Financial Risk Management

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Course No: FINA.6610-061; SIS Class Nbr: 3155; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course deals with the theoretical and practical approaches to effective financial risk management. It covers risk management techniques for corporations and for management of equity, bond, derivatives and investment portfolios. Topics include measurement of corporate risk exposure, portfolio risk exposure and value at risk (VAR) for financial institutions; risk and diversification, modern portfolio theory, concentrated equity positions, portfolio benchmarking, the importance of asset allocations; market risk management, currency risk exposures, credit risk management, interest rate risks, and operational & integrated risk management; and computer applications.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: FINA.6010 Corporate Finance.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Chan-Wung Kim
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Jul 26
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1965
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Online MBA, M.S. in Finance

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