Investment management is a complex and challenging discipline to master, