Actuaries Survival Guide
How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions
By (author) Fred Szabo
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Actuaries Survival Guide by Fred Szabo
Book DescriptionThis unique book is a guide for students and graduates of mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and other number-based disciplines contemplating a career in actuarial science. Given the comprehensive range of the cases that are analyzed in the book, the "Actuaries' Survival Guide" can serve as a companion to existing study material for all courses designed to prepare students for actuarial examinations. It is based on the curricula and examinations of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS). It presents an overview of career options and details on employment in different industries. It provides a link between theory and practice; helps readers gain the qualitative and quantitative skills and knowledge required to succeed in actuarial exams. It includes insights from over 50 actuaries and actuarial students. It is written by Fred Szabo, who has directed the actuarial co-op program at Concordia University for over ten years.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780126801460
(235mm x 191mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Fred Szabo
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Explains what actuaries are, what they do, and where they do it. This title describes combinations of ideas, techniques, and skills involved in the day-to-day work of actuaries. It includes details on the structures of the Society of Actuaries' (SOA) and Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) examinations, as well as sample questions and answers.
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Author Biography - Fred Szabo
Author of: The Linear Algebra Survival Guide, 1st Edition Actuaries' Survival Guide, 2nd Edition Actuaries' Survival Guide, 1st Edition Linear Algebra: An Introduction using Maple, 1st Edition Linear Algebra: An Introduction using Mathematica, 1st Edition Fred E. Szabo is professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University in Canada. He completed his undergraduate studies at Oxford University under the guidance of Sir Michael Dummett and received a Ph.D. in mathematics from McGill University under the supervision of Joachim Lambek. After postdoctoral studies at Oxford University and visiting professorships at several European universities, he returned to Concordia University as a faculty member and dean of graduate studies. For more than twenty years, he developed methods for the teaching of mathematics with technology. In 2012 he was honored at the annual Wolfram Technology Conference for his work on "A New Kind of Learning" with a Wolfram Innovator Award. He is currently professor and Provost Fellow at Concordia University.
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