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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIA5360
NameAdvanced Finance
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe aim of this course is to enable students to develop deeper knowledge and skills in the field of finance. The students learn to obtain and refine financial data for analysis, to estimate key essential statistics parameters from data sets, to develop financial optimization models based on Modern Portfolio Theory and Capital Asset Pricing Model, and finally to construct an option's pricing simulation.
ContentRisk and return relationship in financial context. Portfolio theory, financial assets allocation, and optimization. Black-Scholes Model for options pricing.
RequirementsCompleting a series of assignments mostly based on Excel.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialVarious advanced articles, online demos, and finance books.
PrerequisitesFinancial Management. Statistics and good Excel skills.
Other Considerations
Hannoura Abdelazim

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Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.