George Pinteris, clinical assistant professor and academic director of the Specialized Master in Finance program, served since 2006 as academic director of Master of Science in Finance at the University of Illinois, where he advised 132 full-time students and implemented an innovative, team-based entry-term curriculum.
He has taught courses in corporate finance at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Pinteris was highly involved in establishing and participating in student academic challenges, including the annual James A. Gentry Case Competition in Corporate Finance and the MSF Investment Challenge.
In addition, he initiated corporate partnerships, post-summer technical training and helped to raise the total number of enrolled students by 45 percent.
Areas of Expertise
- PhD, Economics from the University of Illinois
- MS, Economics from the University of Illinois
- BA, University of Athens
FIN 4213 - Corporate Finance III
Corporate finance theories as they relate to spinoffs, restructuring, and bankruptcy.
FIN 4214 - Corporate Finance IV
A capstone course that allows students to apply their skills and knowledge developed in ealier courses to action-based corporate finance case studies.
FIN 6211 -
Covers topics of time value of money, concepts of risk and return, and investment criteria.
FIN 6212 -
Covers capital budgeting, market efficiency, derivatives, interest rate parity.
FIN 6220 -
Fundamental techniques for financial analysis such as time value of money, risk and return, capital budgeting and investment criteria, financial accounting, and an introduction to financial derivatives.
FIN 6226 -
Action-based course providing students in the Specialized Masters Finance the opportunity to practice analytical and soft skills through working with professionals on finance projects.
FIN 7210 -
Advanced valuation skills and theories and applications in capital structure and security issuance.
FIN 7212 -
Advanced theories of and applications in the areas of corporate control and governance and mergers and acquisitions.
FIN 7213 -
Advanced corporate finance theories and applications in the areas of spinoffs, restructuring, and bankruptcy.
FIN 7214 -
Advanced case studies in corporate finance.