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GRAD > MBA AF > 634

Risk Management

The goal of this course is to provide students the fundamentals of corporate financial risk management. The first part of this course develops statistical tools and techniques required to identify and measure different aspects of corporate financial risk. Next these measures are used to build, evaluate and understand financial risk management solutions. One key focus of this course is the role of financial engineering in developing business strategy. Specifically how do companies financially engineer to mange risk caused by variables over which it has little control such as commodity prices, inflation, interest and exchange rates? Case methods will be used to highlight the value of identifying, monitoring and managing of such operational, financial risk.

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