The specialization in Financial and Commodities Risk Management prepares students who wish to pursue or advance their careers in investments and trading in assets and derivatives. The specialization leverages resources from the new J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities (link), including the state-of-the-art Commodities Trading Lab.
Students completing the Commodities Risk Management specialization complete the MS in Finance and Risk Management Core Courses and the following specializations requirements in lieu of the finance electives.
Please see the course catalog for course descriptions.
Complete 3 or 4:
- Practical Enterprise Risk Management FNCE/RISK6129
- Financial Innovations FNCE6350
- Management of Financial Institutions FNCE6360
- International Financial Management FNCE6370
- Futures and Options FNCE6380
- Survey of Financial and Commodity Derivatives FNCE6382
- Real Options and Decisions Under Uncertainty FNCE6410
- Emerging Market Finance FNCE6460
- Financial Modeling FNCE6480
- Principles of Risk and Insurance FNCE/RISK6809
- Corporate Risk Management FNCE/RISK6909
If Completed 3 above, Complete 1:
- Econometrics II ECON5823 (prerequisite: ECON5083 and 5813 or permission of the instructor)
- Advanced Mathematical Economic, ECON6801 (prerequisite: ECON5083 or permission of the instructor)
- Actuarial Models MATH5351 (prerequisite: MATH4810/5310, MATH4802/5302, or permission of the instructor)
- Probabilistic Models MATH5792 (Prerequisite: MATH4810 or 5310 or permission of the instructor)