Module 3: Advanced Finance

Stage 3 covers market finance products (Fixed Income Investments and Derivatives) and strategy (Asset Management) as well as complex corporate finance deals (IPOs, LBOs, Venture Capital).

Courses

Fixed Income Investments

  • Debt Securities, Global Bond Sectors, Risks Associated with Investing in Bonds
  • Valuation of Debt Securities
  • Yield Spreads, Yield Measures, Spot Rates and Forward Rates
  • Term Structure and Volatility of Interest Rates
  • Debt Portfolio Management Strategies

Derivatives

  • Derivatives Markets and Instruments
  • Forward Markets and Instruments
  • Futures
  • Options
  • Swaps

Asset Management

  • Portfolio Management Decisions
  • Hedge Funds Management Strategies
  • Risk Management of a Portfolio
  • Performance Measurement

LBOs, Venture Capital and Financial Restructuring

  • Private Equity and Ipos: Principles and Rationale, Market, Performance Measurement
  • Venture Capital: Risk Assessment, Staged Financing, Valuation, Financial Engineering, Exits
  • LBOs : Principles, Risks, Sources of Value Creation, Debt Financing, Financial Structuring, Exits