Spain, Barcelona

Finance

when 1 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 1250

The Barcelona GSE Finance Summer School offers a comprehensive review of the current state of knowledge in corporate finance, asset pricing and portfolio management.

Seven courses will be offered in the Finance Summer School 2019:

Week 1 (July 1-5, 2019)

Empirical Corporate Finance
Instructor: Stefano Rossi (Bocconi University)

Corporate Finance
Instructor: Filippo Ippolito (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Investments
Instructor: Javier Gil-Bazo (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Week 2 (July 8-12, 2019)

Investing in Fixed Income
Instructor: Mary Pieterse-Bloem (Erasmus School of Economics)

Advanced Portfolio Management
Instructor: Francesco Sangiorgi (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

Week 3 (July 15-19, 2019)

Pricing Financial Derivatives
Instructor: Eulàlia Nualart (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Rise of the Machines: Electronic Markets and High-frequency Trading
Instructor: Roberto Pascual (University of the Balearic Islands)

Course leader

It is directed by Filippo Ippolito ( UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Target group

Who will benefit from this program?
The courses are designed for a mix audience of masters and graduate students, and professionals who want to refresh and expand their knowledge in the various areas of finance.

The schedule is designed to allow students to participate in all courses in the Finance program.

Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Course aim

The objective of the school is to bring participants up to date on the most important issues in finance. Participants will gain a solid understanding of the key concepts in corporate finance, asset pricing, derivatives pricing, high-frequency trading, fixed income markets, and portfolio management. Each of the courses combines a mixture of lectures and practical classes.

Four courses will be offered in the Finance Summer School:

Week 1 (June 25-29, 2018)

Investments
Instructor: Javier Gil-Bazo

Advanced Portfolio Management
Instructor: Francesco Sangiorgi

Week 2 (July 2-6, 2018)

Empirical Corporate Finance
Instructor: Stefano Rossi

Corporate Finance
Instructor: Filippo Ippolito

Credits info

At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. All Barcelona GSE courses require an average of twice the lecture hours for readings, pre-readings and class preparation. Interested students should check with their universities to see how these hours are transferable into ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 1250: Regular Fee
EUR 700: Reduced Fee

Scholarships

Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students and Alumni.
Multiple course selection, groups and partner discounts are available.
EARLY BIRD discount if confirming by April 1, 2019.