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KFIN 2740A - Active readings for Business

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 2

Language of tuition : English



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.


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.


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