Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
primo semestre magistrali Sep 30, 2019 Dec 20, 2019
secondo semestre magistrali Feb 24, 2020 May 29, 2020
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale magistrali Jan 7, 2020 Feb 21, 2020
Sessione estiva magistrali Jun 3, 2020 Jul 10, 2020
Autumn Session exams Aug 24, 2020 Sep 11, 2020
Degree sessions
Session From To
Autumn Session Dec 2, 2019 Dec 4, 2019
Winter Session Apr 7, 2020 Apr 9, 2020
Summer session Sep 7, 2020 Sep 9, 2020

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D F G M P R S V Z

Bazzani Claudia

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Bottiglia Roberto

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Bracco Emanuele

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Broglia Angela

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Brunetti Federico

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Bucciol Alessandro

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Carluccio Emanuele Maria

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Confente Ilenia

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Cortese Mauro

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De Mari Michele

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Faccincani Lorenzo

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Frigo Paolo

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Gnoatto Alessandro

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Grossi Luigi

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Mancini Cecilia

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Menon Martina

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Minozzo Marco

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Mion Giorgio

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Perali Federico

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Picarelli Athena

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Pichler Flavio

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Renò Roberto

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Rossi Francesco

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Scricciolo Catia

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Signori Paola

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Zoli Claudio

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

CURRICULUM TIPO:
activated in the A.Y. 2020/2021
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Stage
6
F
-
Final exam
15
E
-

2° Year activated in the A.Y. 2020/2021

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Stage
6
F
-
Final exam
15
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S006189

Credits

9

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-S/06 - MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCES

Period

secondo semestre magistrali dal Feb 24, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

Learning outcomes

The goal of the lecture is to present the theoretical foundations and the models employed by financial institutions to manage different sources of financial risk. A particular focus will be put on numerical methods (Monte Carlo simulations) and their implementation using modern IT-Tools (Java, Eclipse).

Program

Part 1: Monte Carlo Methods Basic notions: expectation, Lp spaces, classical inequalities (Markov, Chebychev etc...) Classical numerical integration Monte Carlo integration (code) Generation of random draws and discretization of stochastic processes (code) Variance reduction techniques (code)

Part 2: Market Risk Introduction: IR, Equity, FX, Commodities, Options Risk Measures: general theory VaR/ES calculation

  1. Historical approach (code)

  2. Analytical approach

  3. Monte Carlo simulations (code)

Optional: Basel II regulations

Part 3: Credit Risk Basic risks in a default-free setting: duration and convexity Structural Models Rating based models Reduced form models Optional: Basel II regulations

Part 4: Counterparty Credit Risk Funding and collateral (xVA) CVA DVA FVA Monte Carlo for xVA (code) Optional: Basel III/Basel IV regulations

Prerequisites:

  1. A good working knowledge of mathematical analysis (limits/derivatives/integration). The ability to solve standard first and second order equations/inequations.

  2. A good working knowledge of basic statistics (probability distributions, conditional probabilities, random variables, central limit theorem, law of large numbers, statistical tests, conditional/unconditional expected values/moments).

  3. Programming: the lecture does not assume that students are experienced Java programmers, anyway attendance of the block-lecture Introduction to Java Programming, offered before the lectures starts, is recommended. It is assumed that students are able to write simple programs in any language such as Matlab, Python, Visual Basic, Turbo Pascal etc. In summary, it is assumed that students are able to think in an algorithmic way, independently of any programming language. Practical tutorials for the Java programming language will be provided.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Baesens, B., Backiel, B. and Vanden Brouke, S. Beginning Java Programming: The Object-Oriented Approach (Edizione 1) Wrox Pr Inc 2015 978-1-118-73949-5
Bielecki, T. and Rutkowski, M. Credit Risk: Modeling, Valuation and Hedging (Edizione 2) Springer 2004 978-3-662-04821-4
A. F. McNeil, R. Frey, P. Embrechts Quantitative Risk Management:Concepts, Techniques and Tools Princeton University Press 2015

Examination Methods

The exam consists of two parts: the first is a Project Work that has to be completed by using the Java programming language. The mark on the project work has a weight of 30% on the final grade.

The Project Work can be completed by groups consisting of up to 4 people.

Aims of the project work are:

implement and deepen the understanding of the methods illustrated during the lecture.
improve the ability to work in teams.


The grade of the project work is valid for all written exams during the current academic year and for the first two examinations of the next academic year.

Students get access to the written exam only if the project work has a positive valuation. Those who do not submit any solution will not be accepted to the exam.

The second part of the exam consists of a written exam on all topics of the lecture. The exam contain theoretical and practical exercises together with programming questions related to the Java programming language. In case the grade is greater or equal to 18, the written exam has a weight of 70% on the final mark.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

Type D and Type F activities

Second semester bachelor degree From 2/17/20 To 6/5/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
Simulation and Implementation of Economic Policies D Federico Perali (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Enactus Verona 2020 D Paola Signori (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Parlare in pubblico e economic writing D Martina Menon (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Samsung Innovation Camp D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
secondo semestre magistrali From 2/24/20 To 5/29/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
Simulation and Implementation of Economic Policies D Federico Perali (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Predictive analytics for business decisions - 2019/20 D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Professional communication for economics - 2019/20 D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Parlare in pubblico e economic writing D Martina Menon (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Regulation, procurement and competition - 2019/20 D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management Bootcamp (3 cfu) - 2019 D Roberto Renò (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management Bootcamp (6 cfu) - 2019 D Roberto Renò (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Elements of financial risk management D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
1° 2° English for business and economics D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Il Futuro Conta! D Alessandro Bucciol (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Il Futuro Conta! D Alessandro Bucciol (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Introduction to Java Programming D Alessandro Gnoatto (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Data Analysis Laboratory with R D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Data Analysis Laboratory with R (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Data Visualization Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Python Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Data Science Laboratory with SAP D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° The fashion lab (1 ECTS) D Angela Broglia (Coordinatore)
1° 2° The fashion lab (2 ECTS) D Angela Broglia (Coordinatore)
1° 2° The fashion lab (3 ECTS) D Angela Broglia (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Methods and tools to support strategic marketing and business management decisions - 2019 D Claudia Bazzani (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Marketing Plan D Ilenia Confente (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Presente e futuro del pianeta D Federico Brunetti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in Matlab D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in SAS D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Robo-Ethics D Giorgio Mion (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Univero' - Job Orienteering festival D Paola Signori (Coordinatore)

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Graduation

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Tesi di laurea magistrale - Tecniche e problemi aperti nel credit scoring Statistics - Foundational and philosophical topics
Il metodo Monte Carlo per la valutazione di opzioni americane Various topics
L'acquisto di azioni proprie Various topics
Proposte Tesi A. Gnoatto Various topics

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