Capital Markets

Course Introduction

This class will focus on developing and understanding how capital markets work. We will develop a holistic understanding of financial markets, its varying dynamics and underlying instruments. It is the goal of this class to enable you to professionally discuss complex financial matters and understand the newest developments taking place at the international financial markets. We will build up on your skills acquired in the accounting module and get to know core concepts & frameworks to better navigate between risk and return.

Course Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Stefan Morkoetter is Managing Director and Head of the St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia (SGI-HSG), which is the local institute of the University of St.Gallen in Singapore. His research interests are in the area of financial intermediation, wealth management and private equity in specific. As a lecturer in Finance, Stefan is a member of the School of Finance at the University of St.Gallen and teaches on the Bachelor, Master and Executive level. Stefan earned his PhD in Finance at the University of St.Gallen with his studies also leading him to the Tuck School of Business, as well as to the University of Oxford. Before joining the University of St.Gallen Stefan worked in the financial services industry for a European bank. In addition, Stefan is a regular speaker at international finance conferences and is involved in several executive education programmes for financial services professionals. He also teaches as a visiting professor at the Singapore Management University.

Note: All information is accurate for the 2020-2021 academic year and is subject to change for future classes