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Finance Club

A Top-Notch Business School Demands a Top-Notch Finance Club!

About

The Finance Club is an active organization where students concentrating in finance are able to build a social network with fellow students and industry professionals. The club aims at enhancing the knowledge of its members through events like speaker series, investment games and career development workshops. However, our ultimate objective is to provide the members with an opportunity to develop into finance executive candidates—executives that no firm can afford to reject! Under the guidance of our faculty advisor, Dr. Steve Mann, we present a snapshot of what the Finance Club offers:

Academic Support
  • Guidance for choosing your finance concentrations
  • Workshops and Lectures conducted by the diverse and internationally recognized faculty
Career Enhancement
  • Speaker series with leading professionals from the industry—to provide career options, opportunities and industry association
Events
  • Field trips to trading floors and financial institutions
  • Theme-oriented social events intended to provide the members with a networking platform

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Officers & Contacts

President Matthew Goglia
Vice President Neha Shukla
Treasurer Geoff Black
Secretary Meng Zhang
Communications Director 2nd Year Tim Lyle
Communications Director 1st Year   Kyle Webb
Faculty Advisor Dr. Steven Mann, professor of finance

Resources

Certified in Financial Management
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) organization grants certification. One must become a member of the organization. There are four parts to the exam which may be taken one part at a time. Exams are given at computer testing centers around the United States. One can also take a fifth part of the exam to obtain another certification, Certified Management Accountant (CMA). This fifth part is waived, if you have already obtained a CPA certification. The above Web site further explains the CFM certification, the IMA organization, how to apply, the requirements, and how to study for the exam. 

Chartered Financial Analyst
The CFA institute grants the CFA certification. One must become a member of the organization. There are three levels of the examination which must be completed sequentially and are offered throughout the globe. Level I is composed of multiple-choice questions and is offered in June and December. Levels II and III consist of essays and item sets. These levels are offered only in June. Candidates may enroll for only one examination at a time and must wait to receive their examination results before enrolling for the next examination. Results determine whether a candidate must repeat the current level or advance to the next level. Refer to the above Web site to learn more about the certification, the organization, how to apply, the requirements, and how to study for the exam.