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      Summer 2024

   

   Larry Schrenk, Associate Professor of Finance

      Department of Finance, College of Business

      Winona State University

      175 West Mark Street

      Winona, MN 55987-3384 

 

 

Larry Schrenk is Associate Professor of Finance and has taught at Winona State since 2016. He has previously taught at the Robert Kogod School of Business at American University and the Robert Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore. His teaching focuses on investments, security selection, and portfolio management. In particular, he teaches the Student Managed Investment Fund in which advanced finance students help manage part of the WSU Foundation’s portfolio. He also teaches a general education course, Financial Literacy (goals 5 and 9), which introduces students to broad issues in economics and finance in a conceptual way. His research involves corporate finance, investments, financial ethics, and decentralized finance (DeFi) on the blockchain, especially governance issues.

 

Contact Information

Office: Somsen 319F

Telephone: 507-457-2388

E-Mail: lschrenk@winona.edu

Zoom Room:  My Zoom Room or https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/lschrenk (passcode: Larry)

Website: http://larryschrenk.com/

Resume

Office Hours:

 By appointment in My Zoom Room (passcode: Larry)

 

Chatbots: NEW

These chatbots are designed to answer questions about WSU classes and programs. They are experimental; absolutely no guarantees of accuracy are implied. If you encounter problems or incorrect information, please send me (Larry Schrenk, lschrenk@winona.edu) an e-mail with the date/time and a brief description of the issue.  

WSUGEPChat: A chatbot to answer questions about the general education program at WSU

FIN100Chat: A chatbot to answer questions about FIN 100 - Financial Literacy

FIN422Chat: A chatbot to answer questions about FIN 422 - Student Managed Investment Fund

FIN470Chat: A chatbot to answer questions about FIN 470 - Financial Analysis in Excel 

 

AI Teaching Notes (pdf) Some suggestions for using Generative AI in teaching NEW

Student AI Guide (pdf) A student guide to Generative AI NEW

Financial Resources Links

S&P Capital IQ Resources

Finance Videos

FinanceBasics Podcasts

 

Current Courses

FIN 100 - Financial Literacy (Online, D2L, General Education: Goals 5 and 9)

 

WSU Courses

FIN 100 - Financial Literacy (Online, D2L, General Education: Goals 5 and 9)

FIN 360 - Corporate Finance

FIN 377 - Investments

FIN 422 - Student Managed Investment Fund

FIN 430 - Fixed Income Securities (Online Summer, D2L)

FIN 440 - International Finance (Online Summer, D2L)

FIN 470 - Financial Analysis in Excel

FIN 473 - Real Estate Investment

 

Other Courses Taught

Classroom

     Undergraduate

Personal Finance, Introductory Finance, Derivative Securities, Financial Analysis in Excel, Financial Markets and Institutions, Intermediate Corporate Finance, International Finance, Investments, Private Wealth Management, Real Estate Investment, Risk Management, Security Analysis and Valuation, and Micro- and Macroeconomics 

     Graduate

Introductory Finance, Financial Management, Derivative Securities, Investments, Financial Modeling, Risk Management, and Micro- and Macroeconomics  

Online

     Undergraduate

Personal Finance, Financial Literacy, Introductory Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Fixed Income Securities, International Finance, Investments, Macro- and Microeconomics

     Graduate 

Introductory Finance, Financial Management, Investments, and Macro- and Microeconomics

  

Research

Corporate Finance, Firm Governance, Executive Compensation, Capital Budgeting and Real Options, and the Ethics of Finance

  

Positions

         Associate Professor of Finance, College of Business, Winona State University, 2021- 

         Assistant Professor of Finance, College of Business, Winona State University, 2016-2021

         Assistant Professor of Finance, Robert P. Kogod School of Business, American University, 2008-2016

         Assistant Professor of Finance, Robert G. Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore, 2001-2008

         Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Robert G. Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore, 2000-2001

  

Education

 

         Ph.D., Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, 2001

         M.S.F., Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, 1995

         M.B.A., Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, 1995

         B.A., University of Michigan, 1980

 

Links

Winona State University

College of Business, Dean's Office

Departments: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing

Admissions, Majors & Minors, Events, Scholarships, Student Organizations

Advising, Career Services, Class Schedule, Counseling & Wellness, Access Services, Fitness, Directory, IT, Library, Registrar

 

These web pages were last updated January 2024.                   

 

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