ECO1551H1S Topics in Risk ManagementThis is course is intended to drill down into details of some important and urgent issues concerning contemporary financial industry. The topics may include: Economic Capital and Stress Testing, Business Performance Measurement, Emerging Capital Markets and Risks, Innovative and Exotic Derivatives in capital Markets and Risks; Asset securitization and Risks; Hedge Funds and Risks. Please note the topics chosen for each term are subject to changes. The instructor will use the real world problems for research projects and case studies required by the course. This would encourage the students to take initiatives in researching, formulating and resolving the issues, reasoning through to obtain buy-in from a panel consisting of industrial practitioners. This is a new course and designed to best equip the participants with the most current knowledge and in-depth understanding in the risk management when entering the mainstream financial institutions.
Section L9101, Winter 2020–21Instructor: Alan Yang [course website]
Day/time: M7-9, F7-9
Delivery Method & Instructions: (Online Synchronous) Online synchronous: Lectures will be delivered online (livestreamed) at the scheduled time. All course activities, including office hours, will be conducted online.