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Financial Services, Consulting and Business

The Financial Services, Consulting, and Business Career Community focuses on the multitude of areas within finance, consulting, and businesses and will expose students to functional roles and career paths at small, medium, and large companies, across a variety of industries. Each of these areas takes a specialized mindset and unique skill set that you are developing at Denison.  Some common themes that run through each area include the desire to work in a fast-paced environment, the ability to think creatively to solve problems quickly and to communicate effectively with clients both internally and externally. Often these careers include opportunities for upward mobility and expectations of employees to exceed goals and perform at a high level.   

Sample of Possible Pathways
Financial Planning Strategy Consulting Human Resources
Corporate Finance Management Consulting Operations
Commercial Banking Financial Consulting Supply Chain
Investment Banking Industry Consulting Marketing
Hedge Funds Human Capital Consulting Finance
Insurance Corporate Consulting Logistics
Public Accounting Tech Consulting Real Estate

With more than 30,000 alumni, there’s always a Denisonian willing to offer advice or make connections. All you have to do is ask.  Our technology (powered by Protopia) uses AI to find the best experts to answer you. Ask you question about working in Financial Services, Consulting and/or Business to alumni today!

Connect with Alumni on LinkedIn in Financial Services, Consulting, Business, and related fields.  If you need a reminder about how to utilize LinkedIn and Network with Confidence, click here!

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Business Analysis: Essential Tools and Techniques

Taught by Jamie Champagne
If you do business analysis work and want to see not only what the key deliverables are but also how…

Hybrid Project Management: Do What Works

Taught by Cyndi Snyder Dionisio
The field of project management is evolving rapidly. Successful project managers know how to leverage predictive approaches, such as waterfall,…

Requirements Elicitation and Analysis

Taught by Angela Wick
To define great requirements, it’s not enough to simply ask customers and stakeholders what they want. By leveraging requirements elicitation…

How Blockchains Will Change Business

Taught by Alison McCauley
Blockchains are poised to disrupt entrenched industries and shatter conventional business models. Train your brain to see the opportunities and…

Excel: Macros in Depth (365/2019)

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Learn about how to use macros to automate tasks in Excel and see how to create simple macros of your…

Excel: Avoiding Common Mistakes (Microsoft 365)

Taught by Dennis Taylor
If you work in Excel, you know that even a small error can have big consequences, throwing off important calculations…

How to Be Promotable

Taught by Careercake
You’ve been in your job for awhile now. You’ve got some great ideas and feel you’d be better suited in…

Business Analysis Foundations

Taught by Greta Blash
One of the main reasons given for unsuccessful project results is the lack of clear understanding of stakeholder requirements. Business…

Sales: Closing Strategies

Taught by Dean Karrel
What separates the inexperienced salesperson from the successful one is the ability to close sales. However, along with prospecting and…

Learning Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies (2018)

Taught by Tom Geller
Bitcoin is a form of money that only exists online. While it’s making headlines around the world, many people don’t…

Writing a Business Report

Taught by Judy Steiner-Williams
Learn how to write a well-constructed business report. In this course, author and senior Kelley School of Business lecturer Judy…

Excel 2007: Pivot Tables for Data Analysis

Taught by Curt Frye
In Excel 2007: Pivot Tables for Data Analysis, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Curt Frye helps dispel the common fear of…

Pixel Playground

Taught by Bert Monroy
Take a 10-minute recess and join Bert Monroy in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, the playgrounds of digital artists. Bert walks…

Excel 2013: Macros

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Want to save time on routine tasks in Microsoft Excel? Macros are your answer. In this course, author Dennis Taylor…

Instructional Design: Creating Video Training

Taught by Garrick Chow
In this course, Garrick Chow shares the tips, tricks, and training techniques he’s learned from over twelve years of leading…

Financial Wellness: Managing Personal Cash Flow

Taught by Amanda Clayman
Even if you’re normally levelheaded, “your brain on money” is different, and it can keep you financially stuck. In this…

Excel 2016: Macros in Depth

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Macros can help you save enormous amounts of time, but they are uncharted territory for many Excel users. Learn how…

Hiring a Marketing Agency

Taught by Dina Shapiro
Choosing the right marketing agency means finding the best fit for your brand and your company’s culture. Hiring an agency…

An Insider’s Guide to Today’s Music Biz: 8 Music Publishing

Taught by Steve Rennie
One of the most important aspects of the music biz is music publishing. It can also be one of the…

Mastering Microsoft Project Graphical Reports

Taught by Bonnie Biafore
Reports are key to keeping projects on track and communicating with team members. But it’s much easier to understand the…

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