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Derivatives (Coursera)

This course covers standard derivative pricing models. Both discrete time and continuous time techniques are considered. The course also includes an introduction to numerical option pricing, in particular the Monte Carlo Method.

Calculus for Machine Learning and Data Science (Coursera)

Jul 1st 2024
Calculus for Machine Learning and Data Science (Coursera)
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After completing this course, learners will be able to: analytically optimize different types of functions commonly used in machine learning using properties of derivatives and gradients; approximately optimize different types of functions commonly used in machine learning using first-order (gradient descent) and second-order (Newton’s method) iterative methods; visually interpret [...]

Calculus through Data & Modeling: Differentiation Rules (Coursera)

Jul 1st 2024
Calculus through Data & Modeling: Differentiation Rules (Coursera)
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Calculus through Data & Modeling: Differentiation Rules continues the study of differentiable calculus by developing new rules for finding derivatives without having to use the limit definition directly. These differentiation rules will enable the calculation of rates of change with relative ease the derivatives of polynomials, rational [...]

Calculus through Data & Modeling: Limits & Derivatives (Coursera)

Jul 1st 2024
Calculus through Data & Modeling: Limits & Derivatives (Coursera)
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This first course on concepts of single variable calculus will introduce the notions of limits of a function to define the derivative of a function. In mathematics, the derivative measures the sensitivity to change of the function. For example, the derivative of the position of a moving object with [...]

Quantitative Foundations for International Business (Coursera)

This course provides the essential mathematics required to succeed in the finance and economics related modules of the Global MBA, including equations, functions, derivatives, and matrices. You can test your understanding with quizzes and worksheets, while more advanced content will be available if you want to push yourself. This [...]

Algebra and Differential Calculus for Data Science (Coursera)

Are you interested in Data Science but lack the math background for it? Has math always been a tough subject that you tend to avoid? This course will teach you the most fundamental Calculus concepts that you will need for a career in Data Science without a ton of [...]

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Deep Dive (Coursera)

Jun 24th 2024
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Deep Dive (Coursera)
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DeFi and the Future of Finance is a set of four courses that focus on decentralized finance. The third course is called DeFi Deep Dive. It is essential that you do the first two courses I. DeFi Infrastructure and II. DeFi Primitives before doing this course. It is the [...]

Market Risk Management: Frameworks & Strategies (Coursera)

This course provides the foundation for understanding the frameworks used to develop market risk management strategies. You will identify the market risks associated with each type of financial instrument. You will be introduced to techniques for estimating the risk associated with each class of investments. [...]

Pricing Options with Mathematical Models (Coursera)

Jun 24th 2024
Pricing Options with Mathematical Models (Coursera)
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This is an introductory course on options and other financial derivatives, and their applications to risk management. We will start with defining derivatives and options, continue with discrete-time, binomial tree models, and then develop continuous-time, Brownian Motion models. A basic introduction to Stochastic, Ito Calculus will be given. The [...]

Derivatives - Options & Futures (Coursera)

While investing and trading in the options market may seem somewhat more daunting than other asset classes such as stocks, bonds, exchange-traded funds, currencies and commodities, you’ll ultimately find that their complexity can be boiled down to simple concepts you’ll be able to understand and use the more you’re [...]