15.439 Investment Management

Class Info

Covers the business of investment management from the perspective of running a successful investment management firm, with an emphasis on studying financial markets, principally equity markets. Covers the three elements required for an investment company to be successful: an effective investment strategy, efficient implementation of the strategy, and handling non-investment activities such as compliance. Emphasizes the first two elements and touches on quantitative investment strategies. Includes a mix of textbook readings, journal articles, and case studies, as well as outside speakers from the finance industry.

This class has 15.401, 15.414, and 15.415 as prerequisites.

15.439 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by M. Rothman.

Lecture occurs 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM on Thursdays in E51-145.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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