FIN 714W (01) - Financial Scandals, Upheavals, and Crises

Financial Scandals

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Finance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 14160
The course seeks to place money and finance in its historical context, showing its significant and pivotal role in human progress. We will examine innovation and crisis in banks and banking, the bond and equity markets, insurance, real estate, and cross-border trade & monetary flows. Our investigation will reach into numerous present financial events and circumstances, including the collapse of countries, scandals at companies, and the impact of individuals going ?off the rails?.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ADMN 570 with minimum grade of C-
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: BUSADM:FINANCE
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Richard Kilbride

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 T 5:10pm - 8:00pm PCBE 185
Additional Course Details: 

At the end of the course, we expect you to have a strong evidence-based and theory-based understanding of financial scandals, upheavals, and crisis. You should also have acquired an appreciation for the embedded role of finance in our culture and its overall importance to and impact on our society. This aspect of the seminar should transcend the specific topic at hand and be of value throughout your life, no matter where it should take you.