Published: Sept. 30, 2020

Selected emails will continue to be archived on the Burridge Center website - so feel free to check periodically if you misplace this message, or realize you haven't heard anything in a while. Ideas for a better way to communicate with the broad Leeds community? Reach out.

Upcoming Events - All Times Mountain

Bloomberg - Bloomberg's internal certification program, Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC), is available to all Leeds students remotely this semester. Normally $150 dollars, use your email address to create a login, or sign-in if you've already done so at the Bloomberg for Education portal.

Students who complete the BMC will be given remote access to the Bloomberg terminals. A course code is not needed, however using code QFDPKYJS4Z will assist with the tracking process. 

Bloomberg Open Sessions | Mondays/Thursdays | 11:00 - 12:00PM
Drop into a open zoom meeting for an introduction to Bloomberg, or to work on/discuss anything of interest. Starting October 12th. Also available by appointment - email 

Case Competition Leadership Development | Oct. 2 | 8:30 - 12:30PM
Open to Graduate Students Only - Develop critical communication and presentation skills that allow you to showcase your knowledge, and how to successfully adapt them to today's zoom environment. Although designed especially for students who want to improve their competitiveness in the Natural and Organic Case Competition, it is open to all graduate students. Leeds Professors Lorna Christoff, Jennifer Bone. & Heather Kennedy will discuss case competition prep, presentation and communication and perspective on the Naturals & Organics industry. 

Point 72 Management | Oct. 6 | 2:00 - 2:30PM
Point72 is a global asset management firm led by Steven Cohen (who just bought the Mets) that uses Discretionary Long/Short, Macro, and Systematic strategies to invest in eight offices across the globe. Information session.

Forbes M&A Info Session & Case Study | Oct. 12 | 4:00 - 5:00PM
Join Cassie Dobos, Associate and Jon Wiley, Managing Director for an information session on Forbes M&A, opportunities and an interactive case study. Review the Company Overview, and email me for a sample report (file to large to include here).

Women in Finance Forum | Oct 13 | 5:30-7:00PM
The Women in Finance Forum brings female finance professionals together to speak to students about their careers, and have an open discussion. Great conversation! Open to all students, handshake registration required.
Speakers Include:

Elizabeth Funk - Hilltop Securities (moderator)
Dylana Gross - Public Trust Advisors 
Erica Ruge, PNC 
Lori Taylor, Empower Retirement
Sara Zervos, The Pao App

Pillars of Wall Street | Register by October 15th |
Pillars of Wall Street normally comes each semester for a 3-day intensive in-person excel and financial modeling boot camp. This year’s course will be remote and will consist of 2 components: eLearning suite and live webinars. The eLearning Platform will be available for $300, which is a 40% discount to their standard $500 rate. This discounted price will be available until Oct 15th. Access will be granted for 3 months. We are also in discussions to offer live webinars later on in the semester at an additional cost - a detailed PDF of the course can be found here.

Leeds Investment and Trading Group | Wednesdays | 5:00 - 6:00PM
Leeds Investment and Trading Group - join the top finance/business student organization during their weekly remote meetings to discuss the stock market, trending companies and relevant topics. Zoom link will be sent to those who join the mailing list.

Finance-Related Resource Google Sheet | Continuously Updated | 
It's nearly impossible to stay up to date on everything that is going on - we get it. In addition to Handshake, the Events Calendar, and emails, we will also try to keep this Google document up-to-date with jobs, events, and assorted resources. You'll need to be signed into your identikey google account to access.

Find other events on Handshake, or on the Leeds Events Calendar