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ADVANCED EXCEL AND PERSONAL INVESTING

SEN1310 Advanced Excel & VBA through Personal Investing (Senior Instructor: Dineth Siriwardane) This course will serve to teach students useful technical skills, which they will practice by exploring a variety of personal investing strategies. Advanced Excel through Personal Investing will introduce students to concepts applicable to personal investing such as technical, fundamental and comparative analyses. Simultaneously, students will learn advanced Excel functions such as VLOOKUPS, COUNTIFS, SUMIFS, INDEX MATCHES and OFFSETS as well as basic VBA commands. While these skills will be applied to personal investing in this course, they are also transferrable to multiple situations in the work world. Overall, this course aims to teach students two distinct yet complementary skills—personal investing and Excel. By the end of the class, students will have created a comprehensive template for personal investing, derived from the skills learned in this course. Course Schedule: Class 1 - Tuesday, January 27 Class 2 - Tuesday, February 3 Class 3 - Tuesday, February 10 Class 4 - Wednesday, February 18 (as February 17 is a Babson Monday) Class 5 - Tuesday, February 24 Class 6 - Senior Seminar Showcase: Tuesday evening, 3/3 or Friday afternoon, 3/6. Details to be confirmed by first day of class.

ALT FINANCE IN 21ST CENTURY

SEN1308 Alternative Finance in the 21st Century; Islamic Finance, Microfinance and Socially Responsible Investing (Senior Instructor: Ryan Diplock) You may be interested in finance, but did you know: • As of today, over $2 trillion of assets are under management by over 300 banks and 250 mutual funds that are “Sharia Compliant” (15% of the world’s total invested assets)? • A concept pioneered less than 30 years ago to help raise families out of poverty now impacts the lives of 80 million borrowers worldwide? • $3.74 trillion in assets currently sit in socially screened investment funds? Islamic Finance, Micro Finance, and Socially Responsible Investing are all projected to grow at annualized rates of 15-20% over the next decade. This seminar will delve deeply into the principles of all three types of alternative finance, teaching the basics and exploring the controversies in each field. Group discussions will be augmented with guest speakers from each of the three industries, and in-class competitions. Winners of each competition will be entitled to a free lunch or dinner with the guest speaker for that particular topic. If you are interested in learning how Islamic finance gets around interest rates and the derivatives market, how microfinance has become so successful despite political headwinds, or how socially responsible investing is impacting the greater business community this seminar is for you. Course Schedule: Class 1 - Tuesday, January 27 Class 2 - Tuesday, February 3 Class 3 - Tuesday, February 10 Class 4 - Wednesday, February 18 (as February 17 is a Babson Monday) Class 5 - Tuesday, February 24 Class 6 - Senior Seminar Showcase: Tuesday evening, 3/3 or Friday afternoon, 3/6. Details to be confirmed by first day of class.

BABSON STUDY ABROAD

BABSON STUDY ABROAD

BE THE CHANGE:EVALUATING SOCIAL IMPACT

CXD3500 Be the Change: Evaluating Social Impact 2 credit - general credit This course is designed to help students frame and evaluate a number of questions and topics within the realm of social change. In doing so, we will explore the methods of making change and those players that make it happen. We will identify tools to use in evaluating the potential, progress and impact of nonprofits and change by studying specific organizations and change makers throughout history. We will discuss moral and ethical questions that face non-profits, social enterprises and social entrepreneurs and explore motivation, approach and best practices as it applies to social change makers. These discussions will mold our evaluation and exploration of the skill set necessary to implement one's passion for social change into one's future. Prerequisite: RHT A & B, OEM & MCE & ASM3300 (ASM may be taken concurrently.)

CROSS REGISTRATION AT OLIN COLLEGE

CROSS REGISTRATION TO OLIN COLLEGE

ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC PRODUCTION

SEN1306 Electronic Dance Music Production (Senior Instructor: Evan Shirley) It is no secret that music is an essential element of life and component of culture and identity around the world. Electronic Dance Music (EDM) is a rising force, taking our generation by storm. EDM has been growing in size since its explosion onto the US scene in the late 21st century; its fans number in the hundreds of millions and the industry now tops $6 billion a year in value. In this course, we will explore how this music is created and how you can be a part of it. You will develop an understanding of proven patterns in EDM and get a chance to apply them with software tools. By the end of the course, you will have created your very own tracks from top to bottom. All you need is an interest and a passion- no experience or special equipment is required. This is your music, and your time! Course Schedule: Class 1 - Tuesday, January 27 Class 2 - Tuesday, February 3 Class 3 - Tuesday, February 10 Class 4 - Wednesday, February 18 (as February 17 is a Babson Monday) Class 5 - Tuesday, February 24 Class 6 - Senior Seminar Showcase: Tuesday evening, 3/3 or Friday afternoon, 3/6. Details to be confirmed by first day of class.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

FYS1000 First Year Seminar The First Year Seminar provides students with an opportunity to become engaged members of the Babson community. This course will challenge students to critically examine important aspects of college student life, such as engaging in scholarly discussions, living with an “Entrepreneurial Mindset”, and managing life as pro-active learners. Students will also be asked to reflect on their own abilities and how they can make an impact on-campus and beyond. Additionally, students will develop important relationships with fellow students, peer leaders, faculty, and administrators. Students will earn a grade and one academic credit for their successful participation in this program. Participation in the First Year Seminar (FYS) is required for all Babson students during their first semester at the college.
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