FIN 4550/BADM5200: COWBOYS ON WALL STREET -- AN INTRODUCTION TO WALL
STREET, INVESTMENT BANKING, AND NYC FINANCIAL MARKETS
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beginning of the Fall 2009 semester for the 2010 Spring Break Course!
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2010 NYC dates: Spring Break 2010 plus extra
days for travel, etc
OSU class dates: Three evening classes before
the departure date for NYC.
INTRODUCTION AND COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course will introduce students to the important topics of
Wall Street finance, investment banking, and the financial markets of New York
City. Students will meet with executives (many of whom are OSU alumni)
from the world’s most prestigious banking and investment firms. Because
New York City (NYC) is one of the most important financial centers in the
world, the location and setting will provide an excellent backdrop for the
topics covered. Furthermore, NYC offers many venues that can be visited
by the class to illustrate and reinforce the concepts discussed in the classroom.
Places we plan to visit in 2010 tentatively include the New York Stock
Exchange, The Federal Reserve Bank, Standard and Poor's, UBS, Bloomberg, NYMEX,
RBS, Morgan Stanley, Museum of American Finance, plus a few cultural
Conceptually, this course will give students a broad overview of
different sectors of the financial world, insight into investment banking and
the securities rating process, and the opportunity to network with established
professionals. Furthermore, students could easily use this experience as
a starting point to launch a Wall Street career. Regardless of a
student’s intended career path, this course will broaden horizons and introduce
students to the many opportunities available on Wall Street and with a finance
Course Resources for Spring Break 2010
course – available on D2L at the beginning of the Spring 2010 semester