Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Negotiation is the art and science of securing agreements between two or more parties who are interdependent and who are seeking to maximize their outcomes. The central issues of this course deal with understanding the behavior of individuals, groups and organizations in the context of mixed-motive (competitive and cooperative) situations. This course is designed to be relevant to the broad spectrum of negotiation problems that are faced by managers and professionals.
IM: Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing
This course covers the theory and empirical evidence relevant for investing, particularly in the context of portfolio management. (ie, Markowitz optimal allocation, CAPM, Index and multifactor models). It stresses the international dimensions of portfolio theory (ie, international diversification, optimal global portfolio selection and emerging markets) as well as issues of portfolio strategy, asset allocation and performance evaluation.
IM: Strategic Asset Allocation
This course explores asset allocation models, including the Black-Litterman model, as well as extensions. Students will develop a good understanding of the theoretical and practical issues relating to the establishment of investment policy. The course analyzes investors’ return objectives, risk tolerance, investment horizon, tax considerations, liquidity needs and other unique circumstances.
IM: Investment Banking and Private Equity
Mixes financial theory with concrete applications in investment banking and private equity settings. Main areas of study are around Corporate Finance, Equity Valuation and Investments that are of importance to investment bankers and private equity professionals.
RM: Market Risk Management
Students will investigate Value at risk (VaR) and coherent measures of risk, including their advantages and shortfalls. While the course provides a broad overview of risk measurement and management concepts, students will take the time to fully examine actual risk measurement tools and methods using market data.
RM: Credit Risk Management
Credit derivatives are the biggest financial innovations in the last 20 years. Credit risk analysis and management are of great interest to investment banks, commercial banks, traders, regulators and rating agencies. This course provides an introduction as well as an in-depth understanding of credit risk measurement and credit derivatives. The objective is to provide a practice-oriented balance between developing a sound conceptual framework and market understanding and insight.
RM: Advanced Derivatives
Technical course that provides the participants with the necessary knowledge to address more complex risk management problems
Optional: SIAS (Continued)