CS 007: Personal Finance for Engineers is a new course being offered during the 2017-8 academic year at Stanford University.
CS 007 is an introduction to the fundamentals and analysis specifically needed by engineers to make informed and intelligent financial decisions. The course focuses on actual industry-based financial information from technology companies and realistic financial issues. Topics include: behavioral finance, budgeting, debt, compensation, stock options, investing and real estate. No prior finance or economics experience required.
The course is led by Adam Nash, who is serving as Adjunct Lecturer for the quarter.
Adam Nash graduated from Stanford with BS & MS degrees in Computer Science, with an emphasis in Human-Computer Interaction. He also holds an MBA from Harvard.