Finance Lab

Walsh’s state-of-the-art finance lab is a real-world business solutions center. You’ll get hands-on experience with the latest technology, research tools, and databases to help you solve problems found both inside and outside the classroom.

The finance lab features a full-color LED ticker with a continuous live feed of current stock prices, an interactive Rise Market Wall with global financial market data, and dual-screen Bloomberg terminals to analyze business information.


Hands-On Experience

You’ll work with the most current software, tools, and technology being used in the financial industry.

Real-World Business Solutions

As a Walsh student, you’ll have access to research tools and databases that benefit your study in accounting, economics, financemanagementmarketing, and more.

A Network of Support

A knowledgeable faculty sponsor and student lab assistants are available to provide support for student research, homework assignments, and training or certification courses.

Free Training and Certification

Walsh students and alumni have access to e-learning courses and certifications that utilize the Bloomberg Terminal and other industry technologies.

Free E-learning Courses

Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC)

  • 10 hour self-paced e-learning course
  • Four core concept modules – Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, and Equities
  • Certificate provided upon successful completion
  • Available on any Bloomberg terminal – bring your headphones

FactSet Knowledge Base

  • 40 hours of self-paced web-based content
  • Learn to use Excel for Financial Modeling
  • Chapters end with quiz questions to test understanding
  • Certificate provided upon successful completion
  • Available to any active Walsh student (see a Finance Lab assistant to obtain FactSet login)

Finance Lab FAQs

The lab is open from 3-9 PM Monday – Thursday, Friday – Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM.

The finance lab is open to all students and alumni.

The finance lab opened on January 9, 2013.

The finance lab has Bloomberg, FactSet and SPSS.

Yes, the software can be accessed in the Troy campus library.  FactSet software can be accessed via the internet by currently-enrolled Walsh College students.  Please see a Finance Lab assistant for further information.

Please stop by the Finance Lab and ask to speak to a Finance Lab assistant.

Build Your Connections

The Walsh Investment Club offers opportunities to network with peers, faculty, and industry professionals at exclusive events:

  • Guest speaker panels
  • Professional skills-building workshops
  • Behind-the-scenes company tours


Thank you for your interest in donating to the Walsh College Finance Lab. Your donation will positively affect the aspirations of students by continuing to expand educational resources at Walsh College, giving them the experience they need to be successful in the financial industry.

To donate, contact Jacqueline Garner at 248-823-1289.