> Management & Accounting
Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: FINA.6750;
The primary emphases in this course are the valuation and practical application of derivatives for both hedging and speculation. Topics include the characteristics of options, forward contracts, futures, and swaps; arbitrage and the valuation of derivatives; creating value and profit diagrams; and the structure of the derivatives markets. Ethical and economic issues associated with the use of derivatives as reported in the current financial press are also covered.
Prerequisites & Notes
- Prerequisites: Matriculated MBA students
- Special Notes: Matriculated MBA students with completed MBA Foundation Core; or permission of MBA Coordinator.
- Credits: 3;
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