1. Program Review: Regulations, Policies, and Procedures
2. Team and Community Building
Students opt for three elective courses following successful completion of the core courses. The list of possible electives offered may change based on student interests and faculty availability.
Applied Data Analytics III
In order to link the academic learning to the challenges of real-life situations in the international environment, students will undertake a 2-week trip to one of the global financial centers hosted by an international partner. Students will visit financial companies and events designed to help build practical knowledge and network. In addition to completion of one core course in the curriculum, a few practitioner classes will be delivered by finance professionals to equip the students with relevant tools and deeper insights that relate to their area of specialization.
Students must complete and submit an approved team project under the guidance of a faculty advisor, followed by an oral defense. Completion of the team project involves data collection and analysis, structuring the explanation of the analysis, and providing and defending a specific recommendation to address a clearly defined research problem.