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Preparing Students for Learning: The Case for Finance Pre-Courses at Business Schools

@inproceedings{MahrtSmith2015PreparingSF,
  title={Preparing Students for Learning: The Case for Finance Pre-Courses at Business Schools},
  author={Jan Mahrt-Smith},
  year={2015}
}
  • Jan Mahrt-Smith
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • This paper has two objectives: first, it makes a case for the implementation of effective finance pre-courses in business schools. Based on findings from the learning theory and educational psychology literatures, a strong argument emerges that a well designed finance pre-course can significantly increase student performance in business school finance. By addressing differences among students in attributes such as prior knowledge, interest, and anxiety, well designed pre-courses can make main… CONTINUE READING

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