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James Scott Fargason

Dr. James Scott Fargason
Senior Instructor
Lee D. & Cynthia C. Bloch Distinguished Professor of Business Law
Department of Finance

LLM, Tulane University - International Law
JD, Louisiana State University
BS Finance, Louisiana State University

 

 

PROGRAM: MBA

 

What do you want your students to take away from your courses?


I would like for my students to take away a broad understanding of law and how it impacts
business decisions.

 

Why did you start teaching?


After teaching for a considerable amount of time as a part time faculty member, I realized it
was my career path.

 

What advice would you give your future students?

 

Pursue your passion and the rest will fall in line.

 

What qualities would make someone particularly successful in the profession in which you teach?


Commitment to excellence, coupled with high degrees of integrity.

 

What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in your profession face today?


Building a successful team with sustained results.

 

Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know.


One thing that my students may not know about me is that I advise companies around the
world on revenue enhancements and cost reductions. I learn a lot from such enagements.
The wonderful result is the ability to bring those experiences back to the classroom.

 

Courses Taught

BADM 7030 - UNDERSTAND FIN INFO
BADM 7060 - ELEMENTS OF COST MGT
BADM 7140 - LEGAL ENVIR BUS I
BADM 7160 - NEGOT/PERS/INFLUENCE
BADM 7170 - INTERNAT MGMT CHALL
BLAW 3201 - BUSINESS LAW
BLAW 4203 - COMM TRANS - ACCTNTS
BLAW 4203 - COMM TRANS-ACCTNTS
FIN 3910 - REAL ESTATE LAW
FIN 7900 - IND STUDY IN FIN