Financial Risk Management (IBP)

Universidad Pompeu Fabra

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Financial Risk Management (IBP)

  • Host University

    Universidad Pompeu Fabra

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business, Finance, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    A Black Swan is costly. This statement is absolutely agreed by businessmen and professionals, particularly those facing inherent risk in their professional lives. Minimizing the cost of risk to an optimum level unanimously means that we are increasing the value of a firm and the value of any investment.

    Using integrated approaches and real life cases, the course will emphasize discussion on the design and implementation of risk management practices. Basically, it purports to help students 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. Hence, risk management course is of importance to business students expecting to deal with business and professional lives in the future in a global context.

    This course covers all kinds of financial risks such as credit risk, currency risk exposure, interest rate risk, price volatility risk, among others. Hedging financial risk with various risk management concepts, tools, and techniques will be held by the derivative products: Futures, Forwards, Options, and Swaps.

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.