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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Financial Engineering and Risk Management Part I by Columbia University

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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....

Top reviews

DP
Mar 8, 2020

I have an engineering / numerics background and enjoyed this course very much. Good overview and comprehensive explanation of mathematical models of fixed income and equities as well as derivatives.

MM
Jul 11, 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

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By Ying Z

Jul 18, 2017

Good course!

By Mihaela F

Oct 18, 2015

Good course!

By SAYAN B

Sep 19, 2015

just awesome

By William C

Aug 23, 2020

Great intro

By Zijian L

Jun 2, 2020

nice course

By Donald M

Sep 26, 2015

very useful

By Flavio P S

Apr 22, 2020

Very good.

By Hector L M L

Oct 5, 2020

Excelente

By Octavio A R A

Jul 7, 2020

muy bueno

By Zongrui H

Jan 10, 2020

非常量化的金融课程

By Deleted A

Apr 13, 2017

promising

By Andrea R

May 24, 2016

Excellent

By Marcus W

Mar 14, 2016

Excellent

By rajhi

Oct 30, 2015

Excellent

By Carlos G

Sep 7, 2015

Excelent

By Jie C

Oct 23, 2016

Great!

By Wenxin G

Mar 11, 2021

good

By Jhon A A C

May 26, 2017

Well

By Chen F

Dec 27, 2015

Good

By Harish H

Dec 12, 2015

good

By George L

Aug 12, 2015

Ace!

By Charalampos R

May 19, 2016

top

By Nikhil S

Sep 11, 2020

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By Zhitao L

Sep 22, 2015

A

By Deny K

Aug 15, 2015

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