MBA

Technical Analysis Management Track


  1. Technical Analysis
    • This course provides an introduction to technical analysis as an approach aimed at supporting investment decisions in the securities markets. The course introduces the philosophy and rationale of technical analysis through the understandings of crowd psychology. The course also covers the Dow Theory, trend, support/resistance and volume analysis, pattern formations, trendlines and channels, bar charts, gap analysis and analysis of different time horizons.
  2. Assets & Portfolio Management
    • The importance of good portfolio management is more evident during periods of market volatility and uncertainty. While acknowledging the contribution of elegant intellectual constructs such as Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), this course will be far more pragmatic in applying academic theory to real world investment decisions. Through lectures, case studies, and exercises, participants will:
      • become familiar with appropriate measures of both risk and return when evaluating portfolio performance.
      • Appreciate more fully the importance of asset allocation.
      • Gain a historical perspective on how different investment styles (growth, value, large cap, small cap, indexing) perform over time.
  3. Technical Analysis indicators and the contrary opinion(Moving averages/indicators, oscillators and the contrary opinion)
    • The 1st part of this course introduces moving averages as a tool for trading and presents various technical analysis techniques that are based on this approach.
    • The 2nd part of this course introduces the contrary opinion as an important feature in the understanding of crowd psychology. Then, introduces various indicators and oscillators along with various technical analysis techniques that are based on each approach.
  4. Research Methodology & Business Reporting
    • The first part of this course provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for business research. It introduces the processes for developing research and considering different research designs and approaches together with statistical methods for data analysis and interpretation. The second part of the course teaches students how to report and present research findings using computer technologies and other presentation aids.
  5. Advanced charting methods(Candlesticks and point and figure charting)
    • The 1st part of this course introduces Candlesticks as an advanced charting method and presents various technical analysis techniques that are based on this method in combination with previous methods such as oscillators and moving averages.
    • The 2nd part of this course introduces the point and figure charting as another advanced charting method and presents various technical analysis techniques that are based on this method.
  6. Advances technical analysis
    • This course further introduces advanced/in-depth technical analysis, through analysis of sentiment indicators, market breadth (health) and relative strength analysis. The course also introduces Fibonacci techniques as a means to explore the depth of market movements.
  7. Elliot wave theory and time cycles analysis
    • The 1st part of this course introduces the Elliot wave theory as an advanced technical analysis method of analysis. The course begins with an introduction to the theory, presents its aspects, rules and guidelines and application for proper wave counting of counting.
    • The 2nd part of this course introduces the time cycles analysis as another advanced technical analysis method of analysis. The course explains the characteristics, properties and presents techniques for isolating cycles.
  8. Strategic Management
    • This course is designed to enable students to identify central issues and problems in business organizations to suggest alternative approaches and then present well-supported recommendations for future actions. The course will accomplish these objectives by explaining concepts and theories useful in understanding the strategic management process. The course will cover topics such as characteristics of strategic decisions, strategic decision makers, social responsibility and ethics in strategic management, situation analysis and corporate strategy, business and functional strategies in addition to strategy implementation and control. A case-study oriented approach will be heavily used in this course.