Financial Risk Management at the University of Toronto
The University of Toronto has significant strength in the area of financial risk management
Research is carried out in a number of faculties and departments including the Rotman School of Management, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, and Engineering. Three programs are offered by the University at the Masters level. Here is a central listing of activities.
Faculty Working in Financial Risk Management:
Rotman School (Finance)
Rotman School (Accounting)
Department of Economics
Department of Mathematics
Department of Statistics
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Department of Computer Science
- MFin is a part-time program designed for working finance professionals with at least two years of experience. Taken over a 20-month period, classes are held Wednesday evenings and every other Saturday.
- The MFRM program is an 8 month full-time master's program designed to prepare students for in-demand careers in risk management and trading. It is Rotman's newest masters level program and it combines both a rigorous academic experience with strong ties to industry.
- MFE is a non-thesis degree program. Students follow a three-term, 16-month program, consisting of 12 one-term courses and a four-month summer internship between terms two and three.
- MMF is a 12-month program designed for students with strong math backgrounds. It includes a 4-month internship in a company which may eventually employ the student.
RiskLab Toronto ( www.risklab.ca) is part of the international network of RiskLabs sponsored by Algorithmics to conduct university-industry research initiatives in the mathematical sciences for risk management.
BMO Financial Group Finance Research and Trading Lab ( www.rotman.utoronto.ca/finance/lab) hosts real-time and historical data feeds for companies and securities traded around the world. The Rotman Interactive Trader software is used by more than 40 universities internationally.