Measuring Risk - Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX, Certificate

Measuring Risk - Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX, Certificate

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About

Students will also study risk reports of publicly traded financial institutions.

The Measuring Risk -  Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX Certificate is part of the Risk Management Professional Certificate from EdX in partnership with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx.

Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate bearing the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) name. A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employers value.

For those who wish to learn more, students can enroll in the remaining four courses to earn the complete Risk Management Professional Certificate, backed by the New York Institute of Finance’s 93-year history.

What you'll learn

  • Understand beta as a measure of equity risk.
  • Describe duration and convexity as first and second order interest rate sensitivity / risk measures for fixed income instruments. 
  • Explain and provide examples of linear and non-linear (‘convex’) securities.
  • Describe and the sensitivity measures (Greeks) for options.
  • Describe the various approaches utilized for determining value at risk and expected shortfall as measures of market and credit risk for portfolios.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      Length: 4 weeks Effort: 2 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

Module 1: Risk by Asset Class

  • Lesson 1: Fixed Income Risk
  • Lesson 2: Derivatives Risk
  • Lesson 3: Credit Risk
  • Lesson 4: Equity Risk

Module 2: Portfolio Risk Measurement

  • Lesson 1: Weighted Scenarios
  • Lesson 2: Volatility Updating
  • Lesson 3: Normal Approximation

Lecturers

  • Anton Theunissen - New York Institute of Finance

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Basic MS Excel skills
  • Basic probability and statistics

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    249 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 249 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    249 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 249 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

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