Introduction to Derivatives

BFIN
2051
Credits: 1.5

Description

The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to derivative securities with particular focus on four basic derivatives: forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Toward this purpose, we will examine the structure of these contracts, discuss the techniques used for their valuation, and explore the various uses of these financial products in speculation and risk management. Prerequisites: BFIN 2410 Financial Management 2.