Baruch MFE The 2012-2013 Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College
September 2012 - March 2013


The Financial Engineering Program at Baruch College offers a Pre-MFE Program for people interested in pursuing graduate studies in financial engineering, as well as for finance practitioners interested in studying the mathematical fundamentals behind financial models.

The Pre-MFE Program consists of three on-site seminars and one online seminar:
  • Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications (on-site)
  • Probability Theory for Financial Applications (on-site)
  • Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering (on-site)
  • C++ Programming for Financial Engineering (online)
The 2012-2013 on-site seminars in the Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College will be offered for the first time on a September 2012 - March 2013 schedule. Enrollment in each seminar islimited to 40 people.
Feedback from Pre-MFE seminars participants in previous years can be found here.
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: September 13 – October 25, 2012
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Director
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled.
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: October 26 – December 17, 2012
Instructor: Elena Kosygina, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled.
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Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Dates: January 30 – March 27, 2013
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Director
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration will open on October 1, 2012.
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: January 31 – March 28, 2013
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration will open on October 1, 2012
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: January 29 – April 2, 2013
Instructor: Tai-Ho Wang, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration will open on October 1, 2012
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Schedule: Eight sessions:
- Lecture from 6-9pm (taught by the instructor)
- Review Session from 9-10pm (taught by the teaching assistants)
Each seminar concludes with a Final Exam.
These seminars are not offered online. They take place on location at Baruch College, in Midtown Manhattan.

Registration Process: Enrollment is limited to 40 people in each seminar. To apply for enrollment, send an email to baruch.mfe@baruch.cuny.edu with the following documents:
  • a current version of your resume
  • a one page statement detailing your career and educational goals, as well as how does taking seminars in the Pre-MFE Program align with those goals
  • indicate which seminar(s) you intend to register for
Certifications:
  • For each seminar, a Certificate of Completion will be issued upon passing the final exam and obtaining a 70% or higher average.
  • For each seminar, a Certificate of Completion with Distinction will be awarded to students with a 90% or higher average.
  • Upon successfully completing all three seminars of the Pre-MFE Program with a higher than 70% average, a Certificate of Completion of the Pre-MFE Program will be issued.
  • A Certificate of Completion of the Pre-MFE Program with Distinction will be awarded to students who achieved a 90% or higher average in each of the three seminars.
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.
 

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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Registration is now open for the first two Pre-MFE seminars, Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications and Probability Theory for Financial Applications.

Enrollment in each seminar is limited to 40 peoplein each seminar. Registration will close once all seats are taken.

Registration Process: To apply for enrollment, send an email to baruch.mfe@baruch.cuny.edu with the following documents:
  • a current version of your resume
  • a one page statement detailing your career and educational goals, as well as how does taking seminars in the Pre-MFE Program align with those goals
  • indicate which seminar(s) you intend to register for
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Registration is now closed for the Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications beginning on September 13.

Registration is currently open for the Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning in late October. As of 9/8, 28 of 42 seats have been reserved for this seminar.

The registration for the Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications, Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering, and Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminars offered in February and March 2013 will open on October 1, 2012.
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment in the February-March 2013 Pre-MFE seminars is now open and will continue until all seats are filled; enrollment information can be found here.

Enrollment in each seminar is limited to 42 people.

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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: October 26 – December 17, 2012
Instructor: Elena Kosygina, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration is now open; 7 seats left as of 10/02/2012.
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Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Dates: January 30 – March 27, 2013
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Director
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: January 31 – March 28, 2013
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: January 29 – April 2, 2013
Instructor: Tai-Ho Wang, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration is now open and will continue until all seats are filled
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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment update: 4 seats are left for the Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 26.

Enrollment information can be found here.
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
A special information session covering admission to the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in late January, as well as to the Baruch MFE Program and the C++ online certificate offered by the Baruch MFE Program will take place on Thursday, December 6, at 6pm.

Current students from the program who took the Pre-MFE seminars, alongside alumni, faculty, and the director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on all our programs.

Registration to the special information session is limited to 40 people.

Date: Thursday, December 6, at 6pm
Location: Room 6-215, 6th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration: click here to register for the Information Session.
 

meader

New Member
C++ Student
dstefan, Can I ask if there are still openings for the Pre-MFE program? I missed the information session. Thanks so much for any information!
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
An information session covering admission to the Baruch MFE Program, the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in late January, and the C++ online certificate offered by the Baruch MFE Program will take place on Monday, Jan 14th, at 6pm.

Current students from the program who took the Pre-MFE seminars and the C++ online certificate, alongside alumni, faculty, and the director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on all our programs.

This will be the last information before the beginning of the Pre-MFE seminars in late January.

Registration to the special information session is limited to 40 people.

Date: Monday, January 14, at 6pm
Location: Room 6-215, 6th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGpLU1F6ZEZYNDk3WVZobXdZbG80UUE6MQ#gid=0
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Applications for the Pre-MFE seminars will be accepted until Saturday 1/26.

Seats are still available in all seminars, but only three seats are left for the NLA seminar.
 

shyzmd

New Member
Sir, I am now applying for this program. I have something urgent need to contact with the MFE program. However, according to the "mail delivery subsystem" it says that "Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently" (baruch.mfe@baruch.cuny.edu) what's wrong with it???
 
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