Finance is at the core of valuation creation and the entire management process in both public- and private-sector enterprises. Our faculty in the department of finance prepare MBA students to evaluate the risks of doing business and the prospects of earning a suitable rate of return. Robust coursework offerings emphasize a number of topics of interest to the corporate finance space. This area of study is paired with offerings from our faculty in the department of accounting to offer a robust group of opportunities for the aspiring finance professional.
Equipped with trading desks, real-time data feeds, and other financial trading room technology, this lab allows students to monitor and research portfolio holdings, develop investment ideas and recommend securities for purchase or sale.
The approximately $5 million Student Investment Fund (SIF) is a sub-account of the MSU Foundation portfolio, managed by Full-time Finance MBA students and select undergraduates, including scholars in the Broad School’s Financial Markets Institute. They manage the Student Investment Fund (SIF) as members of the college’s Security Analysis class.
This student-organized group offers opportunities for friendships and networking, doing business, and having fun. MBAFA sponsors a Finance Career Fair, the development of alumni contacts, treks to finance firms, the Finance Speaker Series, and an annual Chartered Financial Analyst promotion and seminar.
Our faculty prepare future business leaders and scholars for success in the fields of finance and business law and strive to be at the forefront of knowledge through their research, teaching, service and outreach efforts.