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2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Dec 04, 2021
 
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog
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FIN 1380 - DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
An overview of derivative securities and their use in corporate strategy and risk management, this course employs quantitative methods to analyze, design, price and use derivative instruments in a managerial context. Basic derivative contracts such as forward, futures, options and swaps are covered, as well as the pricing of these claims, arbitrage, and hedging in these markets. Students apply the analytical models to real-life situations through case studies.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SU3 Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: FIN 0300 and FIN 1310


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