Nantes, France

International Finance: the Role of Risk

when 21 May 2024 - 24 May 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 600

This course offers an overview of the role of risk in finance. It covers the valuation of risky projects and related risk assessment tools. Financial assets are introduced and examined from a risk-return perspective. Risk management techniques, such as futures and options, are introduced in a non-technical manner. Finally, real options which allow financial managers to add value to projects are examined.

You may find more information on the course on our website.

Course leader

Dr. Fergal O’Brien, visiting professor from Kemmy Business School University of Limerick,
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Target group

Upper undergraduate students and graduate students

Course aim

Upon completion of the module, you should have:
- an excellent understanding of the role of risk in finance
- a strong foundation in project valuation and capital budgeting techniques
- a strong foundation in risk management techniques
- an appreciation of the role of real options in modern finance

Fee info

EUR 600: Tuition fee: 700€ for free movers. 100€ discount on tuition fee if you complete your application before March 15, 2024.
No tuition fees for students nominated by a partner university.
EUR 100: Admin fee: 100€ (non refundable), for all students.