Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis Value Investing

Value Investing Executive Education Program

Thursday, June 6 – Saturday, June 8, 2024
Gabelli School of Business
Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus

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An Immersive Executive-Level Value Investing Course

As a participant in the 2 ½ day Value Investing Executive Education Program, you’ll be immersed in the principles and main discipline of fundamental investing, learning how to gain an edge in the stock market. The program will offer a deep understanding of the key drivers of a stock's valuation, explaining the critical role competitive advantage plays in its ability to create shareholder value. It will explore the tools that allow investors to assess investor expectations for future growth, and will utilize them throughout the course to evaluate five fascinating live case studies: Apple • Nvidia • Amazon • Chipotle • Uber

The investment case for AI and its potential on impacting the investment process also will be a focus of discussion. We will look at how it will impact the investment profession and where the biggest opportunities for investment lie.

You’ll Walk Away With…

  • A richer understanding of the basics of fundamental investing and how to gain an edge in the stock market.
  • A deeper comprehension of the stock valuation process, including the importance of correctly assessing a company’s competitive advantage.
  • Access to more sophisticated tools for valuing growth, as well as insights into possible AI investments and the potential impact of AI on the investment process.
  • Networking opportunities that provide critical connections for professional growth, career advancement, and the exchange of new ideas.

Who Should Enroll in This Program?

Analyzing Stocks

Professional Investors Interested in Value Investing

  • Portfolio managers who would benefit from an in-depth refresher course
  • Research analysts seeking to enhance their current knowledge or to gain more formal training
  • Retail brokers wanting a more formal education

Recent MBAs/Business Undergraduates w/Full-time or Summer Jobs (from schools without courses in fundamental analysis)

Fordham Alumni Who Want to Learn More About Value investing

Program Schedule

The Value Investing Executive Education Program is conveniently scheduled to meet the needs of busy working professionals. Unlike other programs that take weeks or months to complete, this program focuses on the critical aspects of value investing and provides immediately applicable skills in just a few days.

Thursday, June 6 (Half Day) • Friday, June 7 (Full Day) • Saturday, June 8 (Full Day)

Paul Johnson - Instructor

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson has been an adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business since 2015. He teaches Value Investing and is a fellow at Fordham’s Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis. Johnson received the Gabelli School of Business graduate-level Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence in May 2017 and the Adjunct Faculty Dean’s Award for Impact in May 2021. He also is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, where he has taught 58 semester-long courses on securities analysis and value investing to more than 3,500 full-time and Executive M.B.A. students.

Read Paul Johnson’s Full Bio Here

Cost and Benefits

The Value Investing Executive Education Program provides the insights and immediately applicable skills to enhance your knowledge in the field of Value Investing, and to utilize what you learn to potentially increase the value of your own portfolio and/or those of your clients. 

Program Cost: $5,000

Tuition for the program includes:

  • Immersive instruction with Paul Johnson, a renowned expert on value investing
  • All course materials and case studies
  • Select Meals:
    • Networking Dinner on Thursday Evening
    • Breakfast and Lunch on Friday and Saturday

25% discount for current Fordham students and alumni
15% discount for companies sending 3-4 individuals
20% discount for companies sending 5+ individuals

For questions about the program or to request a corporate discount for multiple registrations, please email: [email protected]