Daniel Oglevee

Professor Oglevee is the Academic Director of the Fisher Executive MBA Program. He teaches in the Executive MBA and both Graduate and Undergraduate programs.  His courses include venture capital, private equity, financial modeling, corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, futures and options, investments and personal finance. He also teaches specialized classes within Fisher College’s Executive Education program including International courses in India.

Professor Oglevee has managed various Domestic student programs in Silicon Valley and New York as well as International based programs in London, Brussels, India, China, Hong Kong SAR and Africa. He is a faculty advisor for various case competition teams and teaches a variety of networking/interviewing seminars to help students prepare for Consulting and Wall Street case interviews.

Professor Oglevee is the recipient of numerous teaching awards.  Working Professional MBA classes at Fisher have chosen him for their Outstanding Faculty Award for best Elective Professor in both 2014 and 2013. He has also received the Undergraduate Program Teaching Award for Faculty Excellence multiple times as well as The Ohio State University Annual Career Services Award. In 2014, he was awarded the Pace Setter’s Teaching Award, the highest honor for teaching at Fisher, for sustained excellence in teaching.

Prior to teaching, Professor Oglevee was an entrepreneur within the wireless sector and spent three years in venture capital and nine years on Wall Street holding positions at Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Oppenheimer.  He consults regularly with early stage management teams on financing, valuation and business plan development to assist companies in becoming "Venture Ready."

Professor Oglevee received both an MBA in Finance and a BS in Production Operations Management from The Ohio State University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Financial Modeling
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Investments and Personal Finance


  • MBA, The Ohio State University
  • BS, The Ohio State University

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Pace Setters - Daniel Westerbeck Graduate Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2014 Best Elective Instructor in the MBA for Working Professionals Program
  • 2013 Best Elective Instructor in the MBA for Working Professionals Program
  • 2011 Fisher College of Business Undergraduate Program Teaching Award
  • 2010 The Ohio State University Annual Career Services Award
  • 2005 Fisher College of Business Undergraduate Program Teaching Award
FIN 3290 - Foundations of Entrepreneurial Finance

Considers financial challenges facing entrepreneurs, including framing the issues, writing business plans, developing financial strategies, and structuring deals; for non-finance majors.

FIN 4201 - Financial Data

How to use relevant accounting for various applications in finance such as estimating stock and bond prices and free cash flows.

FIN 4215 - Entrepreneurial Finance

The roles of business plans, Angel Investors, and venture capital in private firms.

FIN 7215 - Entrepreneurial Finance

Advanced study of the roles of Angel investing, business plans, and venture capital in entrepreneurial finance.

FIN 7221 - Financial Modeling

Basic financial modeling techniques in EXCEL.

FIN 7291 - Enterprise Risk Management II

An Action-based Graduate level course. Students apply theories of risk management, hedging strategies, and value at risk to cases.

FIN 7521 - Building Financial Models

Advanced topics in financial modeling in EXCEL.

BA 3100 - Business Case Analysis and Presentation

Perspectives, disciplines and skills necessary for success in the role of a business analyst as defined by careers within venture capital, investment banking and strategy consulting.





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    Department of Finance
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
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    Columbus, OH 43210