15.453 Finance Research Practicum


Class Info

Bridges theory and practice, providing students with an immersive research and analysis experience during IAP followed by a classroom segment in the first half of spring term. Students work with leading industry practitioners and a diverse cross-section of students on collaborative teams, focusing on topical, real-world finance research questions posed by the practitioners. Teams then deliver a nuanced analysis and report findings, gaining insight and coaching from the experts. Practitioners represent a range of financial institutions, including investment management, hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, risk, and consulting. Examples of project topics include equity and fixed income research, trading, risk analysis, venture capital valuation, private equity due diligence, and fundamental industry analysis. Application required; restricted to MIT students.

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

15.453 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by G. Rao.

Lecture occurs 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-372.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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