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    NYU Summer Programs: Investing Like a Wall Street Pro


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: August
    • Session Length: One Week, Other
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Finance
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Finance
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    This investment course outlines the overall economic and business model concepts used by fund managers and professional Wall Street analysts. By diving deep into “economic moats” (a term Warren Buffett uses to describe competitive advantages), learn how industries behave differently according to the business cycle and which stocks may perform better.

    With this foundation, you will study several case studies of renowned companies (e.g., Apple, Disney, Nike, and Snapchat) by analyzing information and business models in real-time during class. Using financial model templates, you will learn to forecast the most important factors of sales growth, operating margins, and capital expenditures. We will build cash flow models to value the companies and explore other valuation methods such as comparable company ratios. The course will culminate with instruction on conducting research using annual reports, financial software, and websites.


    Ideal For

    • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
    • High school students who want to learn how brand-name companies make money, how to understand business models, and how to value stocks

    You'll Walk Away With

    • An understanding of the most important concepts that drive the economy and industries, including the business cycle, competition, cash flow, and company analysis
    • The ability to read the three main financial statements and apply valuation ratios and project numbers using real-time information

    Students from around the world attend NYU summer programs, but only a college prep program like High School Academy provides the opportunity to explore both traditional and emerging career paths.



    Cost and Session Information

    Fees for Summer 2023

    Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

    Tuition & Program Fees: $2,495 per course

    Housing & Dining Fees: $607 per week

    Housing & Dining Fees are still being finalized