Events

24 - 26 September 2018 / London / the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and the University of Warwick

After a successful pilot last year, this short Executive Course launched by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in collaboration with the University of Warwick returns on 24 to 26 September 2018 in London.  It is aimed at trained economists who are seeking to produce forecasts for their organisations or need a better understanding of how to present forecasts to top management.

Guided by NIESR staff and by other recognised international experts in forecasting, by the end of the course participants will be able to produce simple model-based forecasts themselves, understand the sensitivity of forecasts to surprises, and be able to communicate the risks to senior stakeholders in business and government. 

27 - 28 September 2018 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance

Training course by the Florence School of Banking and Finance (http://fbf.eui.eu/)

Course Instructors: Bart Joosen (VU University), Stefano Cappiello (Single Resolution Board), Jean-Jacques Van Helten (Visiting Fellow, RSCAS; formerly Bank of Montreal)
Area: Bank Regulation, Supervision and Resolution
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

This course will focus on the following topics:
- Liquidity Coverage Ratio and Net Stable Funding Ratio’s in the European Capital Requirements Regulation framework
- Definition of High Quality Liquid Assets, the changing definition of safe assets and the forthcoming Simple Transparent and Standardised Securitisations
- Stress testing, survival period and measurement of resilience against liquidity shocks
- Internal Liquidity Adequacy Assessment (ILAAP), Risks not included in LCR
- Relationship with recovery and resolution frameworks, importance of liquidity constraints for the definition of “failing or likely to fail”

5 - 7 November 2018 / Florence, Italy / Florence School of Banking and Finance

Training course by the Florence School of Banking and Finance (http://fbf.eui.eu/)

Course Instructor: Massimiliano Marcellino (Bocconi University and EUI)
Area: Statistical and Econometric Methods
Level: Introductory

This course will focus on the following topics:
- Review of specification, estimation and evaluation of linear regression models
- Using linear regression models for point, interval and density estimation
- Testing for parameter stability and allowing for parameter time-variation
- Forecasting with linear dynamic models
- Forecast evaluation, comparison and combination

This course is targeted at Financial Stability officers, Research department officers, Ph.D. and Post-doctoral researchers, Research department officers of private banks.

17 - 19 November 2018 / Barcelona / Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is holding an intensive course in Investing in Private Equity: Valuation and Financing SMEs, from October 17-19, 2018.

During this course, we will explore how SMEs should be valued and financed, and the role that private equity investors can play alongside traditional banks in promoting the growth of SMEs. Participants will acquire the conceptual tools that are required for the valuation for SMEs and will learn how different forms of financing can be employed to maximize enterprise value. Sessions will also cover M&As of SMEs and the issues that investors face when restructuring SMEs in distress.

Course instructors include:

Filippo Ippolito (UPF and Barcelona GSE), course director
Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics)
Gianluca Capone (BlueMountain Capital Management)
Luis Mateo (Crédit Suisse)
Jos van Bommel (University of Luxembourg)

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