Courses

Students in finance and other fields will take advantage of the facility's technological installations as a complement to their theoretical study.

While some courses will be taught entirely in the Centre, others will take place mainly in a regular classroom, integrating technical expertise through scheduled trading room access.

To learn more about which courses will be taught wholly or in part in the trading room, students should consult the current course listings and schedule as well as individual instructors.

The following courses integrate the resources of the Centre in their lectures and assignments:

  • MGT 2070 - Operations and Quantitative Management
  • MGT 3151- Introduction to Tax
  • MGT 3412 - Fundamentals of Investments
  • MGT 3480 - Personal Finance
  • MGT 4151- Advanced Tax
  • MGT 4430- Financial Management
  • MGT 4451 - Derivatives Securities Markets
  • MGT 4460 - Trading and Portfolio Management
  • MGT 4470/4471 - Student Managed Investment Fund

The Student-Managed Investment Fund

A $100,000 real-money account has been established so that participating students can gain valuable practice managing a real-life investment portfolio and have an opportunity to interact and network with industry experts and other business students interested in finance.

Learn more about the Student-Managed Investment Fund.

Click here to view photos of the official launch of the Student Managed Investment Fund

CFA Recognition

University of Lethbridge Bachelor of Management in Finance program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

CFA Program Awareness Scholarships

Through the participation in the University Recognition Program, University of Lethbridge Faculty of Management is eligible to award up to five CFA Program Awareness Scholarships for students to take the CFA examinations (Levels I, II or III) in June 2015. These scholarships can be awarded to undergraduate students in their final year of course work or to graduate students. Scholarship recipients pay a discounted registration fee along with curriculum and shipping costs plus any applicable taxes and import duties.

If you plan to sit for a CFA exam, and are interested in applying for an Awareness Scholarship through the University, please send an email with a copy of your latest university transcript and a completed Awareness Scholarship application form to the Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching (cfmrt@uleth.ca). For more information and to find the Awareness Scholarship application form, please visit: The CFA Program Scholarships website.