Over the last decades, companies and investors have been increasingly challenged by risks due to unpredictable movements in stock prices, exchange rates, and interest rates. Financial markets have responded to this increase in volatility by developing a wide range of financial instruments known as derivatives, as well as strategies combining these new products with traditional financial securities like stocks and bonds.

Financial Modeling and Analytics

This course introduces a set of analytical tools to solve practical problems in finance using Microsoft Excel and VBA programming. The objective is to bridge the gap between theory and practice by implementing financial models in Excel, taking them to real-world data, and using the outcomes to support financial decision making.