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Certificate in Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance

Approved by the UW Department of Applied Mathematics in collaboration with the UW Department of Economics 

Certificates » Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance
Program Features
Who Should Apply
  • Undergraduate students majoring in business, economics or related fields who want to enhance their quantitative finance skills
  • Post-graduates and business professionals seeking to establish a foundation in quantitative and computational finance
  • Individuals preparing for a graduate program in computational finance
  • Summer Quarter Only: Currently enrolled UW students do not need to submit an application. Simply enroll in all three summer courses via MyUW in order to earn the certificate.
Study the key mathematical, statistical and econometric foundations needed to be successful in the financial profession today. Gain core skills necessary for the quantitative management of investments, and prepare for more advanced work in current investment theory and practice. Begin to explore the fundamentals of R programming for statistical and financial modeling.
Key Outcome
You will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental financial and mathematical concepts supporting current theories of portfolio optimization and risk management.
Start Location Program ID Status
Summer 2016  Details Details Online 5259
Winter 2016  Details Details Online 5200 Closed
More Information
Visit the Computational Finance & Risk Management program website for more details and to sign up for email updates.

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