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Finance 933: Asset Management Practicum I
Finance 934: Asset Management Practicum II
Finance 935: Asset Management Practicum III
Finance 936: Asset Management Practicum IV

Students enrolled in this sequence of courses manage a portion of the Kellogg School’s endowment. The courses combine investment theory with exposure to leading practitioners. Students will rotate across roles of industry analysts, traders, quantitative analysts, and portfolio managers. All students are required to take three full quarters of credit in the practicum. For two-year full-time and all part-time students, this consists of FINC 933, plus two quarters from FINC 934, 935 and 936. Students completing the first three quarters of the practicum have the option of registering for the fourth quarter (FINC 936). For one-year full-time students, the requirement consists of FINC 934, 935 and 936

Finance 933: Asset Management Practicum I
Prerequisites for 933: FINC 430: Finance I and FINC 441: Finance II (or FINC 440: Finance I/II).

Corequisites for 933: Students registering for Finance 933 must have taken or be simultaneously registered for FINC 463: Security Analysis.

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Finance 934: Asset Management Practicum II
Prerequisites for 934: FINC 933.
Corequisites for 934: Click here for additional corequisites.


Finance 935: Asset Management Practicum III
Prerequisites for 935: FINC 934 or FINC 933.
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Finance 936: Asset Management Practicum IV
Prerequisites for 936: FINC 934 or FINC 935.

Practicum students have access to a large array of analytical tools and data. The class includes training sessions on Bloomberg, Thomson One, FactSet, MSCI/Barra and Bloodhound.


Related Courses

Portfolio Management:     
FINC-460
FINC-970
  Investments
Empirical Methods in Finance
     
Equity/Firm Valuation:    
FINC-442
FINC-444
FINC-463
  Financial Decisions
Value Investing
Security Analysis
     
Fixed Income:    
FINC-451
FINC-464
  Money Markets and the Fed
Fixed Income Securities
     
Derivatives:    
FINC-465
FINC-467
FINC-483
  Derivative Markets I
Derivative Markets II
Advanced Derivatives
     
Venture Capital/Private Equity:
FINC-445
FINC-471
FINC-915
FINC-939
FINC-931
  Private Equity and Venture Capital
Case Studies in Venture Investment
Venture Lab (V-Lab)
Buyout Lab (B-Lab)
Wall Street, Hedge Funds and Private Equity
     
Tax Strategy:    
FINC-447     Financial Strategy and Tax Planning
     
Real Estate:    
FINC-454
  Real Estate Finance and Investments
     
Financial Reporting:    
ACCT-451
ACCT-452
  Financial Reporting and Analysis
Financial Reporting and Analysis II
     
Sales and Trading:    
FINC-461   Investment Banking
     
Macroeconomics:    
FINC-941   Macroeconomic Policy and Global Capital Markets
     
Statistical Methods/Financial Modeling:
FINC-488
FINC-940
FINC-970
OPNS-450-0
  Econometrics of Financial Markets
Financial Modeling for Leveraged Buyout Transactions
Empirical Methods in Finance
Analytical Decision Modeling on Spreadsheets
     

 

 
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