Executive Program

Stanford Quantitative Finance Program

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The Stanford Quantitative Finance Program is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of finance practices in those seeking to advance their careers in finance, defined in the broadest sense. The Program is relevant to all sectors, including banking, insurance, asset management, hedge funds, supervision and regulation, auditing, consulting, and IT and software development. The Program is appropriate for all functions in these sectors, including risk management, sales and trading, portfolio and wealth management, back-office and reporting, information technology, and financial engineering. The Program is also appropriate for corporate treasury and finance professionals at manufacturing and service firms.

The Stanford Quantitative Finance Program is a nine-month, part-time program. There are five individual course modules, plus a foundation course that is offered online. The course modules cover risk and valuation, fixed-income and credit markets, equity portfolio management, wealth management, and algorithmic trading. The courses are designed to meet the demands of finance professionals by bridging the gap between finance theory and practice. In addition, the Program promotes regular panel discussions featuring senior financial services executives.

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Program Features

A 5-module program delivered in Hong Kong. The course modules cover risk and valuation, fixed-income and credit markets, equity portfolio management, wealth management, and two-sided financial services markets

Designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of finance practices in those seeking to advance their careers in finance.

Covers comprehensive technical knowledge of arbitrage, hedging, futures and options pricing, risk management, portfolio management, investment strategies in equity, credit, and other financial markets.

Program Advantages

The Program is relevant to all sectors, including banking, insurance, asset management, hedge funds, supervision and regulation, auditing, consulting, and IT and software development.

Intended to prepare students for a wide range of careers in the financial industry and beyond. Functions include investment banking, risk management, asset management, macroeconomic and financial forecasting, sales and trading, investment research, information technology, backoffice and reporting, financial engineering, and corporate treasury.

Share insights and establish personal and professional networks with other high caliber students.

Get connected with the Stanford Alumni Club in Hong Kong. Attend their regular events and activities.

Program Delivery

Designed and taught by distinguished faculty from Stanford University's Department of Management Science and Engineering.

Financial models and methods are applied in a hands-on fashion to real problems. Each course will contain data-driven examples and in-class exercises that are designed to reinforce learning in a practical setting.

Consists of five courses, each with approximately 24-26 hours of instruction on a part-time basis. Courses are offered approximately every eight weeks at 5-star Admiralty Conference Center.