Introduction to Financial Derivatives

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Course No: FINA.4410-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1363; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course is an introduction to financial derivatives. The primary emphases are the valuation and practical application of these instruments 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 will also be covered

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: FINA.3010 Financial Management, or FINA.3210 Investment and Portfolio Analysis.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 28
  • Chat Hours: Thu 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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