Financial Risk Management

Universidad Pompeu Fabra

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Financial Risk Management

  • Host University

    Universidad Pompeu Fabra

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business, Finance, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Financial risks: currency risk exposure, interest rate risk, price volatility risk, among others. Hedging
    financial risk with varios risk management concepts, tools and techniques held by the derivative
    products: Futures, Forwards, Options and Swaps.


    Discussion on the design and implementation of risk management practices. Realize and understand
    various state-of-the art risk management theories and practices (such as loss control, loss financing,
    and internal risk reduction mechanisms) as well as their advancement in the future.


    Advised Prerequisite: Corporate Finance

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.