Courses

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: Sunday In 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: Sunday In 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 6006Course Instructor: Prof. Roberta Sinatra, sinatrar@ceu.eduOffice: N11 609Office hours: TBA or by appointmentIMPORTANT: During the first class, we will hand out a test to check the prerequisites among the students. Those that do not reach the minimum threshold will not be able to take the course,...
Instructor: Roberta Sinatra
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for MSc in Business analytics   After 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: Szilard Pafka
Credits: 2.0
Type: core for class of 2017 Sept / elective for class of Mar 2017Timing: Friday afternoon + a weekday 5.30 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,...
Instructor: Szilard Pafka
Credits: 2.0
Type: electiveTiming: Full time, part time: weekday evening This course will enable students 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....
Instructor: Krisztina Szűcs
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
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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 or SpringTiming: 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...
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
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Instructor: Zoltan Buzady
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
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
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Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Chrys Margaritidis
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
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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: 1.0
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
Main topics are: Brownian motion (Wiener process), martingales, stochastic (Ito) integration, stochastic differential equations, diffusion processes. These tools are heavily used in financial mathematics, biology, physics, and engineering. Thus if someone wants to enter e.g. the flourishing field of financial...
Instructor: Miklós Rásonyi, Kinga Tikosi - TA
Credits: 2.0
In this course, we will examine long-term trends in global economic inequalities between and within countries, and we will engage with the most important controversies about the measurement and interpretation of inequality. In the first part of the course, major theoretical approaches to global inequality will be...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0
This course presents systematic explanation of the emergence of the global economy. This course is prepared as a broad introduction to the topics at the centre of policy debates, which the student - who may one day be involved in policy making in different contexts - might find useful. The course is taught in non-...
Credits: 4.0
The course covers a range of topics in the field of economic growth. The focus is on macro facts and macro models of growth and development, including models of exogenous and endogenous growth, structural change, uncertainty, convergence, path dependence, and multiple equilibria.
Instructor: István Kónya
Credits: 2.0
This course gives an introduction to the field of Health Economics, which is a growing field within Microeconomics. Our focus during the course is on theoretical considerations, with linkages to health policy issues. We build on basic microeconomic models and theories, and see how those can be applied to address...
Instructor: Anikó Bíró
Credits: 2.0

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