Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the MSF program requirements, students will be able to:

  1. Justify values for both financial and real assets by applying appropriate valuation methods and principles.
  2. Evaluate the tradeoff between risks and returns using a variety of appropriate quantitative methods.
  3. Critique the role of financial markets and institutions in providing the efficient transfer of funds from sources to uses.
  4. Produce sound financial recommendations by applying financial tools and analytical methods.
  5. Communicate, in both written and oral form, the results and recommendations of financial analysis to different audiences having various degrees of financial sophistication.