MGSM MBA unit to take in four cities in four weeks

131028 markets graphic generalMacquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) MBA students will have access to a four-module, four-week, four-city unit that focusses exclusively on raising capital in global markets.

The new MGSM MBA unit, which will be offered for the first time in February 2014,  will be taught in four modules in four cities, including Sydney, Shanghai, London and Washington DC.

It be taught in conjunction with leading industry partners, including Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and NASDAQ, and facilitated by MGSM’s Dean Professor Alex Frino and Professor Andrew Lepone.

The course is designed to inform and teach leaders to understand how debt and equity capital is raised by corporations in the world’s major markets, including Asia, Europe and North America, as well as the nature of the secondary markets on which securities are traded. Participants will also gain an understanding of the processes by which securities prices come about, why trading occurs and how trading is conducted.

Deputy CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange Peter Hiom said the cutting edge unit of study provided a sound background for today’s executive .

“It has all the ingredients to become the standard in training for executives aiming to skill themselves for today’s global capital markets.”

This elective MBA unit will take place from February 11 – 28, 2014. Participants do not need to be a current MBA student to enrol. Tuition fees for the course are $4,100 and students must organise their own airfares.

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