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MFP 754 Risk Management and Corporate Diversification

Course Description: Module 5 covers topics in risk management and corporate diversification strategies. Topics covered in the risk management portion of the module will include risk management and insurance, financial risk management versus operational risk management, overview of financial hedging with futures, forwards, swaps, and options. The corporate diversification portion of the module will cover an introduction to mergers and acquisitions, the takeover process, legal and regulatory process, valuation of mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and control, alliances, joint-ventures and LBO’s, takeover defenses and due diligence.

Credits

6 credits