Risk Management in the Global Economy

What is risk? This free course examines the financial markets and the role that risk management tools play in the global economy.Why does it matter, to us and to the financial markets? What are the principles that drive the management of risk? Can we ensure that these principles are implemented wisely?

Course syllabus:

  1. Understanding risk management

  2. Understanding financial investment, including stocks and bonds, derivatives, futures and options, hedging and speculation strategies

  3. Measuring and monitoring risk, including managing portfolios and calculating risk and returns

  4. Applications of risk management