The course is in line with the general objective of the course of study to provide economic skills and mathematical-statistical techniques for an adequate understanding of the economic system and the functioning of financial markets. The course, in particular, aims at equipping students with the technical tools necessary for understanding financial phenomena.
To learn the basic concepts and tools of modern finance;
To know how to formulate and solve basic problems of modern finance.
RESULTS OF EXPECTED LEARNING
The student is expected to assimilate the fundamental notions of understanding the functioning of financial markets and of analyzing economic-financial phenomena; to adequately know the main economic and financial phenomena; to be able to correctly set and solve basic problems of modern finance; to be able to communicate effectively on economic and financial issues, using an appropriate technical language.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING ABILITY
The course provides students with the knowledge and analytical tools needed to understand the functioning of financial markets and to analyze economic and financial phenomena.
The student must be able to interpret the main economic and financial phenomena. In particular he/she must be able to construct simple models to formulate and solve basic problems of modern finance on all the topics included in the course program.
Autonomy of judgment
The student must be able to independently assess the necessary information, to conduct surveys and to set up quantitative analysis of financial phenomena.
The student must be able to communicate effectively on economic and financial issues, using an appropriate technical language. The ability to communicate on a multidisciplinary level on economic-financial and mathematical-statistical topics is, in this respect, the main target of the course.
Ability to learn
The student must acquire a significant analytical ability and a well-founded quantitative survey method to be able to deal with subsequent teachings.