Financial Derivatives

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Course No: FINA.6750-061; SIS Class Nbr: 2300; SIS Term: 2740
Course Status: Open

Course Description

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 & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: FINA.5010 Business Financial Analysis.
  • Special Notes: Matriculated MBA students with completed MBA Foundation Core; or permission of MBA Coordinator.
  • Section Notes: P: FINA.5010, FINA.6010;
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Tunde Kovacs
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2018: May 21 to Jul 29
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1965
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Online MBA, M.S. in Finance

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