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Student Experience - SMIF


Real-World Experience

Go beyond textbooks and learn the art of investing.

Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, this course provides valuable, real-time experiential learning in securities analysis and portfolio management. While participating in the program, students gain a greater knowledge of investment topics and theories, as well as commonly used financial databases and decision-making software. 

Students acquire valuable skills in the areas of research, investing, portfolio management, and the dynamics of equity markets that will make our students more competitive in the financial job market.

Students are able and encouraged to take the class for several consecutive semesters, gaining new responsibilities and positions each term. Student positions range from analysts to fund managers to portfolio managers, as well as accountants and economists. 

Course Number: FIN-576 (Student Managed Investment Fund)
Prerequisite: FIN-469 or FIN-672 and permission of instructor


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