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FINC411 Financial Risk Management

Quantification and analysis of the market risks facing corporate and financial service firms.

Paper title Financial Risk Management
Paper code FINC411
Subject Finance
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,058.71
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,692.94

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Recommended Preparation
FINC 308
Teaching staff
Dr Daisy Chou
Teaching Arrangements
Recommended: Jorion P., Value at Risk, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2007.
Course outline
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
  • To be able to calculate VaR using the three basic methods
  • To understand the role of VaR, supplementary measures of risk and limitations
  • To be familiar with the theory and application of financial risk management in corporate settings

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22