Learning Aims

Goal 1: Rigorous understanding of financial concepts and tools through:

  • Objective 1: Theoretical knowledge.
  • Objective 2: Mastery of financial tools and techniques.
  • Objective 3: Appreciation of the dynamic nature of finance and the need for currency with respect to new developments.

Goal 2: Each student will develop problem solving skills to be able to:

  • Objective 1: Clearly identify the problem or issue to be addressed.
  • Objective 2: Identify information needs and sources to solve the problem.
  • Objective 3: Apply appropriate financial tools, analyze outcomes, and formulate a solution.

Goal 3: Each student will be able to effectively communicate:

  • Objective 1: With other finance professionals using appropriate terminology.
  • Objective 2: By developing clear and concise written financial reports for a diverse audience.
  • Objective 3: By presenting reports orally to a diverse audience.

Goal 4: Each student will have a heightened sense of ethics and social responsibility to:

  • Objective 1: Comprehend ethical principles appropriate to finance.
  • Objective 2: Identify ethical dilemmas and understand the frameworks for selecting and defending a right course of action.
  • Objective 3: Understand the responsibility of the finance profession to all stakeholders.