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MA Courses for Spreadsheet Skills

Required courses with practice in spreadsheet skills

Spreadsheet skills are required in virtually every economics or finance job (to say nothing of managing your household!). You will certainly need to master the basics and for some jobs you may need to go well beyond that.  
  • FIN 201a: Investments
  • FIN 202a: International Corporate Finance
  • ECON 202a: Applied International Macroeconomics
  • FIN 212a: Financial Accounting and Analysis

Courses with focus on spreadsheet skills

  • BUS 250a: Global Marketing
  • BUS 252a: Marketing Management
  • BUS 254a: Marketing Strategy
  • ECON 265f: Off-Shoring and Out-Sourcing
  • ECON 210f: Foundation of Stats & Econometrics I
  • ECON 253a: Asia: Center of the World Economy
  • FIN 261a: Fixed Income Securities
  • FIN 217f: Financial Modeling I
  • FIN 218f: Financial Modeling II
  • FIN 223f: Project Finance
  • FIN 241f: Financial Planning & Control
  • FIN 279a: Applied Risk Management

Additional courses with advanced spreadsheet skills

Courses within the curriculum which offer opportunities to learn advanced spreadsheet skills include regression analysis, solving non-linear equations, creating amortization tables, linear programming, and optimization:
  • FIN 217f: Financial Modeling I
  • FIN 218f: Financial Modeling II
  • FIN 223f: Project Finance
  • FIN 241f: Financial Planning & Control
  • ECON 210f: Foundation of Stats & Econometrics I
  • ECON 265f: Offshoring and Outsourcing
  • ECON 253a: Asia: Center of the World Economy
  • FIN 261a: Fixed Income Securities