepts were examined, focusing on how they can improve every day investment and portfolio decisions.