Overview of Program
As a finance M.B.A. student at the University of Toledo, you will embark on a high-quality educational experience that is based on a strong theoretical foundation and relevant practice cases. You may create your own path to graduation and, more importantly, find opportunities, mentors, and guidance to enrich your learning experience.
Specifically, you will learn how to:
- Understand, plan, and make decisions about a wide range of financial management issues. In particular, students will learn how to make corporate decisions about investment, financing, and payouts. Make advanced capital budgeting decisions, manage the cost of capital, provide enterprise valuation, evaluate mergers and acquisitions deals, and estimate the value of real options.
- Examine bond and stock valuations and make investment decisions. Students will also learn investment characteristics of individual securities and markets as well as performance evaluation of portfolios. The curriculum features the student-managed portfolio (SMP) class. The students will get an opportunity to participate in the active portfolio management training in the state of art Lillian E. and John B. Neff trading facility. In this class, students will apply the equity valuation concepts and portfolio risk analysis to manage the endowed fund, which is currently valued at 2.8 million dollars.
- Make financial decisions in the context of financial markets and institutions. Students will learn interest rate theory, the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve, financial instruments characteristics, banking management.
The Finance major provides students with a background in all major areas of finance including corporate finance, investments and portfolio management, and financial institutions and markets. Students majoring in Finance must choose three of the following courses.
|Must complete the MBA core course requirements in addition to the following:|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Advanced Corporate Finance|
|Investments And Security Analysis|
|Financial Institutions And Markets|
|MBA International Financial Management|
|Student Managed Portfolio|