usc marshall school of business finance and business economics department l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 21

USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 713 Views
  • Uploaded on

USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department. Undergraduate Concentrations. July 06, 2006 Finance and Business Economics (FBE) Department Hoffman Hall 701 - (213) 740-6515 http://www.marshall.usc.edu/FBE E-mail: fbe@usc.edu.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department' - Melvin


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
usc marshall school of business finance and business economics department
USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department
  • Undergraduate
  • Concentrations

July 06, 2006

Finance and Business Economics (FBE) Department

Hoffman Hall 701 - (213) 740-6515

http://www.marshall.usc.edu/FBE

E-mail: fbe@usc.edu

slide2
Finance & Business Economics:Prepare to: pursue an interesting career, make $, love your job…what more could you want?
  • “If something's worth doing…
  • …it's worth doing for money.”
  • Gordon Gekko from the film Wall Street
  • FBE offers a range of upper-level elective courses preparing Marshall undergraduates for a variety of careers.
  • The FBE Department offers the following 8 concentrations:
    • Business Economics
    • Corporate Finance
    • Financial Analysis & Valuation (new)
    • General Financial Management
    • Investments & Financial Markets
    • Real Estate Finance
    • Real Estate & Construction Management
    • Real Estate Development

RESULT: preparation for a career in finance, banking, economics, strategic planning, real estate or law.

1 business economics makes sense in this economy
1) Business EconomicsMakes sense in this economy.
  • Endless
  • Career
  • Opportunities
  • - Consulting
  • - Research
  • Alternative to
  • traditional
  • Finance
  • - Analytical
  • - Challenging
  • A growing number of leading consulting firms & companies are looking to hire graduates with business economics education & training.
    • Flexible, allows for a wide selection of both Business Economics & Corporate Finance electives.
    • Preparation for a wide range of opportunities.

RESULT: preparation for a career in management or litigative consulting, government or industry research, and preparation for law or advanced business degrees.

1 business economics makes sense in this economy4
1) Business EconomicsMakes sense in this economy.
  • Career
  • Opportunities
  • - Consulting
  • - Research
  • Course Topics:
  • - Applied Economics
  • - Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • -Policy Analysis
  • -Law

Career Ambition:

- Management consulting

- Litigation & Economic consulting

- Strategy Consulting & Valuation Analysis

- Professional/Analytical Role within Government

- Advanced Study in Law, Business, Economics

Sample Firms Hiring:

Boutique Consulting

- Bain & Co.

- Cornerstone Research

Big 4 Consulting:

- E&Y, PWC, Deloitte, KPMG

2 corporate finance you mean business
2) Corporate FinanceYou mean business.
  • One of our
  • most popular
  • Concentrations
  • - Flexible
  • - Challenging
  • - Quantitative
  • - Analytical
  • Prepares you
  • for various
  • positions in
  • consulting
  • and corporate
  • finance.
  • You want a focused corporate finance concentration and the opportunity to work for a major corporation, consulting firm or investment bank.
    • No required courses – you choose 4 “electives”
    • Flexible, allows for a wide selection of focused Corporate Finance electives
    • Preparation for a wide range of opportunities.
    • Types of jobs: Project analysis, financial planning and treasury functions, strategic planning, investment banking.

RESULT: You know you like corporate finance and you want focused preparation.

2 corporate finance you mean business6
2) Corporate FinanceYou mean business.
  • Career
  • Opportunities:
  • - Corporation
  • - Consulting
  • - Investment bank
  • Course Topics:
  • - Applied Finance
  • - Portfolio Management
  • - Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • - Corporate Governance
  • - Accounting & Law
  • Career Ambition:
  • Financial Advisory
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Treasury or Financial Analyst
  • Sample Firms Hiring:
  • - Commercial & Investment Banking, Consulting
  • Wall Street Firms
  • Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, CSFB, UBS, CIBC, Jefferies & Co., Merrill Lynch, BofA Securities, Deutsche Bank, Prudential; Roth Capital, Harvey & Co., RSMEquico, Wedbush Morgan Securities, Houlihan, Lokey Howard & Zukin, Blackstone Group
  • - Publicly & Private Companies
  • Boeing, Ratheon, Mattel, Disney, Sony, Fox
  • Countrywide, Kaiser Permanente, P&G
3 financial analysis valuation you want rigorous preparation in finance accounting
3) Financial Analysis & ValuationYou want rigorous preparation in finance & accounting.
  • Our newest
  • Concentration
  • - Challenging
  • - Quantitative
  • - Analytical
  • Developed to
  • provide skills
  • & knowledge
  • for the
  • competitive
  • global financial
  • marketplace
  • You want a focused finance & accounting concentration and the opportunity to work in a global financial institution such as a investment management firm, or commercial and investment banks.
    • This is a new concentration developed by FBE, the Leventhal School of Accounting and the Center for Investment Studies.
    • Academically Rigorous, provides comprehensive preparation in Corporate Finance & Financial Analysis electives.
    • Firms hiring on campus have indicated a preference for students with finance and accounting knowledge.
    • Types of jobs: equity research, sales & trading, portfolio management, commercial and investment banking.

