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What is an appropriate level of risk in financial markets? The technology-driven turbulence that has changed the fundamentals of the markets means professionals aiming to direct strategy in this space must thoroughly understand the financial system, its environment and the risk measures applied to it that help quantify risk in its multiple hierarchies. To be effective in this space, professionals must be capable of balancing shareholders' interests with the appropriate level of risk taken by managers and decision makers.

Courses in this certificate program emphasize a blend of technology and business that will help graduates to see the financial landscape from a systemic perspective and to analyze and manage risk efficiently.

The following courses are required for this certificate:

  • FE 535 Introduction to Risk Management
  • FE 610 Stochastic Calculus for Financial Engineers
  • FE 635 Financial Enterprise Risk Engineering
  • FE 655 Systemic Risk and Financial Regulation

If desired, the above courses can be applied to a full graduate degree from the School of Business, such as the master's in Financial Engineering.

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