Courses

This course is core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MSc in Business Analytics, PhD in Business Administrationelective for : MA in Global Economic Relations, MSc in Finance Seminars:Group 1: programming in STATA, full-time schedule, for MA and PhD students primarily. Group 2: programming in R, full-time...
Instructor: Arieda Muço
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yr, MSc in Business Analytics (full-time), MSc in Business Analytics (part-time)elective for: PhD in Business Administration, MA in Global Economic Relations (full-time), MA in Global Economic Relations (part-time), MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Finance (...
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Credits: 2.0
Type: electiveTiming: Full time: weekday Data analysis in business and policy applications is often aimed at prediction. The course introduces tools to evaluate predictions, such as loss functions or the Brier score. It emphasizes the importance of out-of-sample prediction, the role of stationarity, the dangers of...
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Credits: 2.0
Type: elective for PhD in Business Administration, MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MSc in Business Analytics (full-time), MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Finance (part-time)Timing: Full time: weekday Decisions in business and policy are often centered on specific interventions, such as changing monetary...
Instructor: Gábor Békés
Credits: 2.0
CNSC 6012Prerequisites: You need to be proficient with Python to take this course – read the “to satisfy the prerequisites” section belowCourse schedule: this course will take place twice a week during the second half of the term, starting on November 2, 2017.Course Level: Master and PhDOffice: 609 Nador 11Office...
Instructor: Roberta Sinatra
Credits: 2.0
Type: core Timing: Full time: Monday, Part-time: SundayIn this course, you will learn what components make up a data architecture in production and which database technologies are required for different use-cases. We will cover different database technologies and see how they can be used for solving a variety of...
Instructor: Zoltán Tóth
Credits: 2.0
Type: coreTiming: Full time: Monday, Part-time: SundayIn this course, you will learn what components make up a data architecture in production and which database technologies are required for different use-cases. We will cover different database technologies and see how they can be used for solving a variety of...
Instructor: Zoltan Toth
Credits: 2.0
Instructor: Anikó Hannák (hannaka@ceu.edu, office hours: Tuesdays 4:00pm-5:30pm by appointment)Credits: 2 (4 ECTS)Term: Winter 2017-2018This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to programming with Python, starting from the basics. Beyond confidently using Python, the class will focus on solving problems...
Instructor: Ancsa Hannak
Credits: 2.0
Course code: CNSC 6006Office: N11 308Course schedule: This course will take place during the first half of the winter term, starting on January 10th 2018.Office hours: by appointmentTeaching Assistant: Milán JanosovPrerequisites:You need to be proficient with Python to take this course – read the “to satisfy the...
Instructor: Rossano Schifanella
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for MSc in Business analyticsAfter an overview of the entire data science landscape, this course will focus on machine learning. The course will introduce the main fundamental concepts in machine learning (supervised learning, training, scoring, accuracy measures, test set, overfitting, cross-validation,...
Instructor: Zoltán Papp
Credits: 2.0
This course will build on the previous one (which introduced the basic concepts in machine learning) and will discuss state-of-the-art algorithms for supervised learning (linear models, lasso, decision trees, random forests, gradient boosting machines, neural networks, support vector machine, deep learning etc.). A...
Instructor: Zoltán Papp
Credits: 2.0
Text is ubiquitous. Humans have been storing information in written form for over 5000 years, and unfortunately the information in this information has defied principled quantitative analysis for much of that time. Unlocking skills and techniques to take text and derive sense and sentiment enables exploratory analysis...
Instructor: Eduardo de la Rubia
Credits: 1.0
Type: electiveThis course will enable students to select the right visualization form to their data and present them in a way to engage their audience. We will learn through exercise how data visualizations work, what are the best practices and how to avoid common pitfalls. We will cover steps of the creation process...
Instructor: Krisztina Szűcs
Credits: 1.0
Machine learning has made significant progress in the last decade. The cutting edge in machine learning could not even come close to approximating human performance in image recognition, natural language processing, or many other tasks as recently as five years ago. However, the advent of deep learning has closed this...
Instructor: Eduardo Arino de la Rubia
Credits: 1.0
This is a special, highly practice oriented out-of-classroom program adapted to the specific needs individuals and small teams. The goal is to provide students with the experience of planning, developing and building a real new venture. The learning would largely take place as a result of actually starting and/or...
