






1. Financial Mathematics  A Library of 7 Courses 

This course gives an introduction to the basic financial measures. It helps the user understand:
 The various yield measures
 The concept of net present value for evaluating investment proposals
 The concept of duration, modified duration and convexity and their calculations
 The concept of basis point value
Duration: 2 hours 



This course gives an introduction to the concept of time value of money. It helps the user understand:
 The concept and importance of time value of money
 The various methods to calculate the future and the present value of cash flows
 The concept of future and present value of an annuity
 The concept of amortization
Duration: 2.5 hours 



This course deals with the concept of bond pricing and its calculation. It helps the user understand:
 The calculation of price of a option free bond
 The price determination process when settlement date falls between two coupon periods
 The different types of yield and the formula to calculate them
 The price volatility characteristics of option free bonds
Duration: 2 hours 



This course gives an introduction to the concept of yield curve analysis. It helps the user understand:
 The concept of yield curve and its types
 The various theories under yield curve analysis
 The types of interest rates and its computation
 The applications of yield curve analysis
Duration: 2 hours 



This course gives an introduction to the concept of probability distributions and their properties. It helps the user understand:
 The concept of probability distributions
 The different types of probability distributions
 The properties of each of the distributions
Duration: 2.5 hours 



This course gives an introduction to the concept of volatility and the methods of measuring volatility. It helps the user understand:
 The basic statistical measures and methods to compute them
 Normal distribution and establishing the relationship between standard deviation and confidence level through a normal distribution function
 The concept of volatility and its characteristics
 The measures of risk exposures and the characteristics of financial asset price movements
 The estimation of volatility using historical and implied volatility models
Duration: 2 hours 



This course gives an introduction to correlation and regression analysis. It helps the user understand:
 The concept of correlation and coefficient of correlation
 The different types of correlation
 The methods of measuring correlation
 The concept of regression analysis
 The methods of computing regression lines
 The significance of standard error and the coefficient of determination
Duration: 2 hours 










