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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. Mastering the basics and beyond will be helpful in achieving success. 
  • FIN 201a: Investments
  • FIN 202a: International Corporate Finance
  • FIN 212a: Financial Accounting & Analysis
  • ECON 202a: Applied International Macroeconomics

Courses with focus on spreadsheet skills

  • BUS 252a: Marketing Management
  • BUS 254a: Branding Strategy
  • ECON 210f: Foundation of Statistics
  • ECON 253a: Asia: Center of the World Economy
  • FIN 217f: Financial Modeling I
  • FIN 218f: Financial Modeling II
  • FIN 223f: Project Finance
  • FIN 241f: Financial Planning & Control
  • FIN 261a: Fixed Income Securities
  • FIN 279a: Applied Risk Management

Additional courses with advanced spreadsheet skills

Courses within the curriculum which offer opportunities to learn advanced spreadsheet skills, including 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
  • FIN 261a: Fixed Income Securities
  • ECON 210f: Foundation of Statistics
  • ECON 253a: Asia: Center of the World Economy