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Financial Risk Management

Business Management
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

This course introduces you to the field of financial risk management. We address the types of risk there are and the aims of risk management. Then, we analyse the financial markets and some elements they encompass that relate to financial risk. Lastly, we take into account the cultural issues in this field.

Course Content

1. Introduction to financial risk management

2.Types of risk

3. The aims of risk management

4. Financial markets overview

  a) Securities

  b) Equity Markets

  c) Interest Rate Instruments

  d) Foreign Exchange Markets

  e) Derivatives Markets

  f) Principal Investment and Private Equity

  g) Commodities Markets

5. Forecasting market levels

6. Returns, options and sensitivities

7. Cultural issues


Allan M. Malz - Financial Risk Management: Models, History, and Institutions - John Wiley & Sons (2011)

Charles S. Tapiero - Risk and Financial Management - Wiley (2004)

David Murphy - Understanding Risk: The Theory and Practice of Financial Risk Management - Chapman and Hall CRC (2008)

Peter Christoffersen - Elements of Financial Risk Management - Academic Press (2003)