Financial Markets & Risk Management

Cristiana Cicoria

Seminar Profile

Applied further training for specialists from the banking and insurance sector and those interested in the area. The seminar is divided into the following four modules:

Module 1: Data Analysis and Statistics

The module Data Analysis and Statistics lays the foundations for the actual finance and insurance business. It studies probability distributions and measures of risk in detail, it demonstrates how collective risk sharing works and provides a competent knowledge of statistical methods of evaluating and analyzing data.

Module 2: Strategic Risk Management
The module Strategic Risk Management creates the link between the theoretical basis and its applications to the finance and insurance business. It focuses on understanding and assessing risks and the economic aspects of insurance demand as well as important risk transfer tools in practice. Another core topic involves studying risk management tools used by insurance firms, in particular the reinsurance market and alternative risk transfer products.

Module 3: Asset Management
The module Asset Management closely evaluates different financial instruments with which a bank trades or that it needs to control its risk. From shares to bonds to funds (portfolio management) up to derivatives and certificates the most important financial products and services are analysed.

Module 4: Research Seminar
The Research Seminar module deals with current issues from the finance and insurance sector, from finance and insurance economics literature and case studies from company practice. The students address topics relating to current and relevant issues.

Facts on the seminar

Contact hours 160
Language English
Head Prof. Dr. Peter Scholz
Costs 5.900 Euro
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