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#WhitmanWatch Kanique Swinson

Name: Kanique Swinson Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Grade: Junior Majors: Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises GPA: 3.56 Clubs & Organizations: Syracuse University Student Philanthropy Council (student ambassador), Relay for Life (Entertainment committee co-chair), University-100, Resident Advisor LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaniqueswinson…
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#WhitmanWatch Sean Fernandez

Name: Sean Fernandez Hometown: Shelton, Connecticut Grade: Senior Major/Minor: Finance/Public Communications GPA: 3.53  Clubs&Organizations: Otto’s Army (President), Delta Sigma Pi (President), Peer Facilitator/Mentor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/seanfernandez Growing up as a Syracuse fan in Connecticut was not easy for Sean Fernandez. Despite being heavily outnumbered by UConn Huskies fans, Sean held…

The Corporate finance class

“Corporate finance is the most helpful course I’ve taken, and it works especially well in my internship”,  a second-year MBA told me last semester. Indeed, it covers quite a lot financial principles in the practical world, and also includes several cases; one group project and one simulation that help students to have a better command of the fundamental knowledge of corporate finance.

The online homework seems a little bit tough at the beginning, and I got many poor scores at first. This discouraged me a lot, to be honest. However, I do understand the ideas better through completing these assignments.

The group project topic we chose was “IPO analysis—Energy Industry in China”, which aimed to find the best time for a company to have its initial public offering in this specific industry.