Experience Wall Street

Experience Wall Street Program 

FortuneTimes Group invites you to join us for our 30 to 60 Continuing Education Units Certificate Program, Wall Street Experience @NYC, in 2016 and 2017! Designed for international students and professionals from all major fields of study, this program will accelerate your understanding of the socioeconomic, political and cultural influences that shape Global Business and Financial Markets today.

Four unique features make our Program so worthwhile:

  • We offer Ivy League Professors and Wall Street Executives as faculty. You benefit from their decades of experience, as they explain industry trends. You come away with valuable information and unique insights.
  • We offer a truly international perspective. Your classes are global in their perspective. Our faculty are thought-leaders and innovative practitioners. Under their direction, you engage in an exciting research practicum.
  • We introduce you to places and institutions shaping the fabric of life in New York City. Site visits to the Federal Reserve, to museums and art galleries, and to the campuses of Columbia University and New York University provide a rich context for your academic studies.
  • The cost of the program includes accommodations, guided tours, event tickets, breakfast and lunch. Lively class sessions and cultural immersion activities will make your Wall Street Experience @NYC memorable.

You may choose between a one or two-week package which includes three or six days of seminar practicum training. The cost of the program includes accommodations, guided tours, event tickets, breakfast and lunch. Join our Professional Development Program in the heart of Wall Street, right across from the New York Stock Exchange.

General Information

Do you need to grow your business expertise? Would a Wall Street – New York City experience enhance your resume? If the answer to these questions is a resounding, “YES!” then the Wall Street Experience Program is designed for you! Earn 30 – 60 Continuing Education Units right in the heart of the Financial Capital of the world! Enroll now!

The Wall Street Experience is a perfect way for international professionals and students from all major fields of study to accelerate their understanding of the socioeconomic, political and cultural influences which shape Global Business and Financial Markets today. Based in the heart of the Financial District, the program provides you with a firsthand account of current financial trends and analysis, seminars and workshops conducted by a team of Ivy League professors, speakers, and Wall Street Executives. A variety of networking opportunities and cultural activities make this experience exciting and enriching!

Benefits of the Program 

  • Accelerate your knowledge of Finance, Strategy, Accounting, Organizational Behavior.
  • Receive the latest trends and business expertise from Ivy League Professors.
  • Earn 30 – 60 Continuing Education Units right in the heart of Wall Street – The Financial Capital of the world.
  • Advance your personal brand, and enhance your resume.
  • Interact with industry leaders and practitioners at professional networking events.
  • Invest in yourself and demonstrate your expertise to others.
  • Experience dynamic culture and historical landmarks that enrich your understanding.

Cultural and Business Site Visits

Industry Knowledge with Business Site Visits:

Below are some of the activities that may be available:

  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • United Nations
  • Federal Reserve Bank of NY
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • Fox Broadcasting Company
  • MSNBC
  • Google
  • World Bank
  • American Express
  • Capgemini
  • Sibilla Capital
  • Bank of America
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Citibank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • New York Attorney General
  • Morgan Stanley
  • World Economic Forum
Cultural Activities

Cultural and New York City Activities: Included in the program are arts & cultural tours and activities in  New York City, visits to companies and universities. Here are some of the activities that may be available:

  • Top of the Rock
  • Empire State Building
  • Ground Zero, 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • Metropolitan Museum of New York
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Central Park Tour
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Broadway Show (Lion King)
  • The Wall Street Tour (Trinity Church, Bull, NYSE, Federal Reserve Bank)
  • Times Square Tour, Grand Central Tour
  • Brooklyn Bridge Tour
  • 5th Avenue, Apple Store
  • One World Observatory
  • St. John’s Cathedral
Professional Networking with Wall Street Professionals

Professional Networking Events with Wall Street Professionals will be hosted by FortuneTimes Group. Schedule will be announced before the start week.

Admissions Process

FTG Admission Committee will review completed applications thoroughly, and will consider all essential requirements.

For International Applicants who require visa application: students are encouraged to obtain any visa acceptance at least 90 days before the program start date. FTG will assist in applicant’s visa application with a formal letter of invitation to the NYC training program.

International Applicants are required to provide a photocopy of passport.  

For International Applicants: if you do not make the full program payment or do not show up at the program without any notification and explanation, FTG Admission Office will notify the USA Immigration Services and USA Department of Homeland Security.

Admission Requirements

The applicants are recommended to have adequate academic, work preparation or professional interest relevant to the intended program of study. The applicants must be at least 21  years old at the time of application unless otherwise stated in the program offering. International students applicants are not required to have taken any English test prior to the program start. However, applicants are expected to comprehend the English language. 

Application Deadlines

It is recommended that you submit your application at least 60 days before the program date starts which you wish to enroll (to ensure sufficient time for visa application and placement confirmation). We will consider completed applications received after the specified deadline as time permits and, if necessary, roll your application over to next entry period.

