Carnegie Mellon University

Financial Computing IV

Course Number: 46904

Concentration: Programming
Semester(s): Fall, Mini 6
Required/Elective: Elective
Prerequisite(s): 46903, 46944

The goal of this course is to refresh and expand your knowledge of several important topics of the Master Program, such as Object Oriented Programming with C++, theory of pricing and hedging of derivative securities, numerical analysis and stochastic calculus. The course is organized around a project of design and implementation of a powerful C++ library for pricing of derivative securities. You will learn important principles of implementation of financial models and master algorithms of evaluation of different types of derivative securities: European, American, standard, barrier and path dependent options on stocks and interest rates.