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General competences acquired through the programme

The programme envisages the use of various teaching methods, ranging from traditional lectures to case studies, class discussions, homework, preparing and presenting term papers, using databases and modern software tools, electronic work, visiting various institutions, and solving a concrete problem as part of a project assignment. All of this will help the students master and develop the following expertise, skills, abilities, and capabilities:

  • Comprehensive and critical reflection based on analysis and synthesis;
  • Effective use of information and communication technology and state-of-the-art software tools;
  • Accessing and appropriately using databases and other sources;
  • Using modern expertise, methodological approaches, and skills to identify and resolve issues at the level of individual financial institutions;
  • Understanding the impacts of the wider natural, social, and technological environment on the changing conditions of financial sector operation, especially the impact of relevant changes on risk exposure;
  • Practical application of expertise and skills to make decisions concerning individual operational issues within financial institutions;
  • Ability to work in a team, discuss issues professionally, and make consensus-based decisions;
  • Developing the ability to pose research questions in actuarial sciences, the insurance industry, and finance, and to plan and conduct research

Course-specific competences acquired through the programme

The programme consists of two tracks, and so the course-specific competences depend on the tracks.

The course-specific competences for the Quantitative Finance track include the following:

  • To know the characteristics of how financial departments within financial institutions operate;
  • To master the expertise required to suitably support the pricing, quantitative selection, and management of assets;
  • To know the processes of changing the regulation and supervision of financial institutions;
  • To know the operation of various areas in the financial sector

The course-specific competences for the Actuarial Sciences track include the following:

  • To know the characteristics of the operation of actuarial services and the specific expertise required to work as an actuary;
  • To know risk-management issues within insurance companies and retirement funds;
  • To know the processes of changing the regulation and supervision of financial institutions;
  • To know various areas of activity of retirement funds and insurance companies;
  • To develop the ability to form proposals connected with supervisory policy measures in the areas mentioned above

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