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This program prepares the student for positions as financial managers and investment analysts in private business or non-profit organizations and within governmental units. Those completing the program are qualified for employment in the securities industry, financial intermediaries, financial management or investment organizations, international finance, corporate finance, banking industry and in government regulatory, administrative, or service agencies.
Herberger Business School
What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?
High School / GED
Herberger Business School Core Objectives:
1: Students will be effective written and oral communicators.
1.1: Students will communicate effectively in writing using appropriate content, organization, expression, and mechanics.
1.2: Students will make an effective business presentation.
2: Students will be competent problem solvers.
2.1: Students will prepare and defend an effective solution to a business case or problem.
3: Students will be effective collaborators.
3.1: Students will effectively contribute to the completion of group tasks.
4: Students will be competent in the business core.
4.1: Students will demonstrate understanding of and apply core disciplinary concepts in business.
4.2: Students will recognize ethical problems and present defensible ethical solutions.
4.3: Students will apply global perspectives to business situations.
1: Describe different types of investment instruments and understand financial markets including, but not limited to, trading procedures and strategies.
2: Understand basic financial ratios and statements and apply valuation techniques to value financial and real assets.
3: Estimate cost of capital and evaluate projects using capital budgeting decision tools and various financing strategies.
4: Describe risk-management techniques.