MBA + Advanced Finance & Risk Management
The opportunity to specialize in Advanced
Finance & Risk Management is one of the options MIB Trieste
School of Management offers its MBA in International Business
students. Running from March to May, this
concentration includes 4 courses (2 or 3 days each), for a
total of 8 ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System).
Like the rest of the MBA program, these courses are held in English, led by an international faculty and are open to participants coming from other training programs, such as the Executive MBA.
Minor Concentration COURSES in
ADVANCED FINANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT
Three Training days | April,
Lecturer: Joao Amaro de Matos, University of Lisboa -
The objective of this course is to introduce the notion of options in discrete and continuous‐time, relating it to the basic principles of Corporate Finance and to the design of debt instruments.
Main topics that will be covered:
- Options’ payoffs and strategies.
- Options’ value and absence of arbitrage.
- Options’ value in discrete time: the Binomial Model.
- Applications: Real options and the valuation of projects.
- Options’ value in continuous‐time: the Black‐Scholes model.
- Warrants valuation.
- Callable debt.
Three Training days |
Lecturer: Laura Peressin, MIB Trieste School of
Management - Italy
This course is designed
to provide an introduction to risk management. At the end of this
course all students will have a foundation in the main logical
approaches and tools used in different kind of business in order to
control and manage risk.
Emphasis is given on an integrated approach to risk at corporate level.
The intended learning outcomes are the following:
- Understanding how the main kind of derivatives work.
- Using derivatives for hedging risks.
- Identifying the main risks in a company.
- Understanding how risk management may help a company’s value creation.
- Understanding the relation among risk, capital and performance in financial services.
- Valuing the impact of risk on the performance of companies and their business units.
- Understanding the use of RAPM for taking decisions.
Three Training days | March,
Lecturer: Christopher Parsons,
Cass Business School, London - UK
This course focuses on the challenges which managers of insurance enterprises now face, in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the era of economic austerity which the crisis has brought about in Europe and the Western world.
The aim of the course is to identify and explore the main forces and drivers of change currently operating in insurance markets, the issues and problems that arise from them and the corporate and business strategies which insurers might adopt to ensure their successful survival.
Three Training days | May,
Lecturer: Massimo Romano, Head of Group Integrated Reporting and Cfo Hub presso Generali
Integrated thinking&reporting is a brand new managerial approach which helps manage more effectively all the different capitals of the company with a holistic approach. It helps to implement and to communicate the company's strategy in a very effective and efficient way, using information in a smarter and simpler way.
The course will focus on how to deal with one of the most
critical challenges every organization is facing: the increasing
The course will be structured in 3 consecutive days:
- day 1: introduces the International Integrated thinking&reporting framework, in the light of the increasing complexity all organizations are facing today. Related managerial theories will be analyzed.
- day 2: Participants will be presented different real business cases where the power of integrated thinking&reporting helped companies achieve significant outcomes.
- day 3: describes how to plan and deliver an integrated thinking&reporting project and how to overcome the implementation barriers. Practical hints from real life experiences.