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KFIN 2735A - Active readings for Business - Fall

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Autumn and Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 2

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

None

Course Description

“Business readings” is a distance course designed to give students core knowledge of business, finance and banking news. Based on key English and American newspaper articles, it gives general culture required to understand the challenges linked to business oriented courses, and to survive “classic” interview questions for internships and jobs.

Teachers

SARRAT de TRAMEZAIGUES, Guillaume R. (Executive Director of Sciences Po Paris Department of Economics)

Pedagogical format

A selection of 6 newspaper articles is sent to students every week, over 12 weeks, creating a pool of 72 very recent articles

Course validation

Grading is based on a single final exam made of 200 multiple choice questions

Workload

About 3 hours of readings every week

Required reading

  • A selection of articles from, among others
  • The Financial Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Economist and Harvard Business Review