Create cost efficiencies. Evaluate financial risks intelligently. Raise capital more effectively. Build sustainable growth and develop a keen sense of international finance.
The globalization of financial markets influences the financial services industry, and fundamental corporate finance functions, posing challenges for academics and practitioners alike. An essential understanding of these developments is necessary to succeed in an increasingly competitive, global economy.
With Georgia Tech's MBA finance electives and focus on international corporate finance, students are able to make strategic decisions more confidently in this ever-changing and globalized economy. You'll learn how businesses raise the capital they need to start and sustain growth, decide which projects make financial sense while managing and mitigating risk, ascertain how people invest in companies, and gain a full appreciation of the many nuances and workings of financial markets.
The College's high-tech, $1 million trading floor trains students to use the latest financial analysis and trading tools in preparation for careers in investment banking and financial services. This unique trading floor is a rare asset only found in premier business schools to simulate real-world financial situations.
Partial List of Courses
Corporate Restructuring (MGT 6066)
Covers economic underpinnings of corporate acquisitions, addressing such issues as the sources of acquisition value and managerial incentives to engage in or resist acquisition.
Investments (MGT 6080)
Introduces students to the fundamentals of finance and the theory and application of asset pricing models, with an emphasis on equities and fixed income securities.
Management of Financial Institutions (MGT 6090)
Provides a detailed analysis of the various tools and instruments used to manage the unique risks of financial institutions. Students will analyze, discuss, and debate real-life situations that financial institutions and their customers have faced.
Is this a heavily quantitative program?
The core curriculum of any MBA program tends to be quantitative in nature. Our program is no more so than others.
What's the typical academic background of students in your program?
There is none. We have a wide variety of students with different academic and professional backgrounds.
How do students with non-technical backgrounds perform?
Students from all academic and professional backgrounds that are innovative and hard working excel in our program.
Do I have to declare a concentration?
You do not have to declare a concentration and you may customize your curriculum by choosing electives from a variety of academic areas.