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Business Student on LaptopThe Bachelor of Science in Finance provides an integrated view of the theoretical and practical aspects of finance for those who are preparing for careers in financial management, financial institutions, financial markets, law, government service, and related fields.

Essential skills in problem-solving are developed with emphasis on wealth maximization. Financial problems are viewed from both their micro-financial and macro-financial aspects.

The Finance major includes the subject areas of corporate financial management, banking, and investments. The Bachelor’s Degree in Finance program provides an integrated view of the theoretical and practical aspects of Finance for those who are preparing for careers in financial management, financial institutions, financial markets, law, government service, and related fields. Essential skills in problem-solving are developed with emphasis on wealth maximization. Financial problems are viewed from both their micro-financial and macro-financial aspects.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn financial concepts that provide the basis for careers in finance
  • Develop the technical and analytical skills necessary for financial analysis
  • Learn how to effectively communicate financial information
  • Understand the role of finance in an organization’s pursuit of its goals

Program Director

Tim Raynor
Assistant Dean and Undergraduate Program Director
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
University of Bridgeport
230 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Office: Mandeville 22
email: traynor@bridgeport.edu
office ph: 203-576-4687
Skype: professor.raynor
Twitter: ProfRayn

Faculty Contact

Professor Gew-rae Kim
Mandeville Hall, Room 6
Phone: (203) 576-4372
E-Mail: gewraek@bridgeport.edu

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Feb
21
Wed
Executive Speaker Series/Student Entrepreneur Showcase @ Mandeville Hall, Room 104
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is presenting an evening of inspiration and innovation in the Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville 104). While free and open to all, please RSVP to ezoppi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4384 if you would like to attend.

5:00-6:00pm  Enjoy light refreshments as the SEC showcases its student-entrepreneurs as they present their original business ideas.
6:00-7:00pm  Vincencia Adusei, ’02, ’05 (MBA), president of VASE Management, LLC, will speak about her career as an entrepreneur in the construction industry, followed by Q & A.
7:00-8:00pm  SEC showcase continues with more student presentations.

Vincencia Adusei
President/CEO, Vase Construction
Vincencia delivers strategic leadership and tactical direction for VASE Management. She has a unique blend of leadership, vision and knowledge. She brings over 15 years of experience in her assigned role. She attended University of Bridgeport and earned her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree and her Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Fluent in two languages, Vincencia is a Ghanaian-American Entrepreneur and a transformative leader. She is using business skills and sense of integrity she learned while watching her family construction business in Ghana. Her father was head of Road and Civil Engineering for Ghana Highways Authority and key in planning and development of strategic projects in Kumasi and Accra (two largest cities in Ghana). Vincencia watched her mother and father built a successful construction business and has followed their footsteps.

Feb
26
Mon
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business Faculty Meet and Greet @ Mandeville Hall
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The School of Business Faculty Meet and Greet allows prospective graduate students to come and network with faculty members and the dean in the School of Business. It will also feature an informational panel-led discussion. Prospective students interested in the following programs are welcome to attend: MBA (online and on-campus), M.S. Finance, and M.S. Analytics and Systems.

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