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Corvinus Lectures in Finance

In the autumn of 2012, our department initiates a series of events that include lectures open to our students, alumni and the larger public. The events host professionals from the corporate world to talk about selected topics in finance ranging from market happenings affecting their firms to novice scientific findings.
Our aim is to:
-provide our academic and professional partners with a platform to reach out to an educated and highly-motivated audience;
-open the opportunity for our alumni to meet and interact, with the purpose of maintaining contact with their Alma Mater and for furthering their studies;
-keep our current students up-to-date with the industry’s latest achievement, development and news.

Organizers: Edina Berlinger, Péter Csóka, Anita Lovas
If you would like to be a guest presenter or sponsor one of the upcoming presentation please contact us at: peter.csoka@uni-corvinus.hu.

November 6, 2018: Jeff Brodsky - A Conversation on Culture, Leadership, and Navigating a Career

The Department of Finance, Corvinus University of Budapest invites you to

“A Conversation on Culture, Leadership, and Navigating a Career”

Jeff Brodsky
Chief Human Resources Officer
Morgan Stanley

 You are invited to join us on an interactive discussion. Jeff Brodsky is Morgan Stanley’s Chief Human Resources Officer, as well as a member of the Firm’s Operating Committee and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Culture, Values and Conduct Committee. Since joining Morgan Stanley in 1987, he has held various senior positions within Human Resources and be became the Global Head of Human Resources in 2011. Jeff was named to the Firm’s Management Committee in 2010 and joined the Firm’s Operating Committee in 2012. Jeff serves on the Safe Horizon Board of Directors, and is a former member of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Advisory Board. 

Date:
Tuesday November 6, 2018
Time: 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Venue: Room V-VI. (Ground Floor) Corvinus University of Budapest 4-6 Közraktár (Building C)

 No registration required. Reservation on a first come first served basis.

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3 May, 2018: Christie Ghetian - Communications for Your Career: Tips and Tricks for Working with Global Teams

„Communications for Your Career: Tips and Tricks for Working with Global Teams”
Hosted by
Christie Ghetian
Head of Global Communications in Morgan Stanley’s Technology Division

Christie Ghetian leads Global Communications in Morgan Stanley’s Technology division. She is responsible for translating key information “so it matters to the people that matter.”

Prior to joining the financial services industry, Christie spent nearly 10 years teaching communications courses at The Pennsylvania State University. She holds a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations, a B.A. in Speech Communication, an M.A. in Communication Science with a minor in Health Policy, and has completed all coursework for a PhD in Communication Science, with emphases in Health Promotion, Exercise Psychology, and Quantitative Survey Research.
Date:
Thursday May 3, 2018
Time:
7:15 – 8:15 PM
Venue
Room V-VI. (Ground Floor)
Corvinus University of Budapest
4-6 Közraktár (Building C)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

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20 February, 2018: Clark Anderson - Challenges of Country Risk Management

“North Korea, Poisoned Chocolate and Other Challenges of Country Risk Management: Making Smart Decisions on Wall Street”
Hosted by
Clark Anderson
Head of Country Risk at Morgan Stanley

Clark Anderson has been a country risk specialist for 34 years, working with corporate, financial, and government clients around the world. For most of his career, Anderson has managed country risk on Wall Street, first as Global Manager of the Sovereign Risk Management & Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs and currently as Global Head of Country Risk for Morgan Stanley, where he also serves as Chief Operating Officer for Credit Risk Management. Anderson is a China specialist, having followed China closely since modernization began in 1978 and advising both the Chinese government and firms operating in China. He also has particular expertise in global energy issues.

Date:
Tuesday, February 20
Time:
1.45 pm – 2.45 pm
Venue
Main Auditorium (second floor)
Corvinus University of Budapest
4-6 Közraktár (Building C)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

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15 November, 2017: Jeffrey G. McMillan - Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Modern Banking

“Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Modern Banking”
Hosted by
Jeffrey G. McMillan
Chief Analytics & Data Officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Jeff McMillan is responsible for all aspects of Wealth Management’s strategy to leverage analytics, data and artificial intelligence to drive growth and efficiencies across the firm. Besides his current role Jeff is a member of the Wealth Management Operating and Risk Committees as well as the firm’s Securities Operating Committee. He is also Co-chair of Morgan Stanley’s Veterans Employee Network.

