Understand the fundamental concepts of financial economics as they pertain to securities markets.
Estimate the value of various securities and design portfolios using financial principles such as the time value of money, arbitrage pricing, and mean variance optimization.
Communicate (read, speak, and write) efficiently and accurately using current investment management terminology and jargon at the level contained in the Wall Street Journal and other similar publications.
Pricing the Shares of a Company
Assign a fair price for the shares of a publicly traded company by interpreting the historical financial statements, forecasting pro-forma financial statements, then calculating and discounting free cash flows.
Enhance existing Excel spreadsheet, statistical, and internet research skills.