The increasing complexities and growth in the value of financial instruments and their derivatives, puts forward the need to manage investments in these securities prudently and optimally. In order to do that, professionals in Financial Institutions and Corporates need a solid understanding of financial risk measurement and management.
The objective of this course is to familiarize the participants with the various instruments available for risk management. It covers instruments such as options, futures, swaps, and credit derivatives. Besides discussing the pricing of these instruments and hedging principles, the course would also aim at the introduction of some complex instruments such as options on futures and swaps etc. The course is designed to help participants:
- Understand the role of financial risk management as well as the techniques available for its measurement in financial and non-financial corporations.
- Review the set of financial instruments available in modern financial markets as well as the strategies that a firm or and an individual can use to optimize the management of the risks the company may face.
- Build a framework that will help integrate financial risk management into an overall corporate strategy.