Background

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

Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Venture Capital

Finance

  • Investments

Education

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

Courses

  • BUSFIN 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. Prereq: 3120 (420) or 3220 (620). Not open to students with credit for 4215 (590).

  • BUSFIN 4201 - Financial Data

    How to use relevant accounting information for various applications in finance such as estimating stock and bond prices and free cash flows. Prereq: 3220 (620), AcctMIS 2200 (211), AcctMIS 2300 (212), BusMgt 2320 (330), and 2321 (331); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusAdm 499.01).

  • 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 7200 - Financial Software Applications

    This hands-on course covers the application of financial software tools and financial modeling. Exposure to real world applications used in corporate finance, investment banking, private equity, and asset management. Apply models relating to project analysis, capital budgeting, financial statement analysis, equity intrinsic values, capital structure, portfolio mgmt, leveraged buyouts, and M&A. Prereq: MBA 6223. Priority seating to Finance students.

  • BUSFIN 7215 - Entrepreneurial Finance

    Advanced study of the roles of Angel investing, business plans, and venture capital in entrepreneurial finance. Prereq and concur: MBA 6221 or 6222 (810), or BusFin 6220, or 6221 and 6222. Not open to students with credit for 844 or 846.

  • BUSFIN 7221 - Financial Modeling

    Basic financial modeling techniques in EXCEL. Prereq or concur: MBA 6221, 6222, BusFin 6211, 6212, or 6220. Not open to students with credit for 849.

  • BUSFIN 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. Prereq: 829 or Prereq or concur: 7290. Not open to students with credit for 834.

  • 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 7 completions.

  • MBA 6220 - Finance

    Course covers time value of money, risk and return, investment criteria, capital budgeting, market efficiency, derivatives, and interest rate parity. Prereq: Enrollment in Executive MBA program or Working Professional MBA program; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 810.

  • BUSFIN 4217 - Venture Capital

    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.