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Tobin Graduate Intensive Foundations Workshop

Sep 8, 2017
9:00 am — 4:30 pm
The home of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Registration Required
September 8, 2017 9:00 am

This four-day workshop over two weekends is designed to standardize the basic business quantitative analytical skills of entering non-business undergraduate students who join the MBA program.  It is also suitable for others who feel that they need a refresher in the fundamentals of business studies.  We are hopeful that you will take this opportunity to bond with other students and our faculty, to begin your time at St. John’s with both a sense of camaraderie and “fun.”

The TGIF Workshop will meet each day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break (lunch will be provided). No textbooks are required. Please bring a laptop.

The classes will take place in the Business Incubator Lab on the ground floor of Bent Hall on the Queens Campus.

  • Sept. 8 (Friday): Basic statistics, excel, math for business, and a tour of the Business Analytics Lab on the first floor and learning how to use the facility.
  • Sept. 9 (Saturday): Basic financial accounting statements and cash flows analysis.
  • Sept. 15 (Friday): The Case Method with in-class case analysis.
  • Sept. 16 (Saturday): Finance fundamentals, time value of money, business economics, and a short lecture on the Vincentian Mission.

** This final session is followed by the Tobin Graduate Reception at the New York Hilton Midtown on 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. To attend, you must register at Tobin Graduate Reception.

To register, send an email to [email protected] with the subject line TGIF 2017.  Please be sure include your name, your email address and your contact phone number. Once registered, you are expected to be present for the entire program unless you are excused for a particular day.

For further information, please contact  Program Coordinator K. Matthew Wong, professor of finance, at [email protected].