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Introduction to Finance: Sharpe Ratio, Standard Deviation, Jensen’s Alpha, M Squared and Treynor

Fall 2022 Finance

Introduction to Finance, Presented by the ERM Program
September 10 – December 10, 2022
Time for all workshops: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET

The Introduction to Finance Seminar covers 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 seminar. The seminars are grouped into 4 main themes of finance as follows:

• Modern Portfolio Analysis
• Capital Markets
• Financial Statement Analysis & Corporate Valuation
• Financial Risk Management.

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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.

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Sharpe Ratio, Standard Deviation, Jensen’s Alpha, M Squared and Treynor
What are the different measures of portfolio risk? This Seminar will emphasize all the fundamental ways to compare portfolio results via performance measurements ratios such as the Sharpe Ratio, Jensen’s Alpha, M Squared, Treynor Measure that are used extensively on wall street to gain valuable insight using comparisons.