University of Calgary

ACSC 425 - Intermediate Topics in Finance and Investment - Fall 2019

Selected topics relevant to students with an interest in actuarial science, enterprise risk management, financial mathematics, etc. Topics include financial instruments; sources and cost of capital; portfolio selection; CAPM and alternatives; dividend policy; taxation; basic option pricing theory; stock valuation; measurement and assessment of financial performance; risk management.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Students with credit for Finance 317 but requiring Actuarial Science 425 for VEE credit from the Society of Actuaries should consult with the Department.


  • Actuarial Science 325 and Statistics 323; or Actuarial Science 325 and 60 units and consent of the Department.


  • Credit for Actuarial Science 425 and Finance 317 will be not be allowed without consent of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2020.
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