Bloomberg Hub Opens at HSE School of Finance
From June 2017 a Bloomberg hub offering unlimited data access will be available at the HSE building at 26 Shabolovka. The Bloomberg database comprises extensive, constantly updated data on global and national capital markets, transactions involving financial assets, derivatives, as well as market liquidity options, trading applications and news flow.
The main Bloomberg hub will host 10 terminals, each with two monitors. Two additional terminals for individual work (in room 4235 and ICEF) will be available.
The Bloomberg hub will be used for workshops on successful data gathering and data gathering for term papers, theses and MA theses, and also for a new lecture series. Lecturers from the School of Finance are preparing a series of specialized lectures on a wide range of topics and disciplines.
Lectures at Bloomberg terminals will form part of the curriculum for the BA Economics programme, as part of research seminars for the courses on Corporate Finance and Valuation. For MA programmes, Bloomberg class will be included in the courses on Fundamental and Technical Analysis, and in the MA research seminars on Strategic Corporate Finance and Financial Markets and Institutions. Lectures for MAGOLEGO Financial Management and a course on managing business sustainability for students at other faculties are also being developed.
A series of special group workshops will be conducted by experts from global consulting companies via the joint departments at the School of Finance (PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte). These workshops will focus on developing business analysis skills. Tasks for short continuing financial education programmes, to be offered by the School of Finance from autumn 2017, will also be developed.
HSE Endowment Fund, which financed major part of the project, contributed to the establishment of the Bloomberg hub. HSE School of Finance, the Faculty of Economic Sciences and ICEF also took part in the project funding.
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