Introduction to Investment Banking
- 1.5 credits
- Prerequisite: None
Elective credit only. This is a careers-based course that broadly covers the securities industry and institutional finance as a whole, including venture capital, private equity, mezzanine investing, and the public equity and debt markets. Specific to this learning is the role of the investment banking firm within institutional finance including corporate advisory, capital markets, research, sales and trading, and private wealth management. Although many topics of corporate finance are integrated into the course, the focus is conceptual not application as in 300-level and 400-level finance courses. Serves as a foundation for F 428 Investment Banking I, and F 429 Investment Banking II, and F 390 Excellence in Investment Banking Seminar.
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