This course introduces students to the challenging and lucrative world of finance. While “Wall Street” may still get a bad rap after the 2008 financial crisis, finance careers remain highly sought after and can be highly rewarding. The course reviews key financial terms and examines various groups, positions, and roles within financial institutions. Students will learn about resumes, interviews, and networking. Students will also discuss ethics on Wall Street and the role of finance within society.
EdisonLearning eCourses® are structured in a consistent, research-based format utilizing multiple pedagogical concepts such as Understanding by Design, Growth Mindset, and Video and Project-based learning. Through the use of these pedagogical concepts, our career preparatory elective courses maintain a consistent and engaging course structure that supports student-centered learning.
- Why Pursue a Career in Finance?
- Finance Basics
- Investment Banking
- Sales and Trading
- Private Wealth Management
- Financial Planning and Analysis
- High School, College and Internship Preparation
- Networking, Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews
- Succeeding on the Job
- Life after Banking