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Waikato Management School
Te Raupapa

FINA415-17S (HAM) - Computer Modelling in Finance (2017)

Introduction


Credit points

20.00

Calendar description

The objective of this paper is to equip students with financial modelling skills using a computer spreadsheet. Generic skills such as performing sensitivity analyses, running simulations and solving optimisation problems in finance are included.

Handbook description

The objective of this paper is to equip students with financial modelling skills using a computer spreadsheet. These include generic skills such as performing sensitivity analyses, running simulations and solving valuation problems in finance. The paper will also introduce students to more advanced programming techniques in financial modelling.  This includes defining often used financial functions and performing complex tasks in Visual Basic programming codes.

Extended Information
The objective of this paper is to equip students with financial modelling skills using a computer spreadsheet, including generic skills such as performing sensitivity analyses, running simulations and solving valuation problems in finance. The paper will also introduces students to more advanced programming techniques in financial modelling, including defining often used financial functions and performing complex tasks with Visual Basic programming codes.