Keith Godfrey

Executive Professor, Department of Finance

Contact

Executive Professor, Department of Finance
Email
keith1@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7818
Address
1.23(b) Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Courses

FIN 301 - Introduction to Finance

Types of securities and basic methods of valuation. Valuation and selection of physical and intellectual assets. Operation of asset markets and market efficiency. Risk measures and risk reduction methods. Financing policy, including choices between debt and equity financing. Note: Students are expected to have basic familiarity with microcomputer applications. Prerequisite: STAT 151, SCI 151 or equivalent. Pre- or corequisite: MGTSC 312, ACCTG 300 or 311.

Fall Term 2020
FIN 413 - Risk Management

This course examines the markets and valuation models for options and future contracts, and their application to hedging and the valuation of the other financial contracts. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
FIN 418 - Fixed Income

The valuation and management of interest-rate contracts. The main focus is on the behaviour of bond portfolios and related risk-management techniques. The institutional features of North American fixed-income markets complete the course. Prerequisites: FIN 301, 412.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
FIN 618 - Fixed Income

This course covers markets for interest rate-paying securities. The valuation of such securities will be covered, as will tools and techniques for the management of interest rate risk. This will include a discussion of the pricing and uses of various interest rate derivative securities, such as swaps, options on swaps (swaptions), futures, and forward rate agreements. Further, aspects of the underwriting process, of interest to potential issuers of such securities, will be discussed. Prerequisite: FIN 601 or FIN 501 or FIN 503.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
FIN 818 - Fixed Income

This course covers markets for interest rate-paying securities. The valuation of such securities will be covered, as will tools and techniques for the management of interest rate risk. This will include a discussion of the pricing and uses of various interest rate derivative securities, such as swaps, options on swaps (swaptions), futures, and forward rate agreements. Further, aspects of the underwriting process, of interest to potential issuers of such securities, will be discussed. Restricted to students registered in the MFM Program.

Winter Term 2021

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