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    Macalester College
  Feb 19, 2018
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 256 - Intro to Investment Banking

This course will provide a one semester overview of investment banks. The role of equity capital markets, debt capital markets, research, sales and trading, and investment banking will be covered. Basic corporate finance techniques will be introduced. Current financial issues in the business world will be reviewed. Classroom work, case studies, and outside speakers will be utilized. The key objectives of this course are for students to obtain a solid understanding of the various disciplines within the investment banking field and to prepare themselves for interviews and internships. The course is well suited for students who are contemplating a career in investment banking, banking, or corporate finance. This course counts as a Group B elective and does not serve as a prerequisite for ECON 361 . Prerequisite(s): ECON 113  and ECON 119 . (4 Credits)