RESULT: You are seeking rigorous preparation in both corporate finance & accounting.

3 financial analysis valuation you want rigorous preparation in finance accounting8
3) Financial Analysis & ValuationYou want rigorous preparation in finance & accounting.
  • Career
  • Opportunities:
  • - Commercial & Investment banks
  • Investment Management
  • Course Topics:
  • - Financial
  • accounting
  • - Financial
  • analysis &
  • valuation,
  • - Credit analysis
  • - Financial
  • instruments &
  • markets
  • Career Ambition:
  • Financial Advisory - Equity Research
  • Private Equity - Portfolio management
  • Sample Firms Hiring:
  • - Commercial, Consulting, Wall Street Firms
  • Blackstone Group, BofA Securities, CIBC, CSFB, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Harvey & Co., Houlihan, Jefferies & Co., Lokey Howard & Zukin, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Prudential; Roth Capital, RSMEquico, UBS, Wedbush Morgan Securities
  • - Investment Management Firms
  • Brandes Investment Partners, The Capital Group, Engemann Asset Management, Nicholas Applegate, Oaktree Capital management, PIMCO, TCW
  • Money Management Consulting Firms
  • Cambridge, Frank Russell, Mercer, Wilshire Associates
  • -Hedge Funds
  • Broidy Capital Management, Dorchester Capital Partners
4 general financial management you seek flexibility
4) General Financial ManagementYou seek flexibility.
  • Generalist
  • Preparation
  • - General
  • Management
  • - Banking
  • - Finance
  • - Consulting
  • - Investment
  • Advisory
  • - Law
  • - MBA
  • This concentration offers students the widest range of course offerings.
    • Choose Required and Elective courses from 16 different course offerings.
    • Flexible, allows for a wide selection of both Business Economics & Corporate Finance electives.
    • Best option for students who wish to explore a wide range of financial activities prior to making career decisions.

RESULT: Generalist preparation for various careers and for law or advanced business degrees.

4 general financial management you seek flexibility10
4) General Financial ManagementYou seek flexibility.
  • Generalist
  • Preparation
  • - General
  • Management
  • - Banking
  • - Finance
  • - Consulting
  • - Investment
  • Advisory
  • - Law
  • - MBA

Career Ambition:

Similar to Corporate Finance

Sample Firms Hiring:

Similar to Corporate Finance

5 investments financial markets it s all about the financial markets
5) Investments & Financial MarketsIt’s all about the financial markets.
  • Careers in the
  • Financial
  • Markets
  • - Investment
  • Advisory
  • - Asset
  • Management
  • - Trading
  • - Investment
  • Banking
  • - Portfolio
  • Management
  • - Debt & Equity
  • Research
  • Students pursuing this option are ideally prepared for financial advisory, trading and investment banking careers.
    • You will be exposed to investment and portfolio management and theories.
    • You will gain analytical insight and knowledge about a wide range of financial instruments.
    • Flexible, allows for wide selection of courses - Great concentration for students interested in the financial markets.

RESULT: Specific preparation for careers in the financial markets and investment advisory services.

5 investments financial markets it s all about the financial markets12
5) Investments & Financial MarketsIt’s all about the financial markets.
  • Career
  • Opportunities:
  • - Financial Services
  • Course Topics:
  • - Investment Analysis
  • - Financial Products
  • - Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • - Portfolio Management
  • - Technical Analysis

Career Ambition:

- Financial Advisory

- Portfolio management

- Securities trading

- Institutional/retail sales (stock broker)

- Private Client Services

- Financial Planning/Wealth Management

Sample Firms Hiring:

Various Wall Street firms

- Investment Banks & Brokerage

- Hedge Funds

- Money Management Firms: PIMCO, TCW, Wilshire Associates, The Capital Group

- Debt & Equity Research

6 real estate finance it s all about the real estate markets
6) Real Estate FinanceIt’s all about the real estate markets.
  • Financial
  • Aspects of
  • Real Estate &
  • Investments
  • - Real Estate
  • Banking
  • - Commercial
  • Finance
  • - Investment
  • - Development
  • The study of real estate involves the application of business decision-making tools in the real estate industry.
    • Emphasis is placed on economics and financial analysis of issues in real estate markets including those related to investment and development.
    • Learn about securitizations of real estate debt and equity and how to apply decision-making strategies to real estate investment.
    • Flexible, allows for wide selection of courses - Great concentration for students interested in both real estate and the financial markets.

