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.
Professor Johnson runs Nicusa Investment Advisors, an advisory firm focused on helping CEOs and Boards of Directors deal with strategy, capital allocation, shareholder value creation, and corporate governance. Johnson applies his 30 years of experience as an investment professional, combined with his more than 20 years as a business school professor, to help senior managers sort through these critical strategic issues.
Johnson is an...