Analyze Financial Data
Acquire, interpret, and analyze accounting, economic, and financial data to facilitate decision making in corporate and investment environments in both personal and professional settings.
Make and effectively communicate sound and ethical financial decisions by calculating and interpreting standard financial-decision metrics such as NPV, IRR, duration, Sharpe Ratio, YTM, and OAS.
Perform Estimation/Optimization Procedures
Use standard data resources and software (such as Excel) to model asset valuation, construct optimal portfolios, and perform other useful estimation or optimization procedures.
Understand and Manage Risk
Understand and quantify risk, make sound and ethical financial decisions in a risky environment, and design financial strategies for managing business risks.