Portfolio Management (FINA 4315)-Spring 2016

Portfolio Management (FINA 4315)-Spring 2016

Portfolio Management (FINA 4315)

Spring 2016

Case 2 (15 Points)

It is group work. Each group will have no more than two members. It is due on (Wedenesday, 27th April, 2016)



Select an industry of your choice and then evaluate the industry in terms of the five factors that determine an industry’s intensity of competition.

Based on this analysis, what are your expectations about the industry’s profitability in the short run (1 or 2 years) and the long run (5 to 10 years)?


Case should be properly typed with a cover page.

Marks would be given on clarity and proper organization of work.


Method of submission: Each project must be submitted as a hard copy at the beginning of class on that day

Text format: Font: 12 pt, Times New Roman; Margin: one inch from all sides, Spacing: 1.5 spaced. Pages should be numbered. Cover page will not be numbered. Cover page will have the names and student Id.


Length: The paper should be approximately of 1000 words long including cover page and references page. It may be a little more or less. I will give more weight to quality rather than quantity.


Referencing: The project must be based on the rules of academic writing. When you use the ideas of somebody else, you must give a reference. References should be consistent. That is, only one method of referencing should be followed. You cannot mix various styles when giving references.


To show evidence that you have undertaken research and understood the topic, your report and presentation should include

Clear references

Relevant researched material attached as appendix

Charts, diagrams or graphs used for illustration where possible






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