Courses

Courses and workshops organized within NFN are open to finance PhD students and faculty from all Nordic universities or business schools irrespective of whether their home institution is a member of NFN.

Past courses

Forthcoming courses

Empirical Corporate Finance - ONLINE
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Renée Adams (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)
DatesMay 27 - June 4, 2021
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Espoo, Finland
Information More information on the course website.
Applications The deadline for applications is June 14, 2021. More information about the application procedure can be found on the course website.


Summer School on Market Microstructure
OrganizerStockholm Business School
Instructor Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris) & Albert Menkveld (VU Amsterdam)
DatesJune 7-11, 2021
Place Stockholm Business School, Stockholm, Sweden
Information More information can be found here. The course is worth 3 ECTS. The course fee is waived for PhD students from NFN institutions.

ApplicationsYou can fill in the application form here. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2021.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic institutions outside of Sweden. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.



The Financial Economics of Entrepreneurship, Private Equity and Venture Capital
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor David Robinson (Fuqua School of Business, Duke University)
DatesSummer 2021
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Espoo, Finland
InformationThis course is an introduction to recent research on the small business economics (entrepreneurship) as well as the private equity/venture capital. This course is designed to provide a deep, fast-paced dive into the field of entrepreneurial finance. We will cover both classic papers as well as new work. The ultimate objective of the course is to prepare doctoral students for doing research in this rapidly growing sector.
ApplicationsTBA
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic institutions outside of Finland. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.


Hedge Funds and Performance Evaluation
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor George Aragon (W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University)
DatesPostponed - new timing to be confirmed
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Espoo, Finland
Information

This workshop exposes students to recent developments in the literature on the theory and management of hedge funds. It is intended for doctoral students in finance and related fields. Topics include hedge fund trading strategies, compensation, performance evaluation, liquidity management, operational risk, and the role of arbitrageurs in capital markets.

ApplicationsTBA
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic institutions outside of Finland. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.