FIN 580 Derivatives and Risk Management

An in-depth analysis of derivative instruments, including options, futures, swaps, credit derivatives, and exchange traded products. Examines product characteristics, valuation, hedging applications, trading strategies and market infrastructure. Applies an understanding of derivatives to case studies in risk management, corporate finance, and investment portfolio hedging.




FIN 531, or admission to a School of Business graduate program, or permission of the Associate Director of Graduate Programs, or permission of the Department of Finance Chairperson.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring
  • Summer
  • On Demand