Educational Workshops at Museum of American Finance, New York
These exciting workshopscan be adpated for sixth form or University students and typically last 45 mins to 1 hr
Banking in America
This classroom lesson, based on the Museum's "Banking in America" Exhibit, will help students understand why banks today are safe places to deposit money, how banks earn profits, why banks are important to the overall US economy and what role the Federal Reserve plays in our banking system.
Financial Markets 1
This 45-minute introductory class covers the capital markets from ancient trade through the present, including stock, bond and commodity markets. In this class students will learn about trade and why countries participate in it, understand that both parties gain from trade, understand how trade has influenced development, and be able to identify different types of markets
How to Analyze a Stock
This classroom lesson will teach students who are new to investigating how to analyze a stock. Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of stocks and the stock market, as well as the ability to go beyond beginner techniques used to pick stocks. By learning the P/E(Price/Earnings) and PEG (Price/Earning/Growth) ratios, students will learn the basics of how to apply research data in determining if a stock price is considered "fair".
Your Money and Your Success
This course demonstrates for students why being financially savvy helps them gain a competitive advantage in the workplace and in life. Topics include practical information about banking, budgeting, credit and building financial disciplines that prepare young people for managing their money as they enter the working world.
Other popular options include;
• Finance Changes China
• History of Derivatives
• Money: A History
• Open Outcry: Trading Then and Now
• Secret Life of Money