Basic Accounting Theories

Building Blocks - Part 4 (2019)

Overview

This eCourse consists of three modules. Module 1 describes the calculation of correlation and provides some examples of how it is applied in the financial world.

Module 2 outlines the purpose and uses of regression analysis and provides practical instruction on ordinary least squares (OLS), its properties, derivation, and calculation.

Module 3 looks at the concept of volatility and how it is assessed and estimated.

Objective

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the concept of correlation
- Calculate the correlation coefficient between two variables
- Recall the concept of regression analysis
- Calculate the relationships between variables using regression analysis
- Recognize the significance of market volatility
- Identify the main methods for estimating volatility

Content

Module 1: Correlation Analysis
Topic 1: Calculating Correlation
Topic 2: Use of the Correlation Coefficient in Practice

Module 2: Regression Analysis
Topic 1: Uses of Regression Analysis
Topic 2: Regression Analysis Calculations

Module 3: Volatility Estimation
Topic 1: Introduction to Volatility
Topic 2: Approaches to Volatility Estimation

Details

Code
TEBBA19001301
Venue
ePlatform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
Type 7 - Providing automated trading services
Type 8 - Securities margin financing
Type 9 - Asset management
Type 10 - Providing credit rating services
Type 11 - Dealing in OTC derivative products or advising on OTC derivative products
Type 12 - Providing client clearing services for OTC derivative transactions
Language
English
Level
Intermediate
Hours
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
Fees
All Member: HK$610
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$610
Non-Member: HK$890