Some advice for optimizing an undergraduate university experience.
Introduction to Markets
A practical application of market information for students with no prior finance experience.
An introductory examination of how a business plans its needs for funds, raises the necessary funds, and invests them to attain its goals.
A study of the nature of securities, the mechanics and costs of trading, and the way in which securities markets operate. Risk-return analysis will be applied in making decisions to buy or sell stocks, bonds and options. Written analysis is required.
Financial Markets and Institutions
A study of the role of financial services companies in the money and capital markets, funds acquisitions, investment and credit extension.
A practical guide to constructing, evaluating, and managing equity portfolios.
Independent Study or Honors Thesis
I maintain a list of projects for undergraduate and masters level research. All projects involve learning some computer code in R, Python, or VBA. I am also willing to help develop an existing idea if it is feasible within reasonable time and data constraints.
Advanced Corporate Finance
A survey course for doctoral students designed to provide exposure to recent theory and empirical methods in corporate finance.