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Master 2021/2022

Financial Markets

Type: Bridging course (Master in International Management)
Area of studies: Management
When: 1 year, 1 module
Mode of studies: distance learning
Open to: students of all HSE University campuses
Instructors: Igor Tsarkov
Master’s programme: Международный менеджмент
Language: English
ECTS credits: 3

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Financial Markets Program International Management Link https://www.coursera.org/learn/financial-markets-global Semester 1 Level Graduate Year 1 Study mode MOOC Type of course Adaptation ECTS 3 Prerequisites The Course ‘Financial Markets» is an adaptation course. It is recommended to have a preliminary knowledge in the following disciplines prior attending this course: -Algebra Learning outcomes to understand the principles of financial market and financial instruments to understand the relation of FM to the history, strengths and imperfections of such institutions as banking, insurance, securities, futures, and other derivatives markets, and the future of these institutions over the next century. Contents The course provides an overview of the ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. Emphasis on financially-savvy leadership skills. Description of practices today and analysis of prospects for the future. Introduction to risk management and behavioral finance principles to understand the real-world functioning of securities, insurance, and banking industries. The ultimate goal of this course is using such industries effectively and towards a better society. This course covers the following topics: The basics of financial markets, insurance, and CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model) Behavioral finance, forecasting, pricing, debt, and inflation The concepts of stocks, bonds, dividends, shares, market caps, corporation basics and some basic financial markets history Recessions, bubbles, the mortgage crisis, and regulation Important components of financial markets: options and bond markets Investment banking, underwriting processes, brokers, dealers, exchanges, and new innovations in financial markets Nonprofits and corporations
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • An overview of the ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. Emphasis on financially-savvy leadership skills. Description of practices today and analysis of prospects for the future. Introduction to risk management and behavioral finance principles to understand the real-world functioning of securities, insurance, and banking industries. The ultimate goal of this course is using such industries effectively and towards a better society.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • знания в области Behavioral Finance
  • знания в области Financial Markets
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Финансовые рынки (Coursera)
    https://www.coursera.org/learn/financial-markets-global Module 1 Welcome to the course! In this opening module, you will learn the basics of financial markets, insurance, and CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model). This module serves as the foundation of this course. 23 видео ((всего 184 мин.)), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 5 тестов Module 2 In this next module, dive into some details of behavioral finance, forecasting, pricing, debt, and inflation. 17 видео ((всего 139 мин.)) Module 3 Stocks, bonds, dividends, shares, market caps; what are these? Who needs them? Why? Module 3 explores these concepts, along with corporation basics and some basic financial markets history. 18 видео ((всего 137 мин.)) Module 4 Take a look into the recent past, exploring recessions, bubbles, the mortgage crisis, and regulation.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Coursera assessment
  • non-blocking Собеседование с академическим руководителем
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.7 * Coursera assessment + 0.3 * Собеседование с академическим руководителем
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Campbell, J. Y., Lo, A. W., & MacKinlay, A. C. (2012). The Econometrics of Financial Markets. New Jersey: Princeton University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1891894
  • Fabozzi, F. J., Modigliani, F., & Ferri, M. G. (2012). Foundations of financial markets and institutions. Slovenia, Europe: Prentice Hall. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.91C13170

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Kidwell, D. S. (2013). Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (aus) 3e (Vol. 3rd ed). Melbourne: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1650525
  • Narcisa Roxana MOȘTEANU. (2019). International Financial Markets face to face with Artificial Intelligence and Digital Era.