Notification of Admission Status

Your application to FortuneTimes Group is reviewed after receipt of your completed application and supporting documentation. If any portion of your application needs further action by you, we will notify you via e-mail. As soon as the application is complete, an admission decision will be made, and you will be notified by the Admission Office. Please do not interpret statements made in casual conversation or correspondence with anyone else to mean that you have been fully admitted. The FTG Admission Office is the only office authorized to notify international students of their acceptance to FortuneTimes Group.  

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Course Details

Course: Organizational Communications & Management

Effective communication challenges the leadership of many organizations. Communication builds trust among teams and customers, alike. This course provides an understanding of communication filters and best practices for leaders and managers.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Understand the potential benefits of human resource management activities to an organization’s “bottom line.”
  • Analyze data and draw conclusions regarding your communication style. Use insights to enhance your flexibility. Control this functional turnover, increase net income and profits.
  • Identify ways to improve your listening skills.
  • Understand your role in the flow of communications.Excellent communication is necessary for any professional. You will learn the key techniques for creating communication and management strategies. You will be empowered with the tools to enhance your management presence, build trust, and create effective communications.
Course: Strategic Leadership

The “soft” skills of leadership complement the “hard” skills of management. Both are needed to effectively guide organizations. Management strives to maintain stability and improve efficiency. Leadership, on the other hand, is about creating a vision for the future, designing social architecture that shapes culture and values, inspiring and motivating followers, developing personal qualities, and creating change within a culture of integrity. This course frames leadership skills for the modern world of financial services

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish among various roles leaders play in organizations, including operations roles, collaborative roles, and advisory roles, and where your strengths might best fit.
  • Recognize autocratic versus democratic leadership behavior and the impact of each.
  • Know the distinction between people-oriented and task-oriented leadership behaviors, and when eachshould be most used.
  • Understand how the theory of individualized leadership broadens an understanding of the relationshipsbetween leaders and followers.
  • Describe key characteristics of leaders.Great leaders encourage and help employees stay informed, and be more responsive and proactive. The right set of leadership tools and techniques enable an organization’s strategic direction. Structure and strategy. After this program, you will be able to successfully identify and pursue opportunities when effective leadership is in place.
Course: Using Financial Accounting Information

Financial reporting provides financial information to investors, creditors and company managers, facilitating sound financial decisions. This course reviews financial reporting and the use of financial ratios in performing liquidity analysis, solvency analysis, and profitability analysis.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the qualitative characteristics of accounting information.
  • Explain the concept and purpose of a classified balance sheet and prepare the statement.  Use a classified balance sheet to analyze a company’s financial position.
  • Perform financial statement analyses.
  • Compute and use various ratios to assess liquidity, solvency and profitability.

This program provides a framework of understanding of accounting and financial principles. These principles inform operations and decision-making processes. Interactive discussion encourages analysis of a range of situations in today’s financial landscape.

Tuition, Fees, & Payment

Program Package Price:

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Payment Options

Credit Cards / Wire Transfer / Alipay

Payment Policy 

Student’s enrollment and space in the program is confirmed only after payment has been received. Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice from FTG. Payment can be made by credit card, Alipay, or electronic wire transfers. Student is responsible for any bank transaction fees.

Students are normally expected to register and provide full payment, 2 months before the start of program.  Late registration fee is $250.

Cancellation Policy 

If FTG cancels a program for any reason, FTG will notify each student by e-mail or phone, of the cancellation and make rescheduling arrangements. If a class is not rescheduled, FTG will provide a full refund within 14 days.

FTG will not be responsible for any additional expenses such as refund for airline tickets, Visa fees, or any other cancellation fees.

Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing by sending an email to: admissions@fortunetimesgroup.com.

Cancellation Fees apply, as follows.

Cancellations received 31 days prior to the first day of program will incur a fee of 50% of the registration cost, plus a $250 processing fee. No refund will be issued for cancellations received less than 30 days before the first day of the program.

FTG shall be excused from any delays or failures in performance, caused by reason of any occurrence or contingency beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of war, fire, insurrection, laws proclamations, edits, ordinances or regulations, strikes, lock-outs or other serious labor disputes, riots, earthquakes, floods, explosions or other acts of nature.

Students are entitled to a full refund if the student has received a refusal letter from the American Embassy. In cases where a student Visa application has been declined, all the tuition fees, except the non-refundable payment service fee (to cover any bank or credit card transaction fees), will be refunded to the student, upon receipt of photostatic copies of the rejection letter, along with an application for refund completed by the student, to FTG.

Rescheduling Policy 

FTG cannot guarantee future placement for any student request for rescheduling. Rescheduling fees may apply.

Accommodations

This includes:
  • Shared room accommodation in Manhattan, New York.
  • After-Class Supervision by Counselors.
  • Nighttime Chaperone and Adult Supervision.
  • After-Class Center to Complete Homework Assignments.
  • After Class and Evening Leisure Activities and Interactions with American and other International Students.
  • Free luggage storage pre-check-in and post-check-out. 
Hotel Amenities:
  • Great locations near public transit and major attractions
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free pool table
  • Library and Television rooms Luggage storage
  • Bike storage
  • 24-hour reception
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lobby café
  • Free linens, towels, and soap 

Program Schedule

This program is a custom program. FortuneTimes Group will design a custom program based upon the needs of your organization.