FINA3050-B Finance Technology (Spring 2021)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: T R
Time: 09:30 - 10:45 am
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 209
Seats Available: 1 Seat!
Credits: 3
Virtual Rotation (details)

Course Description

This course covers a broad range of technological issues facing the finance professional and is broken into 4 major components. Component I The course reviews and expands the student's understanding of Excel and how it is used in the business community. Component 2 Provides the training and procedures to extract financial Data from Bloomberg, EDGAR, and Yahoo Finance. Component 3 Combines the Excel training (component 1) and the data retrieval of (component 2) to allow the student to complete a financial analysis of the firm. Component 4 Again combines the Excel training (component 1) and the data retrieval of (component 2) to Forecasting and Modeling in the business environment. It is by integrating all of those functions into one class that we can provide our students with the training and knowledge not only needed in today's financial work place, but also the skills needed to perform to a higher standard in classes such as Investments, Corporate Finance, International Finance, and Financial Analysis.

Prerequisites: FINA3000, INFS1020 or INFS1025, and STAT2110 or MGMT2100

About the Instructor(s)

Frank R. Flanegin, Ph.D.
University Professor of Finance
412-397-6361 phone
412-397-2172 fax
Massey Hall 201