Theoretical and practical aspects of creating and managing an investment portfolio. Topics in investments including options strategies, commodities and other futures markets, problems and performance of institutional investments. Quantitative solution techniques and performance measurement procedures.
Introduction to foreign exchange markets and currency regimes. Managing currency risk in international markets, and the use of hedging instruments, including currency derivatives.

The objective of this course is to provide a practical and hands-on introduction to the theory and practice of finance. We will focus on understanding the most important financial models to valuate and manage investments and financial instruments, and to implement the models in practice. The emphasis will be on developing working models that can be applied to financial data.

This course is targeted toward undergraduate students who are finance majors or who have a deep interest in finance theory and applications. The course is intensive, and requires extensive use of Excel. Familiarity with simple programming concepts will be an advantage.

The objective of this course is to provide a practical and hands-on introduction to the theory and practice of finance. We will focus on understanding the most important financial models to valuate and manage investments and financial instruments, and to implement the models in practice. The emphasis will be on developing working models that can be applied to financial data.

This course is targeted toward undergraduate students who are finance majors or who have a deep interest in finance theory and applications. The course is intensive, and requires extensive use of Excel. Familiarity with simple programming concepts will be an advantage.

Introduction to foreign exchange markets and currency regimes. Managing currency risk in international markets, and the use of hedging instruments, including currency derivatives.
Seminar to inform students of all the different careers/options that are available within the Finance Industry.
Alternative types of investments, methods of investment analysis considering both return and risk of individual and portfolios of investments, functioning of markets for investment goods.