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About the Course

Financial Engineering is a multidisciplinary field drawing from finance and economics, mathematics, statistics, engineering and computational methods. The emphasis of FE & RM Part I will be on the use of simple stochastic models to price derivative securities in various asset classes including equities, fixed income, credit and mortgage-backed securities. We will also consider the role that some of these asset classes played during the financial crisis. A notable feature of this course will be an interview module with Emanuel Derman, the renowned ``quant'' and best-selling author of "My Life as a Quant". We hope that students who complete the course will begin to understand the "rocket science" behind financial engineering but perhaps more importantly, we hope they will also understand the limitations of this theory in practice and why financial models should always be treated with a healthy degree of skepticism. The follow-on course FE & RM Part II will continue to develop derivatives pricing models but it will also focus on asset allocation and portfolio optimization as well as other applications of financial engineering such as real options, commodity and energy derivatives and algorithmic trading....

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Jul 12, 2017

I appreciate how this course not only discusses the concepts in technical detail, but actually delves into the mathematics of the subject matter, and teaches how to actually do the actual work inv


Aug 11, 2015

The content of this course is apropiate for drive the finances and risk, We be lear more about this course\n\nI am Engenier in Sofware, the know of finances is aplicable in anyware software.

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By zhang w

Apr 23, 2017

really great course

By Roland C

Sep 29, 2015

Very well structure

By Arnav J

Aug 02, 2020

Exceptional Course

By Aydar M

Feb 28, 2016

Just what I need !

By Ghassen A

Jan 26, 2017

Very rich content

By Рожин А

Mar 22, 2016

Very good course!

By Praveen K

Apr 20, 2020

Very Good Course

By Dishant K

Sep 27, 2017

Simply awesome!!

By 王世杰

Mar 25, 2016

金融工程和风险管理 比较学院风

By César C

Aug 25, 2017

Muy buen curso.

By Xiangchen M

May 26, 2016

Great Learning!

By 仇艺蒙

Sep 29, 2015

It is my major!

By Tvisha S

Jun 09, 2020

great course !

By يونس ع ع ع

Nov 06, 2018

Very very cool

By Maria R

Jun 20, 2017

Very helpfuly!

By Wu Z

Feb 15, 2019

super helpful

By Nilaj C

Jun 07, 2018

Great course.

By Ronald C

Oct 13, 2015

Great course!

By oscar

Apr 03, 2020

Great Course

By Taha Y B

Aug 04, 2019

Great course

By Ying Z

Jul 18, 2017

Good course!

By Mihaela F

Oct 18, 2015

Good course!


Sep 19, 2015

just awesome

By William C

Aug 23, 2020

Great intro

By Zijian L

Jun 02, 2020

nice course