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Visitors Program

On-Campus Visits with Smith Ambassadors

Prospective students are invited to come and visit Smith this Spring! During one of our Visitors Program events, attendees will visit a class, have lunch with current students, and will attend presentations from our admissions team, a current student, and our Office of Career Services. Those in attendance will also receive an application fee waiver. One admitted student that attends a Visitors Program will receive a $20,000 scholarship!

These visits are a great opportunity to experience our diverse learning environment and to witness the top-notch instruction by our faculty. Having the opportunity to meet with current Smith MBA's is also an invaluable chance for candidates to view the program from the perspective of a current student. We believe that the best way for candidates to learn about our program here at Smith is to experience it first hand. Sign up for a Visitors Program to experience it for yourself!

April 18, 2018

Financial Strategy for Corporations

An advanced course in corporate finance, focusing on the issues that firms face when they plan to raise external capital from financial markets. The focus is on the financing problems faced by mid-market to large firms and on capital raised from public markets. The forms of external finance vary from simple debt or equity to more complex securities that bundle with an element of risk management.

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Market Forecasting

In this course, students will learn a number of market forecasting methods, each appropriate for different contexts. The majority of this course focuses on quantitative modeling techniques based on established statistical methods. We also cover non-statistical methods that are often used when empirical data is scarce. This is a very hands-on class where students will apply the forecasting methods learned to real data.

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To learn more, please email Loreal Lance at llance@rhsmith.umd.edu.