Center for Applied Liberal Arts
Writing for Finance
This course is designed for students interested in advancing their ability to write within a professional financial context. It is expected that students will develop their ability to write in both a journalistic and a technical style. As part of this development, students will hone their skill in analyzing corporate literature, annual reports, financial prospecti, and other documents generated in the financial world. Financial strategy will be explored through corporate literature and objective journalism from the financial publications. Topics are introduced using articles and business cases as well as major investigative journalism and situations from the textbook. Students are expected to complete at least one major report on an approved topic and to provide a formal presentation with media to the online class. Students will become familiar with the financial markets, corporate communication, and the terminology of the global marketplace.