Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

STAT 649 001 (CRN: 13604)

QUAN FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT

Long Title: QUANTITATIVE FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
Department: Statistics
Instructor: Melnikov, Oleg
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR AEL A121 (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Prerequisites: STAT 519 OR STAT 615
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 7
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 49
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 13-DEC-2018 3:05PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This course covers the use of financial securities and derivatives to take or hedge financial risk positions. Most commonly used instruments, from simple forwards and futures to exotic options and swaptions are covered. The pricing of derivatives securities will also be studied, but the emphasis will be on the mechanics and uses of financial engineering methods. Students receiving graduate credit in STAT 649 will be expected to address additional homework and test questions targeting a graduate level understanding of the material. Credit cannot be earned for STAT 649 and STAT 449.