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David T

- Research Program Mentor

MBA Master of Business Administration


Entrepreneurship, Business creation, Corporate leadership, Stocks, Financial literacy, Historical topics on business, Investing, Evolution of nutrition,

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

What happened to the largest company in the world? The Dutch East India Trading Company

Scholarly paper discussing the fall and demise of one of the largest companies in the world, the Dutch East India Trading Company. The goal of the history paper a student writes is for self fulfillment, for learning, and to submit and be published in the Concord Review. -Hypothesis led approach to writing -Originating primary and secondary sources -Translating primary and secondary sources -Academic citations -Analysis of sources

Investment Strategies for Financial Freedom or FIRE

A hands on project that will allow the student to understand and deep dive into the fundamentals of capital markets in the United States. The student will not only write a paper, but also create a strategic action plan that dictates the actions to take in order to maximize returns on capital. The following skills and concepts will be learned and applied: -Brokerage Accounts -Stock Picking -Mutual Funds and ETFs -Hedge Funds and PE Funds -Capital Gains and Taxes -Retirement Accounts and Tax Advantaged Accounts -Advanced Research (Fama French model vs. Cap M) -Income budgeting

Launching and Leading a Start Up

Launch your own company and officially register the business as well as develop the skills to grow it into an enterprise. This project will go over and result in the following deliverables being completed: -Business and LLC creation and registration -Receiving the business Tax ID -Creating a business website -Launching Facebook Advertisement Campaigns -A/B development and refines of Facebook Ads -Operations management -Scaling for the future -Fundraising

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