15.491 Practice of Finance: Advanced Corporate Risk Management


Class Info

Focuses on how corporations make use of the insights and tools of risk management. Taught from the perspective of potential end-users of derivatives (not the dealer), such as manufacturing corporations, utilities, and software firms. Topics include how companies manage risk, instruments for hedging, liability management and organization, and governance and control. 15.437 recommended.

This class has 15.402, 15.414, and 15.415 as prerequisites.

15.491 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Parsons.

Lecture occurs 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Mondays in E51-151.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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