Baruch MFE The 2016-2017 Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College
October 2016 - March 2017


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 2015-2016 on-site seminars in the Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College will be offered on an October 2015 - March 2016 schedule. Enrollment in each seminar is limited 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: October 19 – December 21, 2016
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Faculty
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates: October 20 – December 22, 2016
Instructor: Ivan Matic, Baruch MFE Faculty
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Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Dates: February 2 – March 30, 2017
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: February – March, 2017
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: February – March, 2017
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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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
A Baruch MFE Information Session with emphasis on the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in October 2015, will take place on Thursday, July 21, at 6pm.

Current students and alumni of the program, some of whom are former Pre-MFE students, and the director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on the Baruch MFE Program and on the Pre-MFE seminars.

Registration to this information session is limited to 30 people.

Date: Thursday, July 21, at 6pm
Location: Room 8-210, 8th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration:
Information Session for Baruch MFE
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment Update: as of 8/23/2016,

22 seats reserved and 18 seats currently available for the Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 19, 2016

20 seats reserved and 20 seats currently available for the Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 20, 2016
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
A Baruch MFE Information Session with emphasis on the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in October 2015, will take place on Monday, August 29, at 6pm.

The director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on the Baruch MFE Program and on the Pre-MFE seminars.

Registration to this information session is limited to 30 people.

Date: Monday, August 29, at 6pm
Location: Room 14-280, 8th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration:
Information Session for Baruch MFE
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment Update: as of 9/19/2016,

30 seats reserved and 10 seats currently available for the Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 19, 2016

28 seats reserved and 12 seats currently available for the Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 20, 2016
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment Update: as of 10/05/2016,

34 seats reserved and 6 seats currently available for the Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 19, 2016

31 seats reserved and 9 seats currently available for the Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on October 20, 2016
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Enrollment in the February – March 2017 Pre-MFE on-site seminars is now open.

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
 

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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
A Baruch MFE Information Session with emphasis on the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in February 2017, will take place on Thursday, January 19, at 6pm.

The director of the program will answer questions and provide further information on the Baruch MFE Program and on the Pre-MFE seminars.

Registration to this information session is limited to 30 people.

Date: Thursday, January 19, at 6pm
Location: Room 14-270, 14th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration:
Information Session for Baruch MFE

Baruch MFE website:
Baruch MFE - Master of Financial Engineering Program

Pre-MFE Program:
The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College - Baruch MFE Program
https://www.quantnet.com/threads/the-2016-2017-pre-mfe-program-at-baruch-college.25153/
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Reminder: one week left to register for the Baruch Pre-MFE seminars beginning on January 31, 2017, as follows:

Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering Pre-MFE seminar beginning on February 2, 2017

Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Pre-MFE seminar beginning on January 31, 2017

Probability Theory for Financial Applications Pre-MFE seminar beginning on February 1, 2017

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
Syllabi attached. Good luck!
 

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