Credits: 3.0
Type: electiveTiming: TBA In last few years, the world of data has shifted from general solutions to specialized solutions, from closed commercial systems to a perplexing variety of open source systems, therefore choosing the right solution to the problem became a key element of the business analytics.This course...
Instructor: László Salló
Credits: 2.0
We will discover the latest digital trends, tools, and techniques that help companies in brand development and turning brand values to actual sales. Students will have the chance to follow real life examples from integrating digital methods into marketing plans through the campaign management to the evaluation of the...
Instructor: Tibor Farkas
Credits: 1.5
We will discover the latest digital trends, tools, and techniques that help companies in brand development and turning brand values to actual sales. Students will have the chance to follow real life examples from integrating digital methods into marketing plans through the campaign management to the evaluation of the...
Instructor: Tibor Farkas
Credits: 2.0
"Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two--and only two--basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing, unique function of the business." (Peter Drucker)The digital revolution...
Instructor: Gabor Bacsa
Credits: 1.0
core for MSc in Technology Management and Innovationelective for MSc in Business Analytics
Instructor: Zsolt Szeleczki
Credits: 2.0
Type: coreTerm: Winter Timing: Full time, part time: weekday eveningThe past ten years have brought a fundamental change in our lives, and the reason for the changes was technological development itself. In times of crisis and continuously changing environment there is an evidence need for creativity and innovation to...
Instructor: Achilles Georgiu
Credits: 2.0
This course is about one of the most important key objectives of each and every decisionmaker: how to make their constituency(country, company and other institutions) more competitive. In our global environment the objective is relevant only in international context – therefore our focus is on international...
Instructor: Noémi Alexa
Credits: 1.5
A resent European Commission research has confirmed a significant shortage of e-leadership skills across Europe. As technology has become the number one external impacting factor for every business, e-Leadership skills are seen as those which enable leaders to navigate the organisation towards identifying and...
Instructor: Robert Byssz, Achilles Georgiu
Credits: 2.0
Econometrics 2 provides the basic tools of applied econometric analysis. The course is based on regression analysis (covered in Econometrics 1), and gives a thorough introduction to the problem of endogeneity with possible treatments, time series regressions, linear panel models, and nonlinear probability and censored...
Instructor: Andrea Weber, Arieda Muço
Credits: 5.0
This course will look at the phenomenon of economic nationalism from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective with a view to assess the merits and drawbacks of the different theoretical approaches advanced by economists, political scientists and scholars of nationalism. The course will also address the question...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0
This course is mandatory for MA students in Economic and Legal Studies and elective for the other students.
Instructor: Andrzej Baniak
Credits: 2.0
This course aims at providing an introduction to contemporary research in Political Economy, empirical methodologies and substantive findings in the field. It will cover various empirical methods which are used in the field with a special focus on Political Economy of Development, Corruption, and Media. Throughout the...
Instructor: Arieda Muco
Credits: 4.0
This course provides the opportunity for students to experience the intersection of the policy and business worlds. Students will work on specific projects to enhance their practical skills in the world of business and governance.The topics chosen provide students with the chance to contribute to the policy making...
Instructor: Michael LaBelle
Credits: 2.0
The European Union will be examined in depth, from the formation of the Oil and Steel Community to the Energy Union, and how energy policies, regulations and infrastructure have changed over time. This course will target students needing a holistic and in-depth view of the EU’s energy sector, from Economics,...
Instructor: Michael LaBelle
Credits: 2.0
This course provides the opportunity for students to engage first-hand in the operations of energy markets and the impact of regulation on the energy sector. Students will work on specific projects to enhance their practical skills in the world of economics, business and governance by working with companies and...
Instructor: Michael LaBelle
Credits: 1.0
The Entrepreneurial Finance course prepares students to be competent in the skills of an entrepreneur and corporate financial manager. The course will focus on the specific needs of entrepreneurial ventures, including stat up and development phase financial and management problems.The course will consist of a...
Instructor: Gabor Baranyai
Credits: 2.0
The objective of this course is to equip students with analytical frameworks and tools by which they will be able to generate venture ideas and to launch new companies. Special attention is paid to the creation of companies using modern technology components and solutions. Students, who successfully complete the...
Instructor: Gyorgy Bőgel
Credits: 2.0
The conceptual framework of entrepreneurship is young and its distinctive scientific contribution is frequently debated. Data for scientific research are difficult to obtain, many findings to date are the same as those generated in other areas. Anyway, the phenomenon of entrepreneurship provides research subjects and...
