MBA 6209 - Financial Derivatives I (2)

(Elective for Finance concentration.) This two-part course defines the main kind of derivatives such as forwards, futures, swaps, and options, shows how they are used to achieve various hedging and speculating objectives, introduces a framework for pricing derivatives, and studies several applications of derivative-pricing techniques outside derivative markets. Derivatives have become extremely useful tools as they allow us to tailor the amount and kind of risk we take, be it risk associated with changes in interest rates, exchange rates, stock prices, commodity prices, inflation, etc Prerequisites: MBA 617 or MBA 6109 and (MBA 6110 or MBAI 5002 ) or MBA 6019 Degree restricted to Master of Business Admin. Restricted to Graduate level; Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Administration, and Business Administration majors