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Courses - Summer 2019
BUFN
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BUFN754
Corporate Risk Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI640.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Credit only granted for: BUFN716 or BUFN754.
Surveys the theory and practice of financial risk identification, measurement, and mitigation at financial and non-financial firms. Topics will include hedging with options and futures, interest rate risk management, Value-at-Risk (VaR), Cashflow-at-Risk (CaR), Earnings-at-Risk (EaR), credit risk, equity risk, commodities risk, exchange rate risk, and lessons from risk management disasters.
BUFN759
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Finance
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BUFN760
Applied Equity Analysis
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI640.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Credit only granted for: BUFN730 or BUFN760.
Students will learn to analyze equity securities using the basic EIC (Economy/Industry/Company) framework used in the financial industry, paying special attention to financial statement analysis. Students also will learn the primary valuation techniques used to estimate market values for equity securities.
BUFN770
International Investment
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI640.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)).
Credit only granted for: BUFN721 or BUFN770.
Addresses international stock markets, portfolio theory, international interest rates, exchange rates and exchange rate derivatives (options, forwards, and futures), exchange rate swaps and exchange rate exposure (operating, translation, and transaction), foreign investment strategey.