Instructor: Gyorgy Bőgel
Credits: 2.0
This is the key module aimed at discussing the importance of ethical behavior and the responsibility of modern corporations to society in the transnational business environment in which leaders and firms operate. Students will develop skills to link leadership issues to ethical problems and critically appraise the...
Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 2.0
This course provides a forum for discussion on a selection of topics on the ethical and legal aspects of Big Data through mainly contemporary literature in ethics, developments in law, and advances in Big Data technology. We examine case studies on Big Data and then reach conclusions regarding the relevant ethical and...
Instructor: Chrys Margaritidis, Irisz Szel
Credits: 2.0
The course focuses on key topics of contemporary European security policy, with a clear focus on the EU. The course will examine concepts & theories used to make sense of EU security policy; the European External Action Service (EU diplomatic service); big & small states in EU security policy; EU strategy; resilience...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
The course focuses on key topics of contemporary European security policy, with a clear focus onthe EU. The course will examine concepts & theories used to make sense of EU security policy; theEuropean External Action Service (EU diplomatic service); big & small states in EU security policy;EU strategy; resilience as...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
For the first time in its history, the European Union finds itself facing Russia, China, and the United States; none of them are particularly friendly. The chilling of the external environment comes at a conjuncture of internal crises: Brexit, anti-EU, nationalist movements in member states, the declining faith of pro...
Instructor: Daniel Izsak
Credits: 4.0
The aim of the course is to provide a broad understanding of the principles and techniques of finance, and to apply these to decisions faced by financial managers. The learning objectives will be achieved through the discussion of both theory and real-world applications.Understanding the problems covered in the course...
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 3.0
Core for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MSc in Finance (full-time), MSc in Technology Management and Innovation (full-time)Elective for: MA in Global Economic Relations (full-time)The aim of the course is to provide a broad understanding of the principles and techniques of finance, and to apply these to...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
core for : MSc in Finance (part-time), MSc in Technology Management and Innovation (part-time), elective for: MA in Global Economic Relations (part-time), The aim of the course is to provide a broad understanding of the principles and techniques of finance, and to apply these to decisions faced by financial managers....
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
Finance executives at all levels are expected to provide a key input into their organisations’ strategic decisions. It is therefore of utmost importance that finance professionals are familiar with the current trends in strategy and are capable of assessing the implications of finance inputs into organisational...
Instructor: Mark Walton
Credits: 2.0
This course is designed to introduce you to the frontiers of research in financial economics. We will mainly focus on theoretical research in the areas of financial frictions, crises, liquidity, bubbles,financial intermediation, and banking. The course will contain a mix of lectures and paperdiscussions. A firm...
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 4.0
The course provides an introduction to the art and science of trading. Various timeframes, markets, instruments and analytical methods will be discussed. Success factors of automated and semi-automated trading strategies will be explored. Students will, in groups, design, backtest and forward-test their own trading...
Instructor: Ferenc Meszaros
Credits: 2.0
elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)Presentation of the major issues in fiscal policy and public financial management: theoretical foundations, empirical measurement, institutional solutions
Instructor: Balázs Romhányi
Credits: 4.0
This course covers analytical tools and techniques required to analyze fixed-income securities in modern financial markets. Theories, models, quantitative methods and their applications in fixed-income markets will be emphasized. Reuters examples, case studies and trading games will be used to illustrate how market...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
This course aims to familiarize students with the process by which foreign policy is made. In exploring this question, the course takes students on a tour through the corpus of thought on foreign policy. Broadly speaking, the course follows a traditional "levels of analysis" structure, beginning with the systemic or...
Instructor: Erin Kristin Jenne
Credits: 4.0
This course will examine the historical foundations of the contemporary international system to provide a new vantage point from which to evaluate present-day international relations.  Specifically, the course will examine the roots of contemporary international politics in the “Global Transformation” of the...
Instructor: Mate Nikola Tokic
Credits: 4.0
Course code: CNSC 6000Level: DoctoralCourse Status: MandatoryBackground and overall aim of the course:Networks are ubiquitous. Economic trade, social relationships, terrorist organizations or biochemical reactions – all span networks. Network science has gone through a spectacular development recently. The data deluge...
Instructor: János Kertész
Credits: 4.0

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