Introduction to Finance: Risk & Return
Introduction to Finance Seminar, Presented by the ERM Program
January 21 – April 22, 2023
Time for all workshops: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET
The Introduction to Finance Seminar workshops cover various finance related concepts such as Time Value of Money, Stock and Bond Return Analysis, Financial Statement Analysis and Corporate Valuations, as well as an overview of the capital markets. Students are welcome to attend any workshop. The workshops are grouped into 4 main themes of finance as follows:
• Modern Portfolio Analysis
• Capital Markets
• Financial Statement Analysis & Corporate Valuation
• Financial Risk Management.
How To Join a Session Virtually
Click on the Join a Session button at 11:00 am ET on the day of your desired workshop. Each workshop ends at 12:30 pm ET.
Risk & Return
The workshop will first establish the basics for measuring risk and quantifying the expected return, as well introduce ways to get increased efficiency out of this relationship through allocation and diversification for higher portfolio efficiency. The covariance and correlation analysis are the factors that contribute to a minimum variance and achieve an efficient frontier.