Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The course us more practical to the real world of finance an modelling. It equips the learner with the knowledge of computer softwares in reations to economic variables an financial management
I learnt on how to use various computer softwares in analyzing various macroeconomic variables. Some of the softwares learnt include STATA and EVIEWS software. I also learnt on how to do report presentation using powerpoint and preparing financial statements using MS EXCEL. Besides using computer software, i was able to understand the significance of using models and their importance to the management of big institutions. We reviewed the models used in World Bank (The World Bank Minimum Revised Standard Model) and the IMF Financial Programing Model among others.
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Advice for students:
In order to succeed in this course, one has to take alot of time reviewing the application of the softwares and do alot of research on the same. The course involves alot of the theory therefore, thorough revision is required in order to excel in this course. Above all, commitment towards success and sound skills in computer packages are some of the basic requirements towards excelling in this course.