Financial markets and Instruments course is focused on the features and the use of various types of financial instruments including stocks, bonds and derivatives. It covers financial intermediation, market infrastructure and regulation. The emphasis is made on general economic intuition rather than on quantitative models. The course syllabus corresponds to the majority of learning outcome statements of CFA levels 2 and 3 and can be used a preparation resource for CFA certification. In comparison to other courses of this topic, this course covers such financial institutions as rating agencies, pension funds, hedge funds, venture capital and private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds).
About this Course
HSE University is one of the top research universities in Russia. Established in 1992 to promote new research and teaching in economics and related disciplines, it now offers programs at all levels of university education across an extraordinary range of fields of study including business, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, political science, international relations, law, Asian studies, media and communicamathematics, engineering, and more.
About the Value based business analytics Specialization
This specialization focuses on key finance concepts of value creation vision of any firm, including closely held and family businesses. You will gain understanding of how risk-return criteria changes performance measurement of a company itself and helps to assess different financial instruments in financial markets that might be used for financing to capture growth opportunities. It gives you the tools to address the value creation effects of business decisions in any sector. You’ll also unlock new vision on how different motives behind executive team and board’s decisions can impact corporate performance. We involve experts from large employers, such as PWC, Russian Agricultural Bank, Moscow Exchange, Boston Consulting Group, IBS consulting into delivering particular topics and share their expertise in applying value creation thinking to real life decisions.
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