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Risk Management

The course "Risk Management" replaces the previous course of "ABWL Finanzierung". Please find details here.

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Lecturer: Prof. Glaser

Contact Person: Philipp Kiergaßner

Language: English

Weekly hours: 2

Credits: PO 2008: 3 ECTS in Module BWL VII (ABWL); PO 2015: 3 ECTS in Module P14.2 as part of Module "Accounting & Finance"

Course Overview

This course presents and analyses financial options, such as American options and European options. Students will learn how to valuate options using the binomial option pricing technique as well as the Black-Scholes option pricing formula. Risk-neutral probabilities will be introduced. This course also discusses insurance, risks related to commodity prices, exchange rates as well as interest rates, and studies how to manage/hedge such risks. The efficient portfolio choice and the Capital Asset Pricing Model will be recapped at the beginning of the course.

Literature

The main textbook for the course is Berk/DeMarzo: “Corporate Finance”, 4rd ed., 2016 (earlier editions can be used as well).


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