Fall 2012 MBA Course

B8313-001: Security Analysis

M - Full Term, 05:45PM to 09:00PM

Location: WJW 310

Instructor: Gavin Albert; Michael Corasaniti

Corequisite(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.




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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Michael Corasaniti

Adjunct ProfessorMichael Corasaniti is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Tourmalet Advisors. He is responsible for managing the fundamental long/short investment strategy as well as co-managing the firm’s mortgage strategy. Mr. Corasaniti is also an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Finance and Economics Department at the Columbia Business School. Previously, Mr. Corasaniti served as President and Chief Investment Officer of...

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