The Reed Finance Center Strives to provide professional development opportunities for students outside the classroom throughout the academic year. These programs provide valuable experience that set our students apart when they are applying for jobs. Some of these programs include:

Wall Street Prep Boot Camp

This intensive two-day weekend seminar is led by former investment bankers with applied expertise in financial and valuation modeling methodologies, and bridges the gap between academics and the real world to equip students with the hands-on practical financial skills they will need to excel during the recruiting process and on the job.

Blockchain Bootcamp

This blockchain training course is being taught by financial services industry experts who have deep implementation knowledge of blockchain. Aurablocks is one of the very few companies in the world who has first-hand knowledge of the newly released Oracle Blockchain product and has built two applications of Blockchain that were showcased at Oracle Open World. This blockchain training course will give you an overview of blockchain and hands-on knowledge of the Oracle Blockchain product based on Hyper ledger.

Bloomberg Market Concepts

Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour self-paced e-learning course that provides a visual introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of four modules — Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities — woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television.

Mock Super Days

The Porter Family Professional Development Center and the Reed Finance Center partner to provide a super day interview experience to prepare students for the challenges presented by competitive super days during the interview process.

Seminar Series

The Reed Finance Center presents speakers and panel discussions related to a variety of fields in finance to enhance student’s knowledge about various careers in finance and the skills necessary to be successful in these fields.

ARGUS Enterprise Training

This training is designed to prepare the students for ARGUS Enterprise Certification Exam. ARGUS Enterprise software is the leading lease modeling and property valuation software in the real estate industry. The ARGUS Enterprise certification distinguishes students in the job market and is highly valued by real estate industry professionals.

Students will learn how to manage property information, model leases, perform valuations and scenario analyses, create financing structures to forecast investment returns, as well as prepare and analyze property and portfolio reports. To participate in the training, students are required to purchase the certification package for a discounted price, which includes a six-month ARGUS license, certification exam and training materials. Please contact Dr. Kaprielyan for more information. The training is supported by a CATL Teaching and Learning grant.