You will gain insights in how financial institutions work and analyse their business models and risk issues. Besides quantitative analysis, the minor emphasises the importance of a holistic view including behavioural finance. Finally, the risks of new developments will be discussed. What is the impact of new financial technologies such as Big Data / machine learning and blockchain, sustainability and how can you mitigate cybercrime?
Gain insight into risk issues from different perspectives
How can you quantify risk and what is the impact of human behavior? This minor highlights risk issues from different perspectives, such as quantitative methods and techniques, human behaviour, financial markets, technological innovation and regulation and supervision.
Studying at VU Amsterdam
Amsterdam, a global city
It is not surprising that Amsterdam is known as the number one student city in the Netherlands.
What will your daily life as a student look like?
You can get a good idea of this if you take a look at a timetable and read about the courses for your programme in the study guide.
Don't just become something, become someone at VU Amsterdam
How is the world changing today and what will it look like tomorrow? With the course ‘A Broader Mind’, we challenge you to look at knowledge, society and at yourself with a broader perspective.
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