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U-M Ross Business + Tech
U-M Ross Business + Tech
U-M Ross Business + Tech

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Financial technology (Fintech) consists of technology that is redefining and improving the use of personal and commercial financial services. Innovations within the Fintech space help consumers and companies manage their financial operations, processes and outcomes through easily accessible technology. From mobile payment apps to cryptocurrency, Fintech is a broad and relatively new field that is changing the way many consumers track, manage and facilitate their finances.

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Robert Dittmar

Professor of Finance
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Erik Gordon

Clinical Assistant Professor
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M.S. Krishnan

Faculty Director of Business+Tech, Professor of Technology & Operations
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Reuven Lehavy

Professor of Accounting
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Andrew Wu

Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations and Finance
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COURSES

ACC 601

Accounting Information System Design

This course is designed MBA students interesting in accounting or audit. Students will learn about IT management frameworks like COBIT and explore technology used for AIS to collect, store, and manage financial data.

TO 572

Applied Business Forecasting I

This course gives students hands-in experience on trend analysis and seasonal forecasting in finance, marketing, and production of products. Using data analysis and presentation skills in management, students will learn how to both talk about, and present findings.

FIN 342

Big Data in Finance

Interested in investment strategies and portfolio theories? This course gives students trading strategies through data analysis and giving them insight into bonds, equities, and commodities by evaluating financial data to their benefit.

BE 410

Business Forecasting

This course emphasizes statistical analysis to evaluate forecasts and financial data. Students are tasks with making their own economic forecasts with real-world data as well as participate in group projects to evaluate variables of their choice.

ACC 418

Financial Statement Analysis

This course provides a deep capstone approach to analyzing a firm’s financial performance as well as predicting future performances. Students will take a deep dive in their projects into a specific firm and will require cross-disciplinary analysis to make investment decisions and financial statement predictions.

TO 428

FinTech: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Other Technology Innovations

Interested in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Paypal, and more? This course gives an introduction into the rapidly expanding digital world of Blockchain and technology. P2P Lending, mobile payments, robo-advising are just some of the topics alongside crypto this course explores!

ES 623

Venture Capital Finance

This course covers venture capital market structure and institutional arrangements and the application of financial theory and methods in a venture capital finance setting. Students are given financial case studies in the real-world to help cultivate their experience in working with early stage tech firms.

CLUBS

Alternative Investments Club

The Alternative Investments Club AIC is a premier finance-focused student organization at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business offered to undergraduate students. In joining AIC, members become well-versed in alternative asset classes, financial markets, and valuations, while simultaneously immersing themselves in a tightly-knit network of diverse, driven students and alumni working at top financial institutions.

MBA FinTech Club at Michigan Ross

The MBA FinTech Club at Michigan Ross (MFCM) seeks to promote FinTech opportunities and knowledge through educational workshops, industry speakers, networking opportunities with companies to enhance career connections.

Michigan Fin Tech

Michigan Fin Tech works to teach undergraduate students about emerging technologies that are revolutionizing financial services. They also provide students with hands-on experience using these technologies through workshops and competitions.

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