Graduate Finance Certificate Program

Class Materials and Schedule

All required program materials including cases, notes, links to articles, and access to simulation software will be provided by the Cox Finance department.

There is no required textbook for the certificate program, but some classes require use of an HP 12C Calculator or a personal laptop.

See below for Fall 2018 schedule and materials overview.  

  • MODULE 1 Sample:  Essentials of Finance & Accounting


    Session

    Date

    Instructor

    Materials

    Introduction to the GFCP the First Principles of Valuation.

    BRING YOUR HP 12C CALCULATOR TO CLASS

    Sept. 11, 2018

    Darius Miller

    File share

    First Principles of Valuation continued

    BRING YOUR HP 12C CALCULATOR TO CLASS

    Sept. 18, 2018

    Darius Miller


    Financial Statement Analysis

    Sept. 25, 2018

    Greg Sommers


    Financial Analysis and Planning & Funding the Company's Growth

    Oct. 2, 2018

    Hemang Desai


    NO CLASS – FALL BREAK - Oct. 9, 2018

    Basics of Business Statistics

    Oct. 16, 2018

    Amy Puelz


    BRING YOUR LAPTOP TO CLASS

    NO CLASS – Between Modules - Oct. 31, 2016


     

  • MODULE 2 Sample: Financing the Business

    Session

    Date

    Instructor


    Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Cost of Capital

    Nov. 6, 2018

    Jim Linck


    Valuing Stock

    Nov. 13, 2018

    Jim Linck


    NO CLASS – THANKSGIVING WEEK - Nov. 20, 2018

    Valuing Fixed Income Financing

    Nov. 27, 2018

    Bill Maxwell


    Capital Budgeting

    Dec. 4, 2018
    Mattia Landoni  

    Financial Leverage & Capital Structure Policy

    Dec. 12, 2018

     

    Stacey Jacobsen

     

    NO CLASS Dec. 18 & 25 2018 and Jan. 1, 2019– HOLIDAY BREAK

    Trading Securities in the Secondary Markets

    Jan. 8, 2019

    Kumar Venkataraman &

    Don Shelly


    NO CLASS – Between Modules - Jan. 15, 2019

     

     

  • MODULE 3 Sample: Investing in the Future

    Session

    Date

    Instructor


    Options and Corporate Finance

    Jan. 22, 2019

    Mehrdad Samadi


    International Finance

    Jan. 29, 2019

    Pab Jotikasthira


    Market Efficiency and Anomalies

    Feb. 5, 2019

    Kumar Venkataraman

     

    Value Creation & Risk Management in Global Energy

    Feb. 12, 2019

    Mike Vetsuypens


    Managerial Responsibility over Financial Reporting & Corporate Ethics

    Feb. 19, 2019

    Hemang Desai


    The Valuation of Corporate Investments: a case study

    Feb. 26, 2019

    Mike Vetsuypens


    Graduation Dinner and Awarding of Certificates - March 19, 2019