Three Week Session

Three Week Courses At A Glance

Capital Market InvestingCapital Market Investing
Your stock will rise. There's a lot more to investing than buying and selling securities.

Get a taste of Wall Street in IC's real-time trading room, and learn how to use professional trading software to become an investment success.

Capital Market Investing is a 3-credit course taught over 3 week where students will be able to learn and experience some of the inner workings of the financial markets. Examples of topics covered include:

  • Foundations of Financial Market products (stocks, bonds and mutual funds)
  • A brief history of Financial Markets and Crisis 
  • Examining Warren Buffets success
  • Learning how to use a Bloomberg terminal and Thomson-Reuters Eikon software

The Finance and International Business department at Ithaca College offers students the unique opportunity to combine the theoretical aspects of Investing with hands on experience. Through The Business School's state of the art Trading Room, as well as real investing in the South Hill Funds, students acquire a terrific body of knowledge while seeing how capital markets operate in real time.

In Capital Market Investing students will start to learn how to build a framework for investing in different financial products such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds and ETFs using Warren Buffet as the main example of a successful investor.  Students will also use the Trading Room extensively, learning software programs such as Bloomberg and Reuters Eikon which are used extensively across the Investment Industry.

The Instructor
Jason Muenzen, investment program director, and instructor, finance and international business, brings to Ithaca College over a dozen years of Wall Street experience working at such firms as Goldman Sachs and Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts. In his previous roles, Mr. Muenzen worked as both an equity and credit trader focusing on derivative markets.  He holds an M.B.A. from NYU in Economics and Quantitative Finance with a B.S. degree from Ithaca College.


3 credits.