Courses

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
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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
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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
Corporate restructuring entails any fundamental change in a company's business or financial structure, designed to increase the company's value. This course aims to cover both aspects of corporate restructuring:  financial restructuring and operational restructuring.  Financial restructuring considers various...
Instructor: Joy Chan
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
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
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, Jenő Pál
Credits: 1.0
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, Jenő Pál
Credits: 2.0
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Instructor: Tibor Turner
Credits: 2.0
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
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
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
The series of seminars will frame network and data analytics driven innovation in the context of team capabilities and dynamics in business organizations, in respect to the main themes of:Networks and Data Analytics as a Driver of InnovationCritical Factors in Start-ups and Emerging FirmsInnovation and Corporate...
Instructor: Davide Torsello
Credits: 2.0
This course deals with international investment law. The first part of this course explores the substantive aspects of international investment law and, more particularly, the various protective standards contained in customary and treaty law including (1) the prohibition of unlawful expropriations; (2) fair and...
Instructor: Markus Petsche
Credits: 3.0
core for MSc In Finance ( Full Time); elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Economics This course offers the financial theory and quantitative tools necessary for understanding how assetprices are determined, and how financial assets are used for investment. The first half of the...
Instructor: Adam Zawadowski
Credits: 4.0
The course takes you through the financial markets, financial instruments, basic analytical tools, strategies. The main objective of the course is to give a structural understanding of the capital markets, products, players to know your way around the financial information jungle which gets deeper every day. The...
Instructor: Tibor Turner
Credits: 4.0
The recent global financial crisis has clearly highlighted the fundamental role financing plays in the life of businesses in developed and emerging economies alike. It is also commonly known that the leading economies of our times are the systems with the largest corporate sectors and hence it is justified to conclude...
Instructor: Tibor Tajti
Credits: 1.0
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Instructor: Joy Chan
Credits: 1.5
The old saying goes “I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor, but believe me, rich is better.” While being rich doesn’t guarantee happiness, the accumulation of money does provide financial security and is a worthy goal. This course takes on a hands-on, practical approach to help participants become better managers of their...
Instructor: Joy Chan
Credits: 1.5
One of the key issues for all entrepreneurs is, to secure adequate financing for their ventures. This course will provide a general background of external financing options and the related considerations (terms and conditions), with focus on equity financing.The course is an interactive joint work to understand the...
Instructor: Gabor Baranyai
Credits: 2.0
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: Rásonyi Miklós
Credits: 3.0