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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 15.997 (Spring 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • Advanced Corporate Risk Management 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Sloan School of Management 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. John Parsons
    Anna Obizhaeva 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 15.997 Advanced Corporate Risk Management

    Spring 2007

    Course Highlights

    This course features a list of readings and a full set of assignments.

    Course Description

    This is a course on how corporations make use of the insights and tools of risk management. Most courses on derivatives, futures and options, and financial engineering are taught from the viewpoint of investment bankers and traders in the securities. This course is taught from the point of view of the manufacturing corporation, the utility, the software firm — any potential end-user of derivatives, but not the dealer. Among the topics we will discuss are how companies manage risk, instruments for hedging, liability management and organization, governance and control.

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