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Core Values

After concentrated discussions with recruiters of finance majors and finance alumni, finance major core values have been identified. These core values are the attributes that key focus groups acknowledge as critical to the success of finance professionals.

Those core values are communication, diligence, responsibility, critical thinking, and technical proficiency.

Communication

  • Use of technological tools
  • Written communication skills
  • Oral communication skills
  • Effective business presentation skills
  • Professionalism

Diligence

  • Work with enthusiasm
  • Follow instructions
  • Complete assigned tasks
  • Continuously improve
  • Exceed expectations

Responsibility

  • Understand professional responsibilities
  • Understand and adhere to ethical responsibilities

Critical Thinking

  • Decision making
  • Analytical skills
  • Identify, formulate and solve problems
  • Systems approach to information flow
  • Group problem-solving skills

Technical Proficiency

  • Ability to use techniques, skills and modern financial tools in practice
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues
  • Manage financial information
  • Knowledge of financial theory and application

For additional information, please contact us.

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