Build a Foundation for Quantitative Financial Analysis
Next start date
January 3, 2017
Possessing quantitative and computational skills is a major advantage in many areas of the financial industry. In this program we’ll study the key mathematical, statistical and econometric foundations of modern computational finance. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the concepts behind the major theories of portfolio optimization and risk management, probability and statistics, and financial modeling. You’ll also be prepared for more advanced work or study in the field.
Professionals, post-graduates and undergraduates in business, economics or related fields who want to enhance their quantitative finance skills.
For more information, visit the Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance Certificate website.
Examine the mathematical, statistical and econometric principles that underlie the quantitative management of financial investments.
Learn how to enhance investment returns by studying portfolio construction as well as asset and financial risk management methods.
Acquire the skills to perform sophisticated data analysis and modeling, data mining and big data management using powerful statistical tools and R programming.