Graduate Course Descriptions

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5933. Alternative Investments and Risk Management

1.50 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Concepts of risk management with specific attention to the structure of risk management, identifying risk types, assessing risk, mitigating risk, and capital adequacy. Students focus on the key investment strategies used in alternative investments markets, i.e., hedge funds and private equity, and assess derivatives (puts and calls), forward and futures contracts, and swaps. They examine how these strategies can be used to speculate or hedge particular risks.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2024 1043 Hartford In Person 710 Reg Sa 11:00am‑3:00pm
0/40 1.50 Graded