Nantes, France

International Finance: the Role of Risk

online course
when 25 May 2021 - 28 May 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 500

This course offers an overview of the role of risk in finance. It covers the valuation of risky projects and related risk assessment tools. Financial assets are introduced and examined from a risk-return perspective. Risk management techniques, such as futures and options, are introduced in a non-technical manner. Finally, real options which allow financial managers to add value to projects are examined.

Course leader

Dr. Fergal O’Brien, visiting professor from Kemmy Business School University of Limerick,

Target group

Upper undergraduate students and graduate students

Course aim

Upon completion of the module, you should have:
- an excellent understanding of the role of risk in finance
- a strong foundation in project valuation and capital budgeting techniques
- a strong foundation in risk management techniques
- an appreciation of the role of real options in modern finance

Fee info

EUR 500: 500 euros/week for free movers
EUR 50: 50 euros application fees for all students