Yale School of Management

Finance

Today’s leaders rely on a deep understanding of financial tools to solve complex problems in an increasingly global context.

Finance at Yale SOM

  • Value Investing at Yale SOM

  • International Center for Finance

  • Yale EMBA: Asset Management

  • Global Network Investment Competition

Curriculum

The Yale SOM integrated core curriculum prepares students to lead in business and society by providing both a strong foundation in finance and specialized courses to enhance and deepen their knowledge of the many contours of the industry. Through Yale SOM’s International Center for Finance, we provide academic and professional support for research in financial economics.

Our focus areas include:

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Stability
  • Global Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset Management
  • Security Valuation
  • Banking
  • Private Equity
     

Finance Courses

Foundation Courses

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Electives

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Community Profiles

  • As an undergraduate, I double majored in comparative literature and economics. It was interesting, combining the reading and textual...

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  • I’ve been with the Central Bank of Japan for four years, and I’ve held a few different positions. Most recently, I served as an analyst...

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  • As a trader, it’s my job to assess the market, as well as the macroeconomic environment, and execute trades based on the direction I...

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  • There was a moment when I knew that Yale SOM was the school for me. It was during Women’s Welcome Weekend, when Professor Amy...

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Yale MBA for Executives: Asset Management

The Yale EMBA program features the same powerful combination of integrated curriculum, leadership development, raw cases, team projects, and deep expertise in global business as the full-time MBA program. Additionally, it draws on expertise from across Yale and beyond to provide students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of three focus areas: asset management, healthcare, or sustainability.

MMS: Asset Management

Early Career Professionals

Get a wide-ranging introduction to the asset management industry from leading finance scholars and practicing investors at some of the world’s most successful funds. The innovative one-year course of study will provide early-career students with a state-of-the-art understanding of the application of data science and quantitative techniques to investment decisions, while emphasizing fiduciary responsibility, ethics, and investment performance.


Opportunities for Students

Student Clubs

Our 40+ student clubs foster students' leadership abilities in the finance disciplines through workshops, roundtables, and conferences. Finance-related clubs and groups include: 

Conferences and Events

In addition to visiting speakers who participate in the Colloquium on Asset Management series, the International Center for Finance and student clubs host several conferences and symposia throughout the year

Finance Profiles

Julie Cochran ’20

MBA For ExecutivesArea of Focus: Asset Management
Current Position: Founder, CEO XT Capital Partners
Industry: Finance

My classmates are fascinating people. I love the fact that we have three tracks that are together. I’m going to miss the opportunity to have all of these diverse, expert views.

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Tito Vidaurri ’90 M.A., ’91

MBA
Industry: Energy

When I arrived at Yale SOM, I was a government person, but there were people from the military, investment banking, consulting, and many other sectors. That makes the spirit at SOM much richer, because students are learning not only from teachers, but also from other students.

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International Center for Finance

Providing academic and professional support for research in financial economics.

The International Center for Finance (ICF) brings together faculty, students and practitioners to foster leadership in the understanding, practice and management of finance from multiple perspectives. Its goal is to support innovative research and educational activities within the context of Yale School of Management’s broader perspective of business for the benefit of society.

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