Stanford Quantitative Finance Program

Information Session


Program Features

• A 5-module program delivered in Hong Kong. The course modules cover risk and valuation, fixed-income and credit markets, equity portfolio management, wealth management, and algorithmic trading.

• Courses emphasize the practical applications of investment banking, risk management and financial engineering skills. Designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of finance practices in those seeking to advance their careers in finance.

• Covers comprehensive technical knowledge of arbitrage, hedging, futures and options pricing, portfolio management, trading, and dynamic investment strategies in bond, currency, options, and other financial markets.

• Share insights and establish personal and professional networks with other high caliber students. Get connected with the Stanford Alumni Club in Hong Kong. Attend their regular events and activities.

Information Session

Stanford faculty members are actively engaged in the Quantitative Finance Program, interacting closely with participants to maximize the learning impact and the application of practical, relevant concepts back on the job.
Meet with Professor Key Giesecke, Director of the Quantitative Finance Program at the School of Engineering at Stanford University and discover how you could benefit from the Program:
  Date: Nov 19, 2013 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:15pm

Venue: Admiralty Conference Center, 1804, 18/F, Tower 1, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong.

Professor Kay Giesecke

Director of the Stanford Quantitative Finance Program, and a faculty member of Stanford's Financial Mathematics Program.
His research addresses the quantification and management of financial risks, especially the risk of default (credit risk). He is particularly interested in the stochastic modeling, valuation and hedging of credit risks, the development of statistical tools to estimate and predict these risks.
Kay's research group CreditLab has been funded by grants from JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Mizuho, Moody's, Credit Suisse and American Express.
Kay has served as a consultant to banks, investment and risk management firms, governmental agencies, and supranational organizations in the area of risk management and derivatives valuation and hedging.


Nov 19, 2013 (Tuesday)


1804, 18/F, Tower 1, Admiralty Center, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong


Nov 15, 2013 (Friday)



* Register: call 25370418, or email to


6:45pm: Registration & Light Reception

7:15pm: Presentation

8:15pm: Refreshment will be served after the presentation



To collect more information about Stanford Quantitative Finance Program, please fill out the following registration form:


Unit 1804B, 18/F, Tower 1, Admiralty Center, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong.
Tel: 852-25277999 Fax: 852-25370549