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BUS 123 W — Value Investing: An Introduction

Quarter: Fall
Course Format: Flex Online (About Formats)
Duration: 10 weeks
Date(s): Sep 21—Dec 4
Drop Deadline: Sep 24
Units: 2
Tuition: $725
Instructor(s): Kenneth Jeffrey Marshall
Limit: 65
Status: Closed
Please Note: No class the week of November 23. In addition, some of our refund deadlines have changed. See this course's drop deadline above and click here for the full policy.
Fall
Flex Online(About Formats)
Date(s)
Sep 21—Dec 4
10 weeks
Drop By
Sep 24
2 Units
Fees
$725
Instructor(s):
Kenneth Jeffrey Marshall
Limit
65
Closed
Please Note: No class the week of November 23. In addition, some of our refund deadlines have changed. See this course's drop deadline above and click here for the full policy.
Value investors like Warren Buffett can beat not only the stock market, but also most other money managers as well. Why? What do value investors do differently from other investors? And if value investing works so well, why do so few people use it? In this online course, we will learn the fundamentals of analysis, projection, valuation, and implementation. We will first learn to analyze companies’ historical performance by calculating vital metrics like return on capital employed. Second, we will discover how to project future corporate performance using frameworks like Porter’s Five Forces analysis. Third, we will master how to value a stock. And finally, we will learn how to implement a value strategy by steering clear of short-term reporting, biases, and other hurdles. By tackling the tools of value investing and the keys to their implementation, students will gain insight into the capital management strategy that performs best over the long term.

Kenneth Jeffrey Marshall, Chairman, Judicial Capital and Judicial Corporation

Kenneth Jeffrey Marshall is a value investor and author of Good Stocks Cheap, which was recently translated into Chinese. He has taught value investing to over one thousand Continuing Studies students, and he has been featured on NPR and CNBC. Marshall also teaches investing at the Stockholm School of Economics and has lectured on personal finance in both Europe and the United States. He received an MBA from Harvard.

Textbooks for this course:

(Required) Marshall, Good Stocks Cheap (ISBN 125983607X)
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