Schack Institute of Real Estate
Introduction to Risk and Portfolio Management
This course provides an understanding of the concept of portfolio management and the importance of diversification in controlling portfolio risk. It discusses modern portfolio theory and asset-pricing models to value and select from alternative investments. Students learn to quantify risk, explain and construct an optimal portfolio, apply risk/return concepts to different real estate investments, and explain how lenders, developers, and investors mitigate risk and analyze possible investments.