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Finance Extended Learning Courses

MBA Finance Courses. In-Depth Learning Experience.

The Finance Extended Learning Courses are a diverse offering of finance, for-credit, MBA-level courses available through Goizueta Business School to Emory Executive Education participants, where you will learn alongside Evening MBA and Executive MBA students. You must apply and be accepted into these courses, as these credits can be applied towards a Goizueta Business School MBA degree (if you apply and are admitted to a Goizueta MBA in the future). As a participant in these courses, you will be active in the learning environment through contributions to the class discussions, case studies, group projects and presentations, assignments, and exams — earning a grade and an official university transcript.
  • Number of Courses

    In-person and live online options
  • Typical Class Size

    Learn alongside Evening MBA and Executive MBA students
  • Investment*

    Per Credit Hour (each course is 3 credit hours)

Finance Extended Learning Courses Eligibility

• Mid- to senior-level professionals ready to move into a more strategic role
• Managerial or project management experience preferred
• Ready for a rigorous academic experience molded to fit your schedule
• A bachelor's degree and a strong undergraduate academic record
• Understand the value of a room full of different perspectives
• Prepared to make valuable contributions in the classroom

International applicant eligibility:

• If you live in the country and can provide your Visa or Permanent Resident information in the application you can enroll for an Extended Learning Course(s) offered in-person, online or hybrid. If you live outside the US, you can only enroll for an Extended Learning Course(s) offered online.

Learning Objectives

  • Ideal for

    Professionals interested in obtaining MBA-level finance skills, knowledge, and experience who do not have the time to invest in a full degree currently but may plan to later, or who already have an MBA and just need a refresher.
  • Outcomes

    Build your capacity as a business leader, expand your depth and breadth of finance knowledge, gain real-world skills you can use in the workplace, and widen your network of business professionals.
  • Environment

    Collaborate with MBA students from a range of industries who are working professionals like yourself in an intensive but accessible classroom experience.

Finance Courses

Learn about alternative investments and why they represent the largest and fastest growing asset class in the world. This course will discuss (i) organization and strategy of the alternative investments industry, (ii) valuation, capital structure and term sheets, (iii) new venture financing, and (iv) deal structuring. It will also provide an actionable framework to improve your investment acumen and become a business owner, including raising capital if you have little or none, identifying a business to buy, and structuring a transaction.

Ideal for: Participants interested in (i) how to start their own business, (ii) how to buy an existing business, (iii) how to invest in real estate, and (iv) how to optimize your personal investment portfolio and participants who have significant interaction with alternative asset managers

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: Live Online (Global Classroom)

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. every Tuesday

Faculty: Klaas Baks

Certificate Eligibility: Finance Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: July 29, 2022

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Explore the valuation and use of fixed income securities. This course will educate you in the principles of fixed income securities and structured finance, while at the same time giving you an understanding of how Wall Street is involved with the financial markets and the economy.

Ideal for: Participants interested in the principles of fixed income securities and structured finance, Wallstreet, the financial markets and the economy

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. every Tuesday

Faculty: Nicholas Valerio 

Certificate Eligibility: Finance Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: July 29, 2022

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Learn all about the work conducted by investment banks. This course will analyze debt financing, equity underwriting, merger & acquisition advisory assignments, and trading activity. Special emphasis will be placed on the methods commonly applied when conducting valuation, debt capacity, and transaction analysis. In addition, there will be summary of investment banking history and of the peripheral players (private equity and hedge funds) that interact with banks.

Ideal for: Executives that might want to break into the investment banking industry or are expected to do similar work; business development manager (at corporation); treasurer (at corporation); commercial banker (loan officer, credit analyst, or any vice president level banker); investment advisor or financial consultant

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. every Thursday

Faculty: Kevin Crowley

Certificate Eligibility: Finance Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: July 29, 2022

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Broaden your awareness of the impact of global economic, financial, geopolitical, and demographic trends on business. The course provides conceptual frameworks and tools for analysis critical to conducting business in the international environment. It will also explore the evolution of macroeconomic policy and events, including COVID-19 and its substantial global macroeconomic impacts.

Ideal for: Professionals interested in the global economic, financial, political, and demographic trends on business

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person or Live Online (Global Classroom)

5:00 p.m. - 9:10 p.m. every Friday

Faculty: Jeffrey Rosensweig 

Certificate Eligibility: Finance Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: July 29, 2022

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Gain an understanding of the drivers of value creation and destruction in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and develop skills in the design and evaluation of these transactions. The focus of the course will be primarily to analyze M&A from the perspective of a financial advisor, integrating issues from economics, accounting, law, strategy and organizational behavior where appropriate.

Ideal for: Future financial advisors, shareholders, investors, managers, and directors who wish to enhance their ability to evaluate the strategic and financial decisions of firms

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. every Monday

Faculty: Rohan Ganduri

Certificate Eligibility: Finance Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: July 29, 2022

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For-Credit Courses Withdrawal Policy

These courses are only offered for university credit. You will receive an Emory University transcript as a result of completing one or more courses. To withdraw from a course, you must meet designated university deadlines to avoid receiving a W on your transcript for the for-credit course. No refunds will be extended once the course begins.

Certificate Eligibility

Once you complete and pass two Finance Extended Learning Courses, you will earn an Emory Executive Education Finance Certificate. For more information, please reach out to Learning Advisor, Tammie Long.

Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents:
Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Group/Multiple
Custom Clients
Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union:
Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; Maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only—the balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is Prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you.
o Credit Union membership is required. Visit emoryacu.com and click to get started.
For more information, call 404-329-6415 Option 3, or visit emoryacu.com to find a branch near you.

The Courtesy Scholarship is a grant that covers tuition exclusively (not textbooks, fees or other miscellaneous charges), available to Emory employees and their family members who apply and are admitted for enrollment in academic programs at Emory University. The percentage of tuition covered depends on your years of service. Learn more about the scholarship policy, how to enroll, etc. here: https://hr.emory.edu/eu/benefits/faculty-staff/courtesy-scholarship/index.html

Emory Visitor Policy

For everyone’s safety, all participants joining in-person courses must follow Emory’s safety guidelines. Please download and review our Emory Visitor Policy to help maintain our record of zero COVID-19 infections reported from being in an Emory classroom.