Linda Vincent is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Information and Management department. Prior to joining Kellogg in 1999, Professor Vincent was an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Professor Vincent’s research interests are in the areas of financial reporting and capital markets with a focus on business combinations, divisive restructurings, real estate, pensions, and the informativeness of financial reporting data for securities returns under different information environments and capital structures.
Professor Vincent has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Horizons, and the Journal of Accounting Research. She is an ad hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Real Estate Economics; Review of Accounting Studies; and the Review of Financial Studies.
Professor Vincent was awarded the Faculty Impact Award in 2017; Chairs’ Core Course Teaching Award in 2000; and the Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award in 2001, 2003, and 2007. She received an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Kellogg and a PhD in Accounting from Northwestern University.
**This course was formerly known as FINC-934-0**
Students enrolled in this sequence of courses will manage a portion of the Kellogg School's endowment. The courses will combine investment theory with exposure to leading practitioners. Students will rotate across roles of industry analysts, hedge fund fund-of-funds managers, traders, quantitative analysts, and portfolio managers. Students must take three of the four AMP courses: FINC-456, FINC-457, FINC-458, or FINC-459.
Recommended prerequisite: FINC 431 Finance II or FINC 440 Accelerated Corporate Finance
Co-requisites: Practicum students have the following additional requirements.1) For their first quarter of the practicum, students must have taken or be simultaneously registered for one of the following classes: FINC 442: Financial Decisions; FINC 444: Value Investing; FINC 448: M&As, LBOs and Corporate Restructuring; FINC 463: Security Analysis; FINC 477: Global Entrepreneurial Finance, or ACCT 451: Financial Reporting and Analysis (or have the requirement waived by Professor Vincent). 2) Before graduation: either FINC-950 (Capital Markets) or FINC-465 (Derivative Markets I).
Prior to beginning ACCT 430, students are required to complete a prep course based on their specific academic program.
1Y and MMM students are required to complete this Accounting Essentials Prep Course
2Y students are required to complete this Accounting Essentials Prep Course