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Tepper School of Business Learning Objectives Samples

70-345 Business Presentations (Thomas Hajduk)

When you leave this course, provided you apply yourself throughout the semester, you should be able to:

  • Plan presentations based on audience needs and expectations.
  • Synthesize information and ideas from multiple texts and sources.
  • Develop style and tone appropriate for the situation.
  • Project personal credibility and professionalism.
  • Incorporate effective visual aid support.
  • Articulate a variety of ideas and attitudes.
  • Deliver oral presentations.
  • Critique communication using a standardized evaluation process to assess your own and others’ presentations (e.g., classmates and future employees).

Tepper School of Business Learning Objectives Samples

45-908 Dynamic Asset Management (Javier Pena)

The student successfully completing this course should be able to:

  • Set up and solve linear, quadratic, and stochastic optimization problems that fit an investor's goals and constraints (e.g., short-term time horizon, long-term time horizon, dynamic consumption).
  • Describe the role of estimation errors, taxes, and transaction costs in portfolio construction and discuss their implications.