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.