Baruch MFE The 2019-2020 Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
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.
Enrollment is now open for the 2019-2020 Pre-MFE On-Site seminars and will continue until all seats are filled.
  • Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications (syllabus)
  • Probability Theory for Financial Applications (syllabus)
  • Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering (syllabus)
The seminars will be offered on an October 2019 – March 2020 schedule. Enrollment for each seminar is limited to 40 people.

Feedback from Pre-MFE seminars participants in previous years: general feedback, Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications, Probability Theory for Financial Applications, Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering.
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates:
October 14 – December 16, 2019
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:
October 16 – December 18, 2019
Instructor: Ivan Matic, 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 26, 2020
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Director
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration for this seminar will open on November 1.
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Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates:
February – March, 2018
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Faculty
Tuition: $1,450
Registration for this seminar will open on November 1.
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Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates:
February – March, 2018
Instructor: Elena Kosygina, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: see below
Tuition: $1,450
Registration for this seminar will open on November 1.
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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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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
A Baruch MFE Information Session with emphasis on the Pre-MFE seminars beginning in October, will take place on Tuesday, July 23, 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.

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 6pm
Location:
Room 8-210, 8th Floor, Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue (on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 24th Street)

Registration: Details
 

tristandres

New Member
On average, how long does it usually take to find out whether or not you are enrolled in a given seminar after applying?
 

Tianrong

New Member
Does the Advanced C++11/C++14 and Multidisciplinary Applications course meet the Baruch MFE C++ requirment?
 

dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Does the Advanced C++11/C++14 and Multidisciplinary Applications course meet the Baruch MFE C++ requirment?
Yes. The C++ Programming for Financial Engineering Online Certificate also meets the Baruch MFE C++ requirement.
 
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