Executive Education

Top Finance Courses To Study In The USA

Business School Students

The USA is one of those few nations which provide top-class finance courses for today’s youth. Some of the best finance courses that are being offered in the USA are enlisted below:

  1. Crowdfunding
    This course will cover a broad introduction to US equity and debt crowdfunding, the basic mechanics of a crowdfunding campaign, the functioning of a crowdfunding portal and various interesting stuff. There are many applications of crowdfunding in today’s marketplace such as technical startups, real estate, tourist attractions, computer games, music bands, etc.
    The course is designed for industry practitioners trying to receive investments online from the crowd. This will enable the participants to understand the basics of equity and debt crowdfunding and have a basic roadmap for implementing a crowdfunding campaign.

    Business School Students

  2. Robo-advisor
    ‘Robo-advisor’ is a contemporary class of investment advisory service offered online, is automated and based on algorithms. It is considered as an ideal advice vehicle for digital shrewd youth. They have convinced traditional investment advisory firms to evolve and provide automated, low-cost investment advice options.
    With the help of this course, students will understand how automated investment advice products work at its core.
    This is perfect for embryonic FinTech entrepreneurs, financial advisors as well as professionals working in banks, insurance, and asset management companies.

    University Students

  3. Advanced Project Management and Project Risk Management
    If you happen to manage projects daily and require advanced skills, this one is for you. For the better grooming, attend the Developing Project Management Skills or an equivalent course and have at least one-year practical project management experience.
    Other than the Basics, this course includes product organization, standard matrix, strategic business unit project management, managing barriers to project team development, directing, monitoring and controlling, management pitfalls and conflict management, risk management, internal & external factors affecting project management.

    University Students

  4. Portfolio Management
    This program looks at the latest research on investment strategies. Although the program fundamentally focuses on quantitative strategies in U.S. equities, the basic theorems can be applied to other assets and the international domain.
    The program will expose investment professionals to fundamental concepts in portfolio management as well as to cutting-edge research, including new research in behavioral finance. Discussions about risk and return, the seminar discusses building quantitative strategies, assessing and controlling investment risk, implementing strategies, and minimizing trading costs are done.
    The program is boon for portfolio managers and financial analysts at mutual funds and pension funds, and investment professionals, financial planners, insurance companies, investment banks, and commercial banks.

    University Students

  5. Basics of Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives
    The motive of this course is to provide aid to financial as well as non-financial managers that would gain them a rigorous understanding of financial derivatives, their functioning, and their usage.
    Senior management of financial as well as non-financial institutions, risk managers, fund managers, analysts, corporate treasurers, and regulatory officials can gain the most from this seminar.

    University students

    At the end of this course, the students will be enriched with a solid and immensely useful understanding of:
    # Forwards, futures, swaps, and options and their importance,
    # the way they affect the performance of your firm,
    # how to use them,
    # the way of determining the value of an option or a future’s position,
    # a simple and clear formula for determining the value of an option,
    # the very useful Black-Scholes Formula,
    # the interconnection of the prices of different options,
    # effect of change in market conditions on the change in option prices,
    # International Interest Rate Parity (IRP),
    # about Forward exchange rates,
    # how to hedge an existing position in financial derivatives,
    # how to eliminate the downside risk without limiting the appreciation potential, getting rid of an asset without selling it, etc.
    # the ways of designing strategies to take advantage of the expected price change,
    # the newest tools in risk management, etc.

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