Date:
Wednesday, November 15
Time:
7.15 pm – 8.15 pm
Venue
Room V-VI (Ground Floor)
Corvinus University of Budapest
4-6 Közraktár (Building C)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

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2 May, 2017: “Managing risk: The theory, the practice and how to manage your life in general”

“Managing risk: The theory, the practice and how to manage your life in general”

hosted by

Keishi Hotsuki
Chief Risk Officer of Morgan Stanley


Mr. Hotsuki joined Morgan Stanley in March 2008 as the Head of Market Risk Department and became the Chief Risk Officer in May 2011. Besides his current role, he is also a member of the Firm’s Operating and Management Committees and a Director of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.

Date: 2 May 2017
Time: 17:30 – 18:50
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, 1093 Budapest, 8 Fővám tér (i.e. main building), Lecture Hall I (ground floor).


No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

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6 March, 2017: Forward Looking Operational Risk Management

“Forward Looking Operational Risk Management”

hosted by

Cheryl Geremia

Global Head of Operational Risk and Risk Infrastructure of Morgan Stanley

Cheryl joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 as Managing Director, Global Head of Operations Risk & Control. She subsequently took on responsibility for Enterprise Operational Risk & Control which was integrated into the Operational Risk Department in early 2013 to form a single unit led by Cheryl.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Cheryl was at Deutsche Bank from 1996 to 2008. During her last two years at Deutsche Bank, she was Managing Director and Global Head of the Bank’s Reconciliation Utility. She also served as the Chief Operations Officer for Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. from 2003 – 2008.

Date: 6 March 2017
Time: 17:30 – 18:50
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, 1093 Budapest, 4-6 Közraktár (i.e. Building "C"), room X (ground floor).


No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

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4 October 2016: Michael G. McMillan - How to do the right thing even if no one is watching

Michael G. McMillan, Ph.D., CPA, CFA

is Director of Society Ethics Training at CFA Institute. Dr. McMillan joined CFA Institute in October of 2008 after more than a decade as a professor of accounting and finance at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business and George Washington University’s School of Business. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, he was a securities analyst and portfolio manager at Bailard, Biehl, and Kaiser and Merus Capital Management in San Francisco, California. As the Director of Society Ethics Training, Dr. McMillan is responsible for creating and developing educational content for CFA Institute members and investment professionals in the area of ethics and professional standards.

Title of the talk: “How to do the right thing even if no one is watching

Although ethical dilemmas are a normal and predictable part of most jobs, they can be dangerous to your career if you are not prepared for the organizational challenges that may test your personal values, moral beliefs, and commitment to doing the right thing. This interactive presentation examines several real life ethical dilemmas that professionals working in the financial services industry may face in the course of their careers.

Date: 4 October 2016, 19:10-20:40 
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, 1093 Budapest, Közraktár (i.e. Building "C"), Main Auditorium (second floor).

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

Main organizer and sponsor: CFA Society Hungary

Michael G. McMillan’s BIO

The event on facebook

25 March, 2014: A Brief History of Risk Management

“A Brief History of Risk Management”

hosted by

Keishi Hotsuki

Chief Risk Officer of Morgan Stanley

Mr. Hotsuki joined the Firm in March 2008 as the Head of Market Risk Department and became the Chief Risk Officer in May 2011.

Besides his current role, he is also a member of the Firm’s Operating and Management Committees

and a Director of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.


Date: 25 March
Time: 18:00 – 19:00
Location: Corvinus University, Lecture Hall IV (main building), Fővám tér 8.


No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

30 January, 2013: Towards Africa Renaissance: Investment Opportunities

Clifford D. Mpare, CFA, CMA

is Chairman and CEO of Frontline Capital Advisors (FCA) an investment banking firm he founded in Accra, Ghana in 2009. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of African Financial Services Ltd., one of the largest Savings and Loans Companies in Ghana. And is a co-founding member of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) Pension’s Academy in Ghana.

Title of the talk: “Towards Africa Renaissance: Investment Opportunities”

Date: 30 January 2013, 18:30
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, Lecture room III (ground floor).

