Finance & Investments
Principles Of Finance

Take your knowledge to the next level through the careful study of the basics, including security pricing, valuation of annuities, measurement of risk and return, and capital budgeting. With this course, you will gain a thorough understanding which will carry you through subsequent courses in this intriguing field.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 2Sa10/179:00 AM$645.00
sct: 01CW9/236:15 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Equity Markets and Portfolio Theory I

This course is mandatory for students enrolled in the Finance Certificate programs. Students will focus on the concepts of Modern Portfolio Theory and the Efficient Market Hypothesis. The course will also outline the basics of portfolio optimization and asset allocation. Students will review equity market valuation models; risk-reward dimensions of investing; systematic and unsystematic risk; as well as fiscal and monetary policies. Fundamental and technical analysis theories, market anomalies, ETFs and Indexes will also be discussed. Extensive use of online testing is a component of this class, PC access is a must. Prerequisite: Personal Investments 1 Required HP-12C Financial Calculator.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 01CW9/236:15 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Equity Markets and Portfolio Theory II

This semester involves more in-depth use of statistical analysis and mathematical formulas. In this intensive course, students should expect to devote a minimum of two hours a week to required readings, with at least an additional three hours a week to online testing and portfolio construction. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: understand equity market valuations, do online research of various asset classes, and analyze results of security selections. This course is only open to those who have completed Equity Markets I.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 01CTu, Th11/106:15 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Investment Banking

Learn about the world of investment banking, securities framework and regulations, situation analysis, due diligence, handling transactions, and discussion of specific product approaches to client situations. Guest speakers from the banking industry will participate helping bring the subject to life.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 01CTh9/246:15 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Capital Markets

This course provides a historical overview of capital markets and explores the risk and return for investing in these markets. Class topics include analysis of the equity, debt, and derivative markets and addresses both the primary and secondary procedures, as well as their roles in the overall economic environment.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 1W9/236:15 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Introduction To Derivatives Markets

Financial derivatives, whose valuation depends on a risk factor, will be defined, explored, and valued in this predominantly quantitative course. Binomial and Black Scholes models will be reviewed and applied to different scenarios. You will also learn hedging strategies effective in mitigating risk in this ever-changing market.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 01CTu9/226:15 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Entrepreneurial/Venture Finance

Explore the world of start-ups with this course which addresses financing new companies. Topics include forecasting, planning and control, valuation models, market standards and practices, and negotiation strategies.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 01CTh9/246:45 PM$645.00

Finance & Investments
Personal Investments

This introductory course is for individuals who would like to enhance their knowledge and experience to make better investment decisions. You will learn how to read financial pages and analyze the risks and rewards of investing.

All classes are offered online. Class sessions are held virtually (Zoom) with our instructors in real time.

sct: 01CTu9/226:15 PM$645.00