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CORPFIN 7023 - Financial Modelling Techniques (M)

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Pre-Requisite: CORPFIN 7005, CORPFIN 7033
Assessment: Exam/assignments/tests/tutorial work as prescribed at first lecture

This course develops discrete binomial models for valuing financial derivative products with a variety of underlying assets, including stock and foreign currency. The Ho-Lee model, which predicts future interest rates, is introduced and incorporated into the derivative pricing model. Methods are discussed for minimising financial risk when trading derivative products, such as hedging and the margin of a futures contract. When applying the modelling, solution methods rely on efficient and practical spreadsheet skills. This course emphasises practical modelling and real world applications by developing and solving models which are commonly applied in the financial industry.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 14/03/2023 Thu 23/03/2023 Fri 05/05/2023 Fri 09/06/2023

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13609 SE01 50 40 1 Mar - 5 Apr Wednesday 8am - 11am Ingkarni Wardli, B17, Teaching Room
26 Apr - 31 May Wednesday 8am - 11am Ingkarni Wardli, B17, Teaching Room