Courses

This course focuses on financial intermediary institutions, including banks, investment banks and institutional investors. The functions and purposes of such institutions are analyzed. Their role in the Global Financial Crisis is a special area of interest. Among the topics addressed are banking regulation, capital...
Instructor: Reka Zsuzsa Huszar
Credits: 2.0
Banks today are primarily IT companies, at least from an operational perspective. Many of the leading European banks has been developing their IT infrastructure/applications over decades and most of them struggle with the underlying complexity and cost. Increasing demand from customers for digitization, novel...
Instructor: Szabolcs Szalay
Credits: 2.0
Behavioral finance has gained enormous importance over the past several years. The previously held economic assumption that people always make rational choices has become largely unproven in practice. The course provides an introduction into the study of the effects of social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the...
Instructor: Laura Ipacs
Credits: 2.0
IBM SPSS Modeler is an extensive predictive analytics platform with an intuitive graphical interface. It provides a wide range of advanced statistical and data mining algorithms, which allows users to perform complex data analysis and to extract business value from data.This introductory course aims to give an...
Instructor: Gyorgy Kormendi
Credits: 1.0
This course is designed to help the students understand the important concepts and techniques used in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.
Instructor: Ivett Kovács
Credits: 1.0
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Instructor: Joy Chan
Credits: 2.0
Companies are exposed to a variety of financial risks, including interest rate, inflation, currency, credit (counterparty), commodity and M...
Instructor: Peter Szilagyi
Credits: 2.0
We study problems related to the separation of ownership and control in modern corporations.  Corporate governance refers to the mechanisms that solve two principal-agent problems, one between the owners of capital and managers, and another between the small, dispersed owners and large, concentrated blockholders of...
Instructor: Almos Telegdy
Credits: 2.0
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: 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
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
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
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
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
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Instructor: Joy Chan
Credits: 1.5
A decade ago this course would probably appear unnecessary. Since the 1980s, policy-makers andopinion-makers alike were increasingly convinced that modern financial markets should enjoy largedegrees of freedom from governmental regulation. The common sentiment was that the ever moresophisticated financial instruments...
Instructor: Maciej Kisilowski
Credits: 2.0
IMPORTANT: This course can accommodate a maximum of 30 students. Priority is given to Mathematics students (Master and PhD) and Network Science PhD students. All other students are selected based on the entry test score. Students that take the course for grade have priority over auditors. All students, both registered...
Instructor: Roberta Sinatra
Credits: 3.0