Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Instructure Faris Saah at Harvard University
Embark on a thorough exploration of microeconomics with our course, "The Small Picture." Delve into the intricate dynamics that govern individual economic agents and their interactions within markets. From the basics of supply and demand to advanced topics like information asymmetry and global economic impact, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of microeconomic principles. Participants will gain insights into consumer behavior, production, market structures, and the various factors influencing decision-making at the individual and firm levels. Moreover, the course extends to relevant real-world applications, such as environmental economics, innovation, and the challenges faced by developing economies. By the end of the program, participants will be equipped with a nuanced perspective on microeconomic principles and their profound impact on solving real-world problems.
At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.
The Small Picture- microeconomics, by Faris Saah
Faris Saah has over twenty years of experience in the financial services industry. In 2013, he co-founded Avalon Capital Management, a fixed income alternative asset management firm focused on collateralized loan obligations. Prior to founding Avalon, Faris was a managing director and the head of credit research for the United States in the Customized Credit Strategies Unit of GSO Capital Partners LP. He served on both the management committee and investment committee and was responsible for a team of sixteen industry sector analysts. Prior to GSO, Faris was a senior vice president in Pequot Capital Management's long/short and short-only credit hedge funds. Prior to Pequot, Faris had extensive experience as a distressed credit analyst. Finally, Faris held investment banking positions at Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan. Faris graduated cum laude with a BS in industrial engineering and operations research from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and received an MS (with distinction) in management science and finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management where he is currently part of the Sloan master of finance admissions team.
I have spent over 25 years in the leveraged finance and private equity industries. I currently run a financial services advisory firm and teach various Finance/PE courses at Harvard University. Prior to launching Quansoo Partners, I was MD, Head of Credit Research at The Blackstone Group. Prior to Blackstone I spent 10 years in distressed and HY credit investing at Mariner Group and Pequot Capital Management. Prior to joining the buyside, I worked as a Lev Fin/PE banker at Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan.