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Check back in early spring for Summer 2022 offerings.

Summer 2022 Session Information

  • SESSION A (First Half Term) courses are May 23–July 1, 2022
  • SESSION B (Second Half Term) courses are July 5–August 12, 2022
  • SESSION X (Full Term) courses are May 23–August 12, 2022
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INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE
BUSI5001K001 3 points.

Students will be introduced to the fundamental financial issues of the modern corporation. By the end of this course, students will understand the basic concepts of financial planning, managing growth; debt and equity sources of financing and valuation; capital budgeting methods; and risk analysis, cost of capital, and the process of securities issuance.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5001K001 001/10485 Session A Tu 06:10 PM–08:00 PM
Th 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Stephen Hurley
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE
BUSI5001K002 3 points.

Students will be introduced to the fundamental financial issues of the modern corporation. By the end of this course, students will understand the basic concepts of financial planning, managing growth; debt and equity sources of financing and valuation; capital budgeting methods; and risk analysis, cost of capital, and the process of securities issuance.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5001K002 002/10486 X Summer Session Tu 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Benedict Okoh
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
CORPORATE FINANCE
BUSI5003K001 3 points.

Prerequisites: BUSI PS5001 Introduction to Finance/or Professor Approval is required Students will learn the critical corporate finance concepts including financial statement analysis; performance metrics; valuation of stocks and bonds; project and firm valuation; cost of capital; capital investment strategies and sources of capital, and firm growth strategies. At the end of this course students will understand how to apply these concepts to current business problems.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5003K001 001/10487 Session B Mo 06:10 PM–08:00 PM
We 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
John Van Ness
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
CORPORATE FINANCE
BUSI5003KD02 3 points.

Prerequisites: BUSI PS5001 Introduction to Finance/or Professor Approval is required Students will learn the critical corporate finance concepts including financial statement analysis; performance metrics; valuation of stocks and bonds; project and firm valuation; cost of capital; capital investment strategies and sources of capital, and firm growth strategies. At the end of this course students will understand how to apply these concepts to current business problems.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5003KD02 D02/10488 X Summer Session Tu 08:10 PM–10:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Kevin Sweeney
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
On-Line Only
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BUSI5009K001 3 points.

Students will examine the generally accepted account principles (GAAP) underlying financial statements and their implementation in practice. The perspective and main focus of the course is from the users of the information contained in the statements, including investors, financial analysts, creditors and, management. By the end of this class students will be able to construct a cash flow statement, balance sheet and decipher a 10K report.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5009K001 001/10489 Session A Mo 10:10 AM–12:00 PM
We 10:10 AM–12:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Christos Giannikos
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BUSI5009KD02 3 points.

Students will examine the generally accepted account principles (GAAP) underlying financial statements and their implementation in practice. The perspective and main focus of the course is from the users of the information contained in the statements, including investors, financial analysts, creditors and, management. By the end of this class students will be able to construct a cash flow statement, balance sheet and decipher a 10K report.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5009KD02 D02/10490 X Summer Session We 08:10 PM–10:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Rebecca Shaffer
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
On-Line Only
MANAGING HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE ORGANIZAT
BUSI5010K001 3 points.

Students will gain an overview of major concepts of management and organization theory, concentrating on understanding human behavior in organizational contexts, with heavy emphasis on the application of concepts to solve managerial problems. By the end of this course students will have developed the skills to motivate employees, establish professional interpersonal relationships, take a leadership role, and conduct performance appraisal.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5010K001 001/10491 Session A Tu 04:10 PM–06:00 PM
Th 04:10 PM–06:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Jacqueline Strayer
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
MANAGING HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE ORGANIZAT
BUSI5010KD02 3 points.

Students will gain an overview of major concepts of management and organization theory, concentrating on understanding human behavior in organizational contexts, with heavy emphasis on the application of concepts to solve managerial problems. By the end of this course students will have developed the skills to motivate employees, establish professional interpersonal relationships, take a leadership role, and conduct performance appraisal.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5010KD02 D02/10492 X Summer Session Tu 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Skye Cleary
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
On-Line Only
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING
BUSI5020K001 3 points.

Students will learn fundamental marketing concepts and their application. By the end of this class you will know: the elements of a market, company strategy, how to identify customers and competition, the fundamental elements of the marketing mix (product, price, placement and promotion) how to research consumer behavior, and pricing strategies. Students will have extensive use of case study projects. Please note that tuition is the same for online and on-campus courses, there is an additional $85 course fee for online courses.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5020K001 001/10493 Session A Mo 06:10 PM–08:00 PM
We 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Beth Hirschhorn
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
MARKETING STRATEGY
BUSI5025KD02 3 points.

Prerequisites: BUSI PS5020 Introduction to Marketing/or Professor Approval is required Students will develop analytical skills used to formulate and implement marketing driven strategies for an organization. Students will develop a deeper understanding of marketing strategies and how to implement tactics to achieve desired goals. Students will work on case study projects in both individual and a team based projects. By the end of this course you will be able to develop a marketing strategy based market assessments and company needs.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5025KD02 D02/10495 X Summer Session Mo 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Sandy Becker
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
On-Line Only
ENTREPRENEURSHIP: DEVELOP/IMPLEMENT NEW
BUSI5030K001 3 points.

Interested in starting your own company? Do you have an idea for a new product or service? Have you come up with a way to improve something that already exists? This course tackles the central business concept of how one creates, builds and leads companies. It looks at aspects of entrepreneurship and leadership for both individuals and teams in the face of complex situations. Using the case study method as taught in business school, also known as participant-centered learning, this course puts students in the role of an entrepreneur facing critical business decisions. A selection of guest speakers will offer firsthand experience on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5030K001 001/11837 X Summer Session Th 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Michael McGuire
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
On-Line Only
SECURITY ANALYSIS
BUSI5040K001 3 points.

Prerequisites: BUSI PS5001 Intro to Finance and BUSI PS5003 Corporate Finance or Professor Approval required. If you have not taken PS5001 or PS5003 at Columbia University, please contact the course instructor for approval. Students will learn about the valuation of publicly traded equity securities. By the end of the semester students will be able to perform fundamental analysis (bottoms-up, firm-level, business and financial analysis), prepare pro forma financial statements, estimate free cash flows and apply valuation models.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5040K001 001/10496 Session A Mo 06:10 PM–08:00 PM
We 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Hany Guirguis
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
SECURITY ANALYSIS
BUSI5040K002 3 points.

Prerequisites: BUSI PS5001 Intro to Finance and BUSI PS5003 Corporate Finance or Professor Approval required. If you have not taken PS5001 or PS5003 at Columbia University, please contact the course instructor for approval. Students will learn about the valuation of publicly traded equity securities. By the end of the semester students will be able to perform fundamental analysis (bottoms-up, firm-level, business and financial analysis), prepare pro forma financial statements, estimate free cash flows and apply valuation models.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
BUSI5040K002 002/10497 Session B Mo 06:10 PM–08:00 PM
We 06:10 PM–08:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Perry Beaumont
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person