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FIRE 491. Managing an Investment Fund

Credits: 1
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Students manage an actual investment fund for the University Foundation, acting as security analysts, investment advisers, and portfolio managers.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a theoretically-sound set of management objectives for the fund.
2. Collaborate on the development of appropriate asset allocations for the fund's investments.
3. Examine relevant macro-economic and market trends in the current security marketplace.
4. Perform security analysis in the process of filling the fund allocations.
5. "Distinguish between theory and practice and develop intellectually through ""Experiential Learning""."

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