FNCE 3030 - Investment and Portfolio Management
Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
Develops modern portfolio theory and applies it to pricing both individual assets and portfolios of assets. Topics include Markowitz portfolio selection model, capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, bonds, portfolio performance measurement, and issues of market efficiency. Formerly FNCE 4030.
REAL 3000 - Principles of Real Estate
Summer 2020 / Fall 2020
Introduction to real estate covering a broad spectrum of real estate principles and terms including legal concepts, regulation and land use, industry issues, valuation, financing methods and sources and investment analysis. Excellent elective for all Leeds students and provides the foundation for other real estate courses. Degree credit not granted for this course and BUSM 3005 or REAL 2010.
REAL 4400 - Real Estate Economics
The first half of the course is about urban economics. It covers the fundamental principles of market analysis, urban economics, and the reasons why households and firms chose to locate in cities. The second half of the course is about real estate markets. We extend our analysis of cities to the built environment itself, and to the operation residential and commercial real estate markets. The course also examines alternative techniques for estimating real property value.
REAL 4850 - Senior Seminar in Real Estate
Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
As the capstone course for the Real Estate Emphasis, the course utilizes, integrates and builds upon the knowledge and skills students have learned and developed in their real estate coursework. The objectives and methods of the course include: (1) a practical, real-life application and integration of the students' knowledge and skills through real estate case studies and analysis; (2) improved teamwork, public speaking and presentation skills through live, team presentations of cases; (3) consideration and analysis of ethical issues and implications in real estate; and (4) knowledge of real estate vocations and improved job search skills and strategies including a portfolio of work product from the course.