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."

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Investments


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


  • BUSFIN 4215 - Entrepreneurial Finance

    The roles of business plans, Angel Investors, and venture capital in private firms. Prereq: 4211 and 4221. Not open to students with credit for 590.

  • BUSFIN 7215 - Entrepreneurial Finance

    Advanced study of the roles of Angel investing, business plans, and venture capital in entrepreneurial finance. Prereq: MBA 6223, concur: BusFin 7210, 7220, or 7230; or enrollment in SMB-Finance program.

  • BUSFIN 7221 - Financial Modeling

    Basic financial modeling techniques in EXCEL. Prereq: MBA 6223, or BusFin 6211, 6212, or 6220.

  • BUSFIN 7521 - Building Financial Models

    Advanced topics in financial modeling in EXCEL. Prereq: Enrollment in KAIST program. Not open to students with credit for 849.

  • BUSFIN 7800 - Advanced Topics in Finance for EMBA

    Advanced topics in finance for students in the Executive MBA Program. Prereq: Enrollment in EMBA program. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is progress graded.

  • BUSFIN 4217 - Private Financing (i.e. VC & PE)

    This course provides a comprehensive look into the inner workings of Venture Capital along with the various skill sets required of first year analysts. The class will include case studies and class discussions augmented by lectures from industry experts. Prereq: 4211 and 4221.

  • MBA 6260 - Global Environment of Business-EMBA

    Political, economic, social and technological forces shaping today's global business environment. Prereq: Enrollment in Executive MBA program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 820.

  • BUSFIN 4998 - Undergraduate Research in Finance

    Undergraduate research in finance for non-honors students. Prereq: BusAdm 2291 (499), and Jr standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is progress graded.