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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.

A.A. 2018/2019

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 lauree magistrali Oct 1, 2018 Dec 21, 2018
secondo semestre lauree magistrali Feb 25, 2019 May 31, 2019
Exam sessions
Session From To
sessione invernale lauree magistrali Jan 7, 2019 Feb 22, 2019
sessione estiva lauree magistrali May 27, 2019 Jul 5, 2019
Sessione autunnale Aug 26, 2019 Sep 13, 2019
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale (validità a.a. 2017/18) Dec 6, 2018 Dec 7, 2018
Sessione invernale (validità a.a. 2017/18) Apr 3, 2019 Apr 5, 2019
Sessione estiva (validità a.a. 2018/19) Sep 10, 2019 Sep 11, 2019
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2018 Nov 1, 2018
Festa dell’Immacolata Dec 8, 2018 Dec 8, 2018
Vacanze di Natale Dec 22, 2018 Jan 6, 2019
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 19, 2019 Apr 23, 2019
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2019 Apr 25, 2019
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Festa del Santo Patrono - S. Zeno May 21, 2019 May 21, 2019
Attività sospese (vacanze estive) Aug 5, 2019 Aug 23, 2019

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D F G L M O P R S T V Z

Bottiglia Roberto

roberto.bottiglia@univr.it 045 802 8224

Bracco Emanuele

emanuele.bracco@univr.it 045 802 8293

Brunetti Federico

federico.brunetti@univr.it 045 802 8494

Cantele Silvia

silvia.cantele@univr.it 045 802 8220 (VR) - 0444 393943 (VI)

Carluccio Emanuele Maria

emanuelemaria.carluccio@univr.it 045 802 8487

Castellani Paola

paola.castellani@univr.it 045 802 8127

Confente Ilenia

ilenia.confente@univr.it 045 802 8174

De Mari Michele

michele.demari@univr.it 045 802 8226

Faccincani Lorenzo

lorenzo.faccincani@univr.it 045 802 8610

Fiorentini Riccardo

riccardo.fiorentini@univr.it 0444 393934 (VI) - 045 802 8335(VR)

Frigo Paolo

paolo.frigo@univr.it

Gnoatto Alessandro

alessandro.gnoatto@univr.it 045 802 8537

Grossi Luigi

luigi.grossi@univr.it 045 802 8247

Lubian Diego

diego.lubian@univr.it 045 802 8419

Messina Sebastiano Maurizio

sebastianomaurizio.messina@univr.it 045 802 8052

Minozzo Marco

marco.minozzo@univr.it 045 802 8234

Mion Giorgio

giorgio.mion@univr.it 045.802 8172

Ortoleva Maria Grazia

mariagrazia.ortoleva@univr.it 045 802 8052

Pichler Flavio

flavio.pichler@univr.it 045 802 8273

Renò Roberto

roberto.reno@univr.it 045 802 8526

Roffia Paolo

paolo.roffia@univr.it 045 802 8012

Rossi Francesco

francesco.rossi@univr.it 045 8028067

Scricciolo Catia

catia.scricciolo@univr.it 045 802 8341

Signori Paola

paola.signori@univr.it 0444 393942 (VI) 045 802 8492 (VR)

Taschini Luca

luca.taschini@univr.it 045 802 8736

Zago Angelo

angelo.zago@univr.it 045 802 8414

Zoli Claudio

claudio.zoli@univr.it 045 802 8479

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:
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
6
B
(SECS-P/09)
9
B
(SECS-S/03)
Stage
6
F
-
Final exam
15
E
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
6
B
(SECS-P/09)
9
B
(SECS-S/03)
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.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S006189

Credits

9

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

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

Language

Italian

Period

secondo semestre lauree magistrali dal Feb 25, 2019 al May 31, 2019.

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.

Bibliografia

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.

Student 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. The grade of the written exam has a weight of 70% on the final mark.

Type D and Type F activities

List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
Data discovery for business decisions D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
Elements of financial risk management D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
Introduction to business plan D Paolo Roffia (Coordinatore)
SFIDE - Europe D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced risk and portfolio management bootcamp (online) (3 cfu) D Roberto Renò (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced risk and portfolio management bootcamp (onsite) (6 cfu) D Roberto Renò (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Convegno "gli scambi commerciali con l'estero: questioni fiscali, doganali e contrattuali" D Sebastiano Maurizio Messina (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Ineka conference 2019 teamworking membership D Federico Brunetti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Introduction to Java programming D Alessandro Gnoatto (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Data Visualization Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Python Laboratory 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° "le grandi trasformazioni degli anni '60-'70 e l'italia cinquant'anni dopo" D Angelo Zago (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Social responsibility model for the restaurants' ecosystems D Silvia Cantele (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Marketing Plan D Ilenia Confente (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Polis - festival biblico in universita' D Giorgio Mion (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in Matlab D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in R D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming Stata (3 cfu) D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Quality and problem solving in business organizations D Paola Castellani (Coordinatore)
1° 2° La competitività regionale e le sue risorse endogene: il concetto di capitale territoriale D Riccardo Fiorentini (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Soft skills in action D Paola Signori (Coordinatore)

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