Financial Engineering and Risk Management Specialization


This specialization is intended for aspiring learners and professionals seeking to hone their skills in the quantitative finance area. Through a series of 5 courses, we will cover derivative pricing, asset allocation, portfolio optimization as well as other applications of financial engineering such as real options, commodity and energy derivatives and algorithmic trading. Those financial engineering topics will prepare you well for resolving related problems, both in the academic and industrial worlds.

Learners will apply the knowledge and skills to various problems in the financial engineering area, including pricing derivatives of futures, equities, interest rates, and credit, conducting delta hedging, mean-variance portfolio construction, model fitting and optimization.

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