NBA 5450

NBA 5450

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This course will focus on the fundamental trends under way in the asset management industry. While it will start with an overview of the investment management industry, it will move quickly toward a review of the more recent growth in hedge funds. Given the attention that the investment management industry (not to mention the world at large) has put on hedge funds and the relatively unregulated and secretive nature of the breed, the course will seek to answer the question of what exactly is going on in the industry and where it is going. The intention will be to give students an overview of the hedge fund space from the perspective of what comprises it, who the participants are (managers, investors, support areas, and intermediaries), how hedge funds are assessed and measured both individually and in portfolio, how investors access hedge funds, and what major issues face the industry.

When Offered Fall.

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 15928 NBA 5450   LEC 001

  • ***Open to Non-Johnson Students***. ** S/U or Letter Grade Only - NO AUDITS ALLOWED ** Deadline to Change Grading Option: October 27th Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students August 10th thru September 8th with an additional Add/Drop period beginning October 14th at 8:00am to October 20th at 4:00pm. Non-Johnson Students: October 19th at 8:00am to October 20th 4:00pm. You may add or drop a second-half class after October 20th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after October 27th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees. Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during the enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required.