1. Knowledge and understanding skills.
- to obtain the basic vocabulary needed to engage with theoretical and practical problems related to the valuation of debts and financial investments,
- to describe the characteristics and the properties of financial instruments (loans, mortgages, annuities, sovereign and corporate bonds) and their markets;
- to understand the risk profiles of financial operations with particular reference to bonds and financial operations involving foreign currencies;
2. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding.
- to identify the relevant elements in a financial problem with particular attention to the risk profiles;
- to collect and organize data necessary to carry out a financial analysis of the problem
- to compare models and financial instruments discussed in the course;
- sto olve valuation problems.
3. Judgment skills, communication skills, learning skills.
- with reference to a specific financial problem, to discuss the suitability of a financial instruments, to choose the most convenient alternative, and to choose the appropriate valuation method.
- to formulate rational justifications for the approach used to solve financial problems, understanding their relative strengths and weaknesses, by means of hypotheses, data and models;
- to know how to formulate and communicate an adequate analysis and interpretation of a financial operation/instrument also through the use of mathematical models.