Whitman Graduate Students Celebrate International Week 2013

Content by: Aayushi Chiripal MBA ’14 From November 12th through November 15th the Whitman School of Management was all about fun, food and fiesta as we celebrated the Whitman International Festival 2013 in association with Whitman Graduate Student Organization and…

Investment Analysis-Experiential Learning, Davis Hull MBA’13

“Buy”, “Sell”, “Hold” These are phrases people commonly associate with investments. Recently, as part of Whitman’s experiential learning program, we served as portfolio managers over millions of dollars in virtual money.  We had to pick investments weekly and were judged on our…

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.