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.
Ian McDonald was a Columbia Business School faculty member from 2010 to 2016.
Associate in Business
Dale Wettlaufer is the founder and CIO of Charlotte Lane Capital Management, a long/short hedge fund concentrating on large cap equities. He has 16 years of professional money management experience, including 11 years with Legg Mason Capital Management, where he was an analyst, PM, and Consumer & Real Estate sector head.