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Baruch MFE The 2020-2021 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.

Note: All the Pre-MFE seminars in the Fall 2020 semester will be offered online, via Zoom. The times are 7-10pm New York time. For the first time, there is no need to be physically located in New York to take these seminars.

Registration is now open and enrollment in each seminar is limited to 40 students.

October - December 2020 Pre-MFE online seminars (The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College)):
- Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications (October 28 - December 19, 2020; on-line, syllabus attached)
- Probability Theory for Financial Applications (October 26 - December 21, 2020; on-line, syllabus attached)

Enrollment in each seminar is limited to 40 people.

Feedback from Pre-MFE seminars participants in previous years can be found at http://mfe.baruch.cuny.edu/pre-mfe-seminars-feedback/
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Registration Process: The seminars are offered in the evenings on an eight session schedule, each session being four hours long: 7-10pm Lecture, 10-11pm Review Session

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 the Pre-MFE Program seminars align with those goals
- indicate the seminar(s) for which you intend to register
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Pre-MFE Seminars:

Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: October 28 - December 19, 2020
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Program Faculty

Probability Theory for Financial Engineering
Dates: October 26 - December 21, 2020
Instructor: Ivan Matic, Baruch MFE Program Faculty

Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Dates: January – March, 2021
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Program Director

Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates: January – March, 2021
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Program Faculty

Probability Theory for Financial Engineering
Dates: January – March, 2021
Instructor: Elena Kosygina, Baruch MFE Program Faculty

The syllabi for the first two seminars are attached.
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More information can be found at The Pre-MFE Program at Baruch College
 

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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Sorry for the late notice - this information session is TODAY

An information session specifically dedicated to the Pre-MFE seminars in Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications and Probability Theory for Financial Applications beginning on October 26 will take place virtually on Zoom on Monday, October 19, 7pm NY time.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvcuurqz8tGtBwSCPyVfKWBsmJ9oFoC3cG

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Looking forward to seeing you there.
 
When can we start applying for the numerical linear algebra course that is going to offered this spring? This November 1st? I applied just recently and I was wondering the appplication was opening @dstefan
 
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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Note: All the Pre-MFE seminars in the Spring 2021 semester will be offered online, via Zoom. The times are 7-10pm New York time. Unlike in previous years, there is no need to be physically located in New York to take these seminars.

Registration is now open for the February - March 2021 Pre-MFE seminars:


Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Dates:
February 1 – March 29, 2021
Instructor: Dan Stefanica, Baruch MFE Co-Director
Syllabus: can be found here (Spring 2021)
Feedback: Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering
Tuition: $1,450

Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Dates:
February 2 – March 30, 2021
Instructor: Rados Radoicic, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: can be found here
Feedback: Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications
Tuition: $1,450

Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Dates:
February 3 – March 31, 2021
Instructor: Ivan Matic, Baruch MFE Faculty
Syllabus: can be found here
Feedback: Probability Theory for Financial Applications
Tuition: $1,450

Schedule: Eight sessions:
- Lecture from 7-10pm (taught by the instructor)
- Review Session from 10-11pm (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.
 
@dstefan I am interested in participating in the Spring 2021 Pre-MFE seminars. As the lectures will be offered online I am curious what will happen with the final exam? I am interested to participate but I live in Asia so just want to check if I am able to do so.
 
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dstefan

Baruch MFE Director
Baruch Pre-MFE Information Session - Wednesday, January 20, 7pm

A virtual Information Session for the Pre-MFE seminars in Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications, Probability Theory for Financial Applications, and Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering beginning on February 1 will take place on January 20, beginning at 7pm:
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When: Jan 20, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtdOGhpjMoGd1XHIFNKA4eBUBba8o_OW_Y

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
________________________________

The Director of the Baruch MFE Program and the instructor of the Numerical Linear Algebra Pre-MFE seminar will be at the information session and answer your questions.
 
Baruch Pre-MFE Information Session - Wednesday, January 20, 7pm

A virtual Information Session for the Pre-MFE seminars in Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications, Probability Theory for Financial Applications, and Numerical Linear Algebra for Financial Engineering beginning on February 1 will take place on January 20, beginning at 7pm:
________________________________

When: Jan 20, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtdOGhpjMoGd1XHIFNKA4eBUBba8o_OW_Y

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
________________________________

The Director of the Baruch MFE Program and the instructor of the Numerical Linear Algebra Pre-MFE seminar will be at the information session and answer your questions.
Is the link okay? I can't register
 
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