Finance Club

Finance Club Leadership

President
Tilesh Patel



Vice President
Jed Goldberg



Vice President
Shumaila Mohammed



BMBAS Events Calendar

October  2014
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Events on October 3, 2014
  • A Day in the Life: PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Professional Consultant/HR Representative
    Starts: 11:30 am
    Ends: October 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: UCBB 522
    Description: Hello Consulting Club Members!

    You are invited to join us for our next event! Details below:

    A Day in the Life: PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Professional Consultant/HR Representative, Friday, October 3, 11:30 am to 1:00 p.m., UCBB 522
    Hear first-hand about consulting as a profession from a local Houston-area former management consultant and HR representative within PwC. Build your consulting network at this well-attended event! Special thanks to co-organizer, Rockwell Career Center.
    Lunch will be served so please RSVP by replying to consulting.club@bmbas.org and reserve your seat today! To cancel an RSVP, 48 hours notice is requested.

    You are receiving this message because you are listed as a member of the Bauer MBA Society Consulting Club. Please reply to consulting.club@bmbas.org if you wish to opt out.

    Thanks so much!

    Kind Regards,

    Angelique Pereira
    President, Consulting Club, Bauer MBA Society
    C.T. Bauer College of Business
    University of Houston
    http://www.bmbas.org
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Events on October 10, 2014
  • Bauer MBA Society Mentor Program Luncheon
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: October 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Buca Di Beppo - 5192 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77005
    Description: Good afternoon mentors,

    I hope you are doing well. I know some of you are travelling or live out of town. However, I wanted to send out the formal invite to the luncheon that I mentioned in the email. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to meet you assigned mentees and to begin building a relationship with them.

    Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 24th so that I can get a headcount to give the restaurants I am considering.

    Thanks and I look forward to meeting all of you.

    Natasha Hooda
    Mentor Vice President, Bauer MBA Society
    C.T. Bauer College of Business
    University of Houston
    http://www.bmbas.org
    832-671-7508
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Events on October 15, 2014
  • MBA Advisory Board Meeting
    Starts: 4:45 pm
    Ends: October 15, 2014 - 5:45 pm
    Location: UCBB 508
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Events on October 23, 2014
  • Consulting Club Industry Networking Happy Hour with Wipro
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: October 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm
    Location: 3rd FLoor, 2303 Smith Street #300 Houston, TX 77006
    Description: Consulting Club Industry Networking Happy Hour, October 23rd - 4:30 to 6:30, location 3rd FLoor, 2303 Smith Street #300 Houston, TX 77006
    Join club members and industry professionals for a networking event. The Consulting Club welcomes Wipro as its guest for this October happy hour. RSVP by Oct. 20 to consulting.club@bmbas.org.
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Events on October 24, 2014
  • Consulting Professionals Panel Discussion: Strategy, Technology, and The Future
    Starts: 11:30 am
    Ends: October 24, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: UCBB 510, Bauer College of Business, University of Houston
    Description: Consulting Professionals Panel Discussion: Strategy, Technology, and The Future, Friday, October 24, 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. location Location: UCBB 510, Univ. Of Houston

    The format of this roundtable will facilitate Q&A and lively discussion about the hottest industry topics in consulting: corporate strategy, technology, change management, and the future! Hear from Houston's senior consultants on what is driving the industry, and where they see it going. Confirmed speakers include :-
    The guest panelists are:

    Rex Yuxing Du, PhD, Associate Professor, Hurley Professor of Marketing, University of Houston Bauer College of Business
    Expertise: corporate strategy and business analytics

    Andy Hines, PhD, Principal, Hinesight Consulting and Professor, University of Houston College of Technology, Strategic Foresight Program
    Expertise: corporate strategy and the future

    Jenifer Kihm, PhD, Managing Director, Operant Management
    Expertise: organizational management consulting

    Keith Kreuer, Principal, RedHouse Associates
    Expertise: technology startup incubator

    Tommy Ogden, Senior Consultant, Enaxis Consulting
    Expertise: technology consulting

    Nihar Parikh, Managing Partner, EPM Intelligence
    Expertise: technology and business analytics consulting

    Email consulting.club@bmbas.org for more information and to RSVP. Interested in sponsoring this event? Email us at consulting.club@bmbas.org.
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About The Finance Club

Who We Are
Our mission is to build a firm foundation between Bauer MBA candidates and the Finance Industry through:

  1. Hosting at least five events a semester.
  2. Conducting educational finance related bootcamps.
  3. Arranging company visits.
  4. Coordinating networking opportunities with finance related groups and societies.
  5. Hosting finance related guest speakers.