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

Main organizer and sponsor: CFA Society Hungary

Clifford D. Mpare’s BIO

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4 December, 2012: Algorithmic Trading

Ron Hertshten is the Head of Argaman Algo Ventures (AAV), which develops and manages fully automated algorithmic trading systems. AAV works to source industry nascent and early-stage algorithmic ventures, as well as algorithmic-related research in academic research centres, for the purpose of developing algorithmic-based joint ventures that offer attractive synergies, scalable profitability, reasonable risk, and potential for long-term commercial operation. AAV is a division of Indus, a wholly owned subsidiary of GHF Holdings. Ron was previously the Managing Director of GHF in Israel and Eastern Europe, prior to that the Managing Director of GHF China. He holds an MBA from Yale School of Management, specialising in Finance.

Ron will talk about algorithmic trading. You can read an interview with him here.

Date: 4 December 2012, 18:10

Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, 1093 Budapest, Közraktár u. 4-6 (i.e. Building "C"), Auditorium V-VI (ground floor)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

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20 November, 2012: Fogolydilemma-variációk, hallgatólagos tudás (in Hungarian)

László Mérő
mathematician, psychologist, author of the successful book Ways of Thinking is holding a series of lectures at the Corvinus University of Budapest during the autumn semester

His third lecture is entitled: Fogolydilemma-variációk, hallgatólagos tudás (in Hungarian)
(Presentation)

Lecture date and time: Tuesday, 20 November, 2012 18:10-19:30
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, Lecture hall I. (ground floor)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

Organiser: Péter Csóka
Invitation: here
Facebook event: here

6 November, 2012: A Hungarian USD bond issue – momentum and pricing

A Hungarian corporation issued a bond in September, 2012 in a good market but without having real comparable deals. How was the deal planned and managed? How was the process viewed by one of the joint lead manager and the issuer?

Participants:
Marzena Fick, Managing Director Citigroup London
Szabó László, Group Treasurer, MOL Group
Száz Vera, Head of Capital Markets, MOL Group

Moderator: Barbara Dömötör

Date: 6 November 2012, 18:10
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, Lecture room I (ground floor)

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Minimum Standards for Bond Communication

5 November, 2012: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Market Risk Management

Kenneth Abbott

is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, where he is the Chief Operating Officer across Market, Credit, and Operational Risk.

At his lecture he will cover the topics of
Market risk and how the financial crisis of 2008 impacted the investment banking world.
Market risk is the risk of losses in assets arising from movements in market prices. Ken will provide insightful information on how Morgan Stanley - a key player in the financial markets - oversees and monitors its trading activities. The financial crisis of 2008 had a worldwide impact in the lives of all of us. As result, the financial industry is under bigger scrutiny and deeper regulation. Ken will address how the financial industry it is shaping itself to a new reality of higher risk awareness.

Date: 5 November 2012, 18:10
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, Lecture room III (ground floor).

Anybody can come (we do not expect shortage of places), but please register here

Kenneth Abbott's BIO

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16 October, 2012: Coexistence of cooperation and competition

László Mérő
mathematician, psychologist, author of the successful book Ways of Thinking is holding a series of lectures at the Corvinus University of Budapest during the autumn semester

His second lecture is entitled: Coexistence of cooperation and competition
Language: Hungarian.
(Presentation)

Lecture date and time: Tuesday, 16 October, 2012 18:10-19:30
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, Lecture hall I. (ground floor)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

Organiser: Péter Csóka
Invitation: here
Facebook event: here

 

Tuesday 2 October, 2012: What Investors Really Want: Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Meir Statman,

full professor at Santa Clara and the University of Tilburg
holds a lecture under the joint organisation of the CFA Society Hungary and the Department of Finance entitled

What Investors Really Want: Lessons from Behavioral Finance


Lecture date and time: Tuesday, 2 October, 2012 16:30-17:50
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, room 332

CV of the presenter
Abstract

Facebook event: here

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2 October, 2012: Game theory as a psychological experimental tool

László Mérő
,mathematician, psychologist, author of the successful book Ways of Thinking is holding a series of lectures at the Corvinus University of Budapest during the autumn semester

His first lecture is entitled: Game theory as a psychological experimental tool.
Language: Hungarian.
(Presentation)

Lecture date and time: Tuesday, 2 October, 2012 18:10-19:30
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, main building, Lecture hall I. (ground floor)

No registration required, reservation on a first come first served basis.

Organiser: Péter Csóka
Invitation: here
Facebook event

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Last modified: 2018.11.30.