RESULT: Specific preparation for careers in real estate finance, investment and development.

6 real estate finance it s all about the real estate markets14
6) Real Estate FinanceIt’s all about the real estate markets.
  • Career
  • Opportunities:
  • - Real Estate Financial Services
  • Course Topics:
  • - Analysis of real estate markets
  • - Real Estate development
  • - Real Estate Investment
  • - Securitizations
  • - Financial Analysis & Valuation

Career Ambition:

- Consulting (Real Estate)

- Commercial & Investment Banking

- Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

Sample Firms Hiring:

Big 4 Consulting:

- E&Y, PWC, Deloitte, KPMG

Various Wall Street firms

- Investment Banks & Brokerage

7 real estate construction mgmt you want to get out there and kick the dirt
7) Real Estate & Construction MgmtYou want to get out there and kick the dirt.
  • Real Estate
  • & Construction
  • Management
  • - Architecture
  • - Civil
  • Engineering
  • - Project
  • Management
  • - Consulting
  • - Homebuilders
  • - Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • - Strategy &
  • Development
  • You are interested in construction, project management and all aspects of the real estate development process.
    • Coursework includes upper division courses in construction engineering and management from the Civil Engineering Department.
    • Comprehensive (6 courses in total)
    • Opportunity to participate in a real-world feasibility study sponsored by an industry client.
    • Great concentration for students interested in real estate, entrepreneurship and construction.

RESULT: Specific preparation for careers in real estate development and construction management.

7 real estate construction mgmt you want to get out there and kick the dirt16
7) Real Estate & Construction MgmtYou want to get out there and kick the dirt.
  • Course Topics:
  • - Joint Program FBE/CE
  • - Construction & Project Mgmt.
  • - Entrepreneurial Studies

Career Ambition:

- Construction Firm

- Family Business

8 real estate development you want to plan and develop real estate
8) Real Estate DevelopmentYou want to plan and develop real estate.
  • Real Estate
  • Development
  • - Urban Planning
  • - Civil
  • Engineering
  • - Project
  • Management
  • - Consulting
  • - Homebuilders
  • - Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • - Strategy &
  • Development
  • You are interested in working at the nexus of real estate, architecture and urban planning.
    • Coursework includes upper division courses in the Schools of Policy Planning and Development and Architecture.
    • Comprehensive (5 courses in total)
    • Great concentration for students interested in real estate, entrepreneurship, architecture, urban planning and development.

RESULT: Specific preparation for careers in real estate planning and development.

8 real estate development you want to plan and develop real estate18
8) Real Estate DevelopmentYou want to plan and develop real estate.
  • Course Topics:
  • Joint Program:
  • FBE/PPD/ARCH
  • - Urban Planning, Project Mgmt.

Career Ambition:

- Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

- Real Estate Development & Planning

why finance business economics
Good reasons to choose FBE:

- Top-ranked faculty

Variety of topics

Interesting courses

- Fun & Lucrative Careers

- Challenging

Excellent student organizations

Networking & career preparation

Why Finance & Business Economics?
boiling it all down tips for deciding your fbe concentration
Boiling it all down:Tips for deciding your FBE concentration
  • Remember:
  • Be informed.
  • Do what
  • you love.
  • Think about what you enjoy and what challenges and motivates you.
  • Do your research and talk to:
    • Professors
    • Fellow students
    • Academic advisor
    • Career center
  • Identify courses that you would enjoy.
  • Identify a career that you would enjoy.

We look forward to having you in our FBE courses!

usc marshall school of business finance and business economics department21
USC Marshall School of Business Finance and Business Economics Department
  • Please
  • contact us!
  • -Finance
  • -Business
  • Economics
  • -Real Estate
  • -General
  • Information
  • For Q&A or more information:

Finance and Business Economics Concentrations

Julia Plotts (213) 821-6798 Plotts@marshall.usc.edu

Lloyd Levitin (213) 740-6524 Levitin@marshall.usc.edu

Real Estate Concentrations

Bob Bridges (213) 740-6557 RBridges@marshall.usc.edu

Tracey Seslan (213) 740-5796 Tracey.Seslen@marshall.usc.edu

General FBE Q&A

Helen Pitts (213)740-6554HPitts@marshall.usc.edu