Course Description

Course Name

Financial Derivatives: Deconstructing Complexity, Investing Wisely

Session: VRMS3122

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

FNC 300 or equivalent or permission from the instructor

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

The course represents an introduction to derivative securities.  Both mathematical theory and real‐world application will be covered extensively. Specific topics include forwards, futures, options, swaps, asset back securities, hedging, trading, international finance and emerging markets. Analytical techniques utilizing Excel will be an important element of the course.   Diverse trading strategies, expressed in real world applications, will challenge students to apply classroom learning.  

*Course content subject to change