FE 505 Financial Lab: Technical Writing in Finance

This course teaches financial engineers how to write well-constructed, persuasive technical papers, and how to make oral presentations more effectively. It uses practical examples, in-class assignments, and homework exercises. This course reduces the anxiety that is frequently associated with technical writing and speaking. It emphasizes the collaborative aspects of the technical writing and revision process. It teaches the use of the LaTeX typesetting system for preparing technical manuscripts and presentations. In addition, the course teaches students how to present their work to both technical and not-technical audiences by creating cogent, striking, and well-designed figures and presentation slides.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


School of Business

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester