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INVESTMENTS 101

Fall 2021 Remote Program

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Fall 2021 Remote Session – $599

October 25 – December 13, 2021

Tuesday Evenings from 7-9PM EST on Zoom

Investments 101

What makes investment banking the career of choice for top Ivy League grads? Investment bankers make capitalism work. They conduct valuations of company worth for clients looking at a friendly merger. Investment bankers structure acquisitions, deciding whether shareholders will receive an all cash buyout or equity in the parent entity – and how much they will receive. Investment bankers come to the aid of companies seeking to avoid a hostile takeover, helping them search for more welcome suitors. They help privately held or start-up companies with IPOs, evaluating market conditions that may affect when the initial stock offering should occur and how much the asking price should be.

Investment banking firms may even put up the money themselves, assuming the risk and financial blow if the shares sell for less than what the firm paid as well as the reward and financial upside if the firm can sell the shares for over the purchase price. Just as top, luxury real estate brokers develop and call upon connections to find qualified buyers for high priced properties and to obtain leads in finding prospective clients looking to sell, investment bankers also rely upon connections, know-how, and their own reputation to bring together buyers and sellers in order to broker deals. Investment bankers also interface with attorneys to follow complex federal regulations governing the buying and selling of securities.

This online investments program is designed for teens interested in business & math.

Jerry Porter

Jerry Porter earned his MBA from Babson College, the top Entrepreneurship school in the country for 21 years running. He went on to join Fidelity Investments, where his skill set lent itself to several roles. During his tenure, Jerry was an institutional block trader, manager, trainer, and company spokesperson. Following his time at Fidelity, Jerry became a full-time lecturer in Economics at Northeastern University and a part-time lecturer at Babson College. He is also a successful public speaker, focusing on current economic issues and institutional trading. 

Student Comments

‘This program talked about the essentials of investing and various different ways to invest in whatever directions the market goes. I liked how my teachers asked us many questions and made class fun. There was never a dull moment!’

‘This program is really fun. You can meet all other people who have the same interests and the teacher, Mr. Porter, is brilliant. His class is fun and he explains all the concepts very clearly.’

‘The program and teacher were great! Mr. Porter has a great energy and I really enjoyed his teaching.’

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