Masters in Finance Courses


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You’ll study core courses through fall and winter on your home campus before elevating your learning with electives at any or all of Hult’s global campuses.

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Immersion


Your program begins with a total immersion in Hult’s uniquely practical approach to education. This is when you’ll be introduced to the Hult DNA and the mindsets that will help every student succeed. You’ll start your first core course and learn more about your program journey, yourself, and your classmates through intensive workshops, lectures, and challenges. You’ll also be introduced to your campus support teams, professors, career coaches, and mentors who will guide you through your journey at Hult.

Key topics

  • Growth Mindset & Hult DNA
  • Academic Toolkit
  • Setting Goals & Personal Development Plan

Financial Management


Understand the flow of funds available to an organization, and the tools needed to make optimal decisions about their application, in order to create and preserve value for stakeholders of the modern firm.

Key topics

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Time Value of Money & Interest Rates
  • Capital Budgeting
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Collaboration & Teamwork


Your ability to work with others is what will define your career success—perhaps more than any other skill. In this course, you’ll learn about the difference between groups and teams and explore the features of high-performing teams. Ultimately, you’ll leave this course armed with response strategies that drive and sustain productive team communication and lead to better outcomes.

Key topics

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Driving Productivity & Performance
  • Cross-Cultural Communication

Corporate Finance & Valuation


Focus on the tasks typically undertaken by chief financial officers and engage in discussions about the key considerations behind fundamental choices faced in the role. This course emphasizes the development of practical skills.

Key topics

  • Capital Structure
  • Dividends & Long-Term Financial Policy
  • Private Company Valuation
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Modeling & Analytics


Combining statistics and econometrics with the unique nature of trading and investment, you’ll learn about the applications and motivations for model-building in modern finance and how to conduct an on-the-spot practical demonstration on an econometrics software package.

Key topics

  • Analytical & Quantitative Skills
  • Forecasting & Optimization Models
  • Pricing Options

Investments


Develop your analytical skills pertaining to theory and practical application of investments—all relative to economic cycles and risk/return opportunities. Learn through an investor’s perspective, employing a variety of investment trading strategies.

Key topics

  • Equity Valuation & Performance Metrics
  • Business Cycles & Economic Indicators
  • Personal & Family Investing
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Global Financial Markets


Develop the skills and logical thought necessary to examine major aspects of the financial system through an understanding of markets, their functions, and primary global actors, across the world’s economy.

Key topics

  • The Banking System & Money Creation Process
  • Central Banks & Monetary Policy
  • Foreign Exchange Markets

Financial Reporting & Analysis


Navigate the international landscape of accounting and emerging standards. You’ll address the operation and impact of the International Accounting Standards Board, use of the International Financial Reporting Standards, and potential for convergence/divergence globally.

Key topics

  • Balance Sheets, Income Statement & Cash Flow
  • Earnings Management
  • Consolidated & Restated Financial Statements
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Behavioral Finance


Go beyond the rational corporate models used in financial decision making and examine how non-financial factors— cognitive, neurological, and unconscious processes—may influence decisions made by managers in both corporate finance and investments.

Key topics

  • Cognitive & Emotional Shortcuts & Errors
  • Rationality, Market Efficiency & the Asset
  • Pricing Dilemma
  • Value vs. Values

Fintech


Fintech is a whole new industry composed of companies using technology to make financial services more innovative and efficient. Gain insight into this nascent revolution and understand the changes and ideas shaping the future.

Key topics

  • Cryptocurrencies & ICOs
  • Fintech Investing
  • Hot Topics in Fintech
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Portfolio Management


Develop the critical, analytical, and interrogative skills relative to problem-solving to determine ideal portfolio mix, no matter the market conditions. Utilize real-world data to simulate portfolios for individual and institutional investors, as well as a fund.

Key topics

  • Portfolio Mix
  • Investment Advice
  • Asset & Risk Management
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Grading & Assessment

Hult’s grading system is intended to encourage and acknowledge academic achievement while promoting a growth mindset. The system is based on principles of fairness and transparency, and faculty award grades based upon established criteria that you’ll find in your course syllabus. Course grades at Hult usually involve a combination of assessments such as case analysis, examinations, presentations, and other types of team and individual assessments.

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