University of Calgary

ACSC 425 - Intermediate Topics FNCE & Investment - Winter 2015

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(3-1T)


  • Not open to students with credit for Finance 317 without the permission of the Department. 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 Mathematics 323 or Statistics 323; or Actuarial Science 325 and completion of at least 10 full-course equivalents and with the permission of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2016.
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