For information regarding the Finance Club and to be included on our email distribution for exciting events and activities, please contact: finance.club@bmbas.org

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Scheduled Meeting Dates*:

October 6, 2014

On-Campus Series: Calpine
Location: UCBB 510; Time: 5-6pm
Professional attire is required.

Speakers:
Zumir Rauf, EVP CFO (Bauer Alum)
Stacey Peterson, VP Finance / Treasurer (Head of Calpine’s Rotational Program)
Adam Goldberg, Senior Power Trader PJM

Topics:
Intros and Career Progression
Calpine’s Rotational Program
Q&A

 

November 3, 2014

 On-Campus Series: Surge Ventures
Location: UCBB 510; Time: 5-6pm
Professional attire is required.

 Speakers:
Kirk Coburn, Founder
Hossein Rokhsari Azar, Founder (Former Associate Principal at McKinsey and Company)

 Topics:
Intros and Career Progression
Surge Ventures’ Internship Program
Q&A

 

Other Scheduled Events*:

November 15-16, 2014

On-Campus Series: Wall Street Prep Seminar
The Bauer MBA Society will be hosting Wall Street Prep’s Financial & Valuation Modeling Seminars at the University of Houston on the weekends of November 15-16, 2014 and April 11-12, 2015. Location and Time TBD.

 PROGRAM AGENDA
Day 1 – Saturday, November 15: Oil & Gas Financial Statement Modeling
Day 2 – Sunday, November 16: Oil & Gas Valuation and DCF/NAV Modeling
Day 3 – Saturday, April 11: Oil & Gas Mergers & Acquisitions Modeling
Day 4 – Sunday, April 12: Oil & Gas Trading & Transaction Comps Modeling

 WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND THESE SEMINARS?

  • The seminar enrollment fees represent a 75% educational discount relative to WSP’s corporate training fees
  • Strong resume coverage to help you during this challenging recruiting season
  • Extensive prep materials to ace technical finance questions during interviews
  • Obtain practical financial skill set needed to excel as an Analyst/Associate on the job

 HOW TO REGISTER
Online at http://www.wallstreetprep.com/seminars/111514-university-houston-oil-gas-boot-camp-weekend-series/

COST PER STUDENT
Option 1 – 4 days of live training
$350, which also includes 12-month post-seminar online access to:

  • E-mail based Support Team ($69 value)
  • Crash Course in Excel ($69 value)

 Option 2 –weekend 2 seminar only
$199 for each weekend, which also includes 12-month post-seminar online access to:

  • E-mailed based Support Team
  • Crash Course in Excel

Option 3 – weekend 1 seminar only
$199 for each weekend, which also includes 12-month post-seminar online access to:

  • E-mailed based Support Team
  • Crash Course in Excel

 Questions or comments?
Feel free to contact Matt Blair at mblair@wallstreetprep.com

 

November 4, 2014

Site Visit Series: Stout Risius Ross
Location: Instructions will be provided closer to the event; Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Professional attire is required.

Presentation:
Shishir Khetan, Managing Director of Valuation & Opinions and UH MBA Alum
Other MD’s from various groups of the firm will also be present.

Note: Capacity is limited and you must formally RSVP at finance.club@bmbas.org and be approved in order to attend this event. We strong encourage you to be an active member in the organization if you wish to be a part of this tremendous opportunity.

 

Upcoming Events*:

Site Visit to a local firm— TBD

 

*Note: Location for all events will be disclosed once finalized.