Lehrveranstaltungen im Wintersemester 19/20

Lecture

Financial Risk Management (FRM)

Lecturer:
  • Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Kiesel
Contact:
Term:
Winter Semester 2019/2020
Time:
Wednesday 10-12 am (10:00-12:00)
Room:
S06 S00 B32
Start:
06.11.2019
Language:
English
LSF:
Lecture in LSF
Linked Lectures:

Description:

Please note that this course will start on 06.11.2019, after the end of the Basic Course Financial Mathematics. The Basic Course Financial Mathematicsis a mandatorypart of the course and relevant for the exam.

Learning Targets:

At the end of this course, Students will be able to demonstrate that they can:

  • understand the core principles of quantitative risk management.
  • understand mathematical and statistical techniques used in risk management.
  • use Monte-Carlo methods for risk measure calculations.
  • apply the theoretical principles discussed in class to real-world problems.
  • apply the knowledge gained to current problems in academic research.
  • recapitulate topics discussed in class.
  • discuss issues in the field of risk and bank management both in German and English.
  • communicate and debate topics of the lecture in a structured and professional way.

Outline:

  1. Risk Categories: Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk, Model Risk, Counterparty Credit Risk
  2. Regulation: Basel II/III, Solvency II
  3. Risk Measures: Value at Risk, Expected Shortfall, Coherent Risk Measures
  4. Option Pricing (Binomial, Black-Scholes-Merton), Greeks, Hedging Strategies
  5. Monte Carlo Methods

Literature:

Bingham, N.H. & Kiesel, R. Risk-Neutral Valuation. Springer, 2004.
Hull, J. Risk Management and Financial Institutions. John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
Jorion, P. Value-at-Risk. McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Hull, J. Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives. Pearson Education, 2014.
McNeil, A., Frey, R., Embrechts, P. Quantitative Risk Management. Princeton University Press, 2015.

Methods of Assessment:

Exam