Volatility and Correlation

US $135

Description

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic principles of volatility and correlation and how they are applied in the measurement of risk.
  • Compare historical and implied volatility and correlation.
  • Examine kurtosis and skew relative to the normal distribution.
  • Explore time weighting of volatility to control its response to changes in market conditions (Excel).
  • Calculate volatility, adjusted for fat tails (kurtosis), and time-weighting, for the purpose of measuring risk (Excel).

Duration:

1 hour

Audience:

  • Staff and management in Risk, Finance, Operations, Audit, Risk IT, and Front Office, in financial organizations globally.
  • Earn verifiable Continuing Education and Professional Development credits with Optimal MRM’s e-Learning program.

Recommended Course Prerequisites:

None

How long do I have to complete this course?

You will have access to course content for 270 days from enrollment date and can choose to complete the course at any time during this period.

Content

Audio-Visual Content and Course Duration:

  • The time that it takes to complete the course will be determined by your desired pace. It’s estimated that you will spend up to 2 hours to complete the course.
  • The total viewing time of lesson presentations is 1-1.5 hours;  individual lesson topics are between 5-15 minutes each, presented as audio-visual content.
  • The time needed to complete each exercise presented is between 10-20 minutes, based on your level of engagement.
  • The exam is allocated 1 hour.

Subtitles: English

Downloadable Content:

  • The exercises presented in lessons are provided in a downloadable Excel spreadsheet. This will enable you to practice the exercises, side-by-side with the lesson presentations.
  • A downloadable PDF is provided as a text version of the lessons presentations. This can be used as reference and to make notes, as you go through the presentations.

Exam and Certificate:

  • The course exam is comprised of questions in the form of true/false, multiple choice, sorting choice, and fill in the blank.
  • A personalized course certificate will be issued to you with a minimum score of 50%.

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