Corporate Financial Risk Management

  • 7-weeks
  • 1.5 credits
  • Prerequisite: F520

The world of business is a risky place. Financial markets have responded with an array of products to help control this risk. This course introduces students to the applications of derivative securities and contracts in a financial risk (commodity prices, interest rates, and exchange rate) setting.

  • Identifying and measuring financial risks
  • Why manage financial risk?
  • Traditional Tools: Forwards/Futures-Swaps-Options
  • Innovations: caps, floors, collars-break and range forwards-swaptions

Course Materials: Managing Financial Risk, Smith, Smithson, and Wilford Exam(s), written assignments, and problem sets.

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