Fall 2009 EMBA Course

B7313-001: Security Analysis

2010 Spr/Sum & Global 2010, meets Sept 10 5:30-9:30 pm, Sept 24 6-9 pm, Oct 8 6-9 pm, Oct 22 6-9 pm, Nov 5 6-9 pm, Nov 19 5:30-9:30 pm, Dec 3 6-9 pm, Dec 10 6-9 pm, Dec 17 5:30-9:30 pm; first class mandatory

Instructor: Gavin Albert

Prerequisite(s): B6302

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The objective of this course is to introduce both the theory and application of Security Analysis.  Students should expect to obtain a broad knowledge of security markets, competitive strategy, behavioral finance, financial statement analysis and valuation methods.  In addition, various value investment strategies will be reviewed that will provide a foundation for students to apply the skills they have learned upon graduation from Columbia Business School.
Qualitative and quantitative analytic capabilities will be developed as well as presentation skills.


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Gavin Albert

Adjunct ProfessorGavin Albert is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Ardea Capital Management. Gavin has been investing in public markets for nearly 14 years. Prior to founding Ardea Capital Management, Gavin was Executive Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee at Tremblant Capital. Gavin was head of the Generalist Area and trained analysts working in the group. Prior to Tremblant, Gavin was a Senior...

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