Darwin Brown

Darwin Brown

Instructor of Finance

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432 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

darwinb@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988

Positions Held

  • Instructor of Finance, Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present

Grants

  • Grant - Center for Professional Responsibility, Center for Professional Responsibility, 2020 to present

Current Courses

  • Personal Wealth Management (FIN 435) Studies personal wealth management techniques with an emphasis on life insurance products; covers life insurance policies, annuities, trusts, buy-sell arrangements, investing in stocks, bonds and mutual funds, banking and barrowing, purchasing residential and commercial real estate, income and estate taxation and management of personal financial portfolio.

  • Wealth Management (FIN 535) This course studies personal wealth management techniques with an emphasis on life insurance products; covers life insurance policies, annuities, trusts, buy-sell arrangements, investing in stocks, bonds and mutual funds, banking and borrowing, purchasing residential and commercial real estate, income and estate taxation and management of personal financial portfolio. The course also allows students to build a wealth management plan based on a case scenario.

  • Cases Wealth Management (FIN 580) Lectures and discussions relating to new areas of interest. See class schedule for topics and prerequisites.

  • MSF Practicum (FIN 580) Lectures and discussions relating to new areas of interest. See class schedule for topics and prerequisites.

  • Wealth Management (FIN 580) Lectures and discussions relating to new areas of interest. See class schedule for topics and prerequisites.

  • Practicum (FIN 583) A semester-long, typically corporate-sponsored, team project for MSFE and MSF students that is usually completed by the end of the third semester of study. The goals of the Practicum are: a) to use learned or new tools on real world projects of interest to the corporate sponsor; b) to replicate as closely as possible the environment of the working world where students will soon find themselves employed; c) to work cohesively with other members of a team so as to efficiently produce the desired project results; and d) to be able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, which may include the sponsor and/or co-workers.

Contact

432 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

darwinb@illinois.edu

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