The intimate size of the MSF program offers lots of flexibility, both in terms of scheduling and academic interest. While the program can be completed in as little as nine months, roughly half of our students study part-time while maintaining an existing career. Program directors work closely with students to tailor a curriculum that fits both their interests and their schedule.
When liquidity in a market dries up, it can contribute to financial disruptions such as the Flash Crash of 2010, when the Dow Jones dropped almost 1,000 points in a matter of minutes.
Traditional thinking has been that natural market forces create enough liquidity to keep markets moving, but an interesting tactic some European companies use caught the attention of Dr. Hendrik Bessembinder, the A. Blaine Huntsman Chaired Presidential Professor in the David Eccles School of Business Finance Department at the University of Utah.
The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business has maintained accreditation for its business and accounting programs from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
AACSB Accreditation is an international hallmark of excellence in business and accounting education, and has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs. It is known as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized, professional accreditation an institution and...continue reading...
Kent H. Cannon recently joined after 30 years in the insurance and financial services industry. Kent will serve as a professional in residence to enhance the student’s classroom experience with project based consulting experiences in the professional community.
David L. Anderson is Professional in Residence in the Master of Finance program. He has spent 24 years in investment banking during which he did transactions in over 25 countries. In the course of his career he has had extensive experience leading complex international transactions, often of a highly sensitive political nature including dealings in Southern America, Asia, and Europe.