|Lecturer||Dr. Markus Huggenberger|
|Credit Points||4 ECTS|
|Hours per week||2 hours|
|Grading||Written exam (45 min.)|
In the spring term 2021, FIN 660 is offered during the first half of the semester. The exam takes place on 27 April 2021.
Lectures and exercise sessions will take place via Zoom on the following dates:
Links to the meeting rooms on Zoom are available via Portal 2.
There will be no sessions during the easter break (29 March 2021 – 9 April 2021), but there will be two extra sessions on 19 March 2021 and 26 March 2021 from 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM.
Contact person for Quantitative Risk Management
For further information please contact Markus Huggenberger.
After a successful completion of the course, students will be able to measure market and credit risks. They can calculate Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall for individual financial positions and for portfolios of financial instruments. Furthermore, they will understand the notion of credit value at risk and the most important credit risk models. Students will be familiar with methods used for a risk-based performance management and for capital allocation.
Recommended: The course requires a basic knowledge of probability theory and statistics. In addition, students should have participated in a master's course on investment and/
Please note that last year's evaluation results are also available from the current ILIAS group.