‘Risk Management in the Global Economy’ Free Online Course

Course in Economics and Finance , in Management
  • Online, Online
  • Apply Before : October 12, 2022

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 25532
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially FundedSelf Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

About this course

The SOAS University of London has developed this course to help those seeking to understand financial means and their impact on the global economy.

What is risk? Why is it necessary, to us and the financial markets? What are the principles that lead to the management of risk? Can we make sure that these principles are implemented rationally?

This free online course will answer the above questions and look at risk management in its most extensive terms, allowing you to assess the critical role risk plays in the global economy, both in terms of its opportunities and its prospective threats.

So, experts from the Centre for Financial and Management Studies at SOAS University of London will help you:

  • Understand financial investments and the related risks
  • Figure out how the financial crisis and emerging markets are affecting risk management

Course details:

  • Course developer: SOAS University of London
  • Language: English
  • Course provider: Future Learn
  • Learning mode: Online
  • Subject: Risk Management
  • Cost: Free with limited access, Monthly Subscription: $23.33 or buy the course with one-off payment: $69
  • Duration: 4 weeks (2 hours/week)
  • Start date: Available Now
  • Free Access to this course will expire on: October 12, 2022

Course instructors:

1. Pasquale Scaramozzino

He is a Professor of Economics in the School of Finance and Management at SOAS, University of London. His key research interests lie in financial economics, macroeconomics, and applied econometrics.

 2. Hong Bo

He is also a professor of Financial Economics at the School of Finance & Management, SOAS University of London. Besides, he teaches Risk Management courses.

Learning objectives

By the completion of this course, you would be able to:

  • Realize financial markets and the principles of risk management
  • Understand the primary types of risk and evaluate the techniques and tools that firms use to manage risks
  • Investigate ideas and approaches used in analyzing portfolios of financial securities, including stocks and bonds
  • Describe the use of financial derivatives for hedging (mitigating risk) and speculation (increasing risk) in financial markets
  • Assess the application of risk methods and risk management tools in the global economy

Who can enroll in this “risk management course”?

This course offers a vast overview of risk, and will best suit those seeking to realize better financial tools and their impact on the global economy.

Although it is a general level course, some knowledge of economics or finance may be beneficial.

Course content

What topics will it cover?

  • Knowing about risk management
  • Realizing financial investment, including stocks and bonds, derivatives, futures, and options, hedging and speculation strategies
  • Scaling and monitoring risk, including managing portfolios and computing risk and returns
  • Applications of risk management

 How to apply?

You can apply for this course by completing a simple registration in the link provided.

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