It's a Small World: Global Finance & Trade in the 21st Century
For High School Students
Get a head start on your study of finance.
The Gabelli School of Business will again offer a program for students interested in global financial markets and investment opportunities.
- Learn finance fundamentals from a global perspective over the course of one week.
- Guest speakers from top finance companies and recent Gabelli School of Business alumni visit the classroom.
Global Finance areas of focus
- Overview: History of the post-war era to globalization.
- Foreign Exchange (F/X): The gold standard, fiat currency, F/X markets.
- Global Finance: Investing in foreign stocks, managing a multinational business, and attracting foreign investment.
- Global Trade: Trade imbalances. tariffs, and effects on the global economy.
- Future Trends: Globalization (positive and negatives), emerging markets, and Brexit.
- Jim Gannon, Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI)
- Former Wall Street Global Equity Trader
Who should attend?
- Any high school student interested in learning more about global finance.
- Any high school student curious about managing his or her own finances.
Timeline and location
- July 8-July 12.
- 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (1.5 hr lunch break).
- The program will be offered in a hybrid format. You will elect to attend in person or remotely when submitting your application.
- It's a Small World: Global Finance & Trade in the 21st Century Registration for the summer program will be available in January 2024.
- Registration requests received before April 1 will receive priority.
- International students are eligible to apply to attend virtually.
- The University does not provide on-campus housing options for this program.
Note: This program does not carry academic credit and is not a substitute for FNBU 3444, FNBU 4450 or any other courses offered by Fordham University.
- A $100 deposit is required when applying to the program
- The program cost is $1100 total ($1000 remaining after the $100 deposit).
- The fee balance and signed program agreement are due within one (1) week of the notification of acceptance to the program.
- A limited number of need-based discounts are available and can be requested via the standard application. Need-based discount applications must be submitted by April 1.
- The program fee and deposit are fully refundable before May 1.
- 80% refund will be issued between May 1-May 31, inclusive.
- The program fee is non-refundable beginning June 1.
- Email [email protected]