Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

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STAT 649 901 (CRN: 12314)

QUAN FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT

Long Title: QUANTITATIVE FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
Department: Statistics
Instructors:
Ensor, Katherine
Jackson, Mike
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: STAT 519 OR STAT 615
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 8
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 49
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 31
Enrollment data as of: 14-JUL-2024 5:50PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9-DEC-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W
 
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. Cross-list: STAT 449. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 649 if student has credit for STAT 449.