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Alternative Investment and Risk Management (GRAE023)

Course Description

This course involves students studying how and why to invest in derivatives and other alternative investments, as well as how to manage risk by using alternative investments as a part of portfolio. Since risk management is a broad topic, course intention is to give students knowledge and understanding at the level they can further explore issues by themselves. It will cover the most interesting and most common used methods and instruments in contemporary financial risk management focusing on students being able to use them at their work/personal finance.

Objectives and learning outcomes

  • Apply risk management concepts to real world applications
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills when making presentations
  • Assess the risk, value and performance of investment assets
  • Make effective investment decisions
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