Norman Toy

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Professor Toy provides training in corporate finance, valuation, capital markets, financial forecasting and Excel modeling, financial math, accounting, fixed income analytics, and derivatives for investment banking, private banking, commercial banking and investment management clients.  He teaches Advanced Corporate Finance, Debt Markets and Options Markets courses in the MBA and Executive MBA Program at Columbia Business School. He has taught in Columbia's Institute for Not-for-Profit Management since its inception in 1977 and presently is an instructor and faculty facilitator in the Columbia-New York Police Department Police Management Institute. He is Senior Lecturer at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health where he teaches Healthcare Finance.

Professor Toy was educated at the University of Florida where he earned a BA in Mathematics, and the Harvard Business School where he earned an MBA and Doctorate in Managerial Economics (management science and operations research).  He joined the Columbia Business School faculty in 1969.

Dr. Toy's experience includes work with IBM, a year in Oslo, in Norway setting up and teaching in a new management institute, and a seven-year tour as Associate Dean of Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons followed by a year as the Deputy Vice President for Columbia's Health Sciences Division.  From 1983 - 1993 he was also a director and Executive Vice President of the financial counseling firm of Brownson, Rehmus & Foxworth, Inc. He has been a partner in the Riverside Group, a training and consulting partnership, since 1978. He is a founder of Adkins Matchett & Toy, the leading global provider of training, publications and web based learning for the financial services industry.

He has taught in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.  His research interests are in capital markets, valuation and corporate finance.  He is author of articles on finance, marketing and statistics, and Introduction to Financial Math (1998, 2008) and Financial Math for Accounting and Finance (2001) and his more advanced book, Capital Markets Math (2004). He holds a CFA charter.

He is a volunteer for the American Red Cross, CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and the Office of Emergency Management in New Canaan, CT. He is a board member and an active volunteer for the Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut Community Partners which provides pro bono strategy consulting for not-for-profit organizations.