The book Financial Derivatives: A Case Study Based Learning is primarily designed for learners who want to make a career in the field of financial management. It provides clear and concise explanations of different derivative instruments and how those can be used for the purpose of risk management. Adequate amount of case studies, numerical illustrations, and graphical demonstrations have been provided in the book to strengthen the theoretical and practical understanding of the learners. In addition, Excel-based solutions of practical problems given in the book will help learners in putting the theories into practical applications. The book will serve as an ideal introduction for the students who are new to the subject. In addition, it will serve as an essential reference for the students who are already exposed to this field.
Dr. Manu Sharma has more than 12 years of professional experience in various fields in finance, such as investment banking, M&A, financial derivatives and financial engineering, security analysis, and capital market. He has worked in a number of financial organizations including Trudeau & Trudeau Associates and GE Capital International Services. Currently, he is a faculty in the finance department of the University Institute of Applied Management science, Punjab University, India. Dr. Manu Sharma completed his Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from the Punjab University in 1999. He did his MBA (Finance) from the University of Massachusetts, Boston in 2002. He also completed his Doctorate in Finance from the SMC University, Switzerland in 2009. His books include Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Valuation: An Excel Based Approach, Risk Management with Financial Derivatives, and Due Diligence in Private Equity.