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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Nov 27, 2021
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course examines financial risk management from the perspective of the corporate manager. The overarching goal is to learn about why and how managers can create value for shareholders by way of risk management. In doing so, we will explore different sources of financial risk faced by managers and how these risks can be measured, quantified, and managed. The first part of the class focuses on the basics of forwards and options. The second part focuses on applications, including Monte Carlo simulation techniques.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: BUSFIN 1030 (MIN GRAD ‘C’); PLAN: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Global Management, Marketing, Business Information Systems, Human Resources Management, Supply Chain Management, Undeclared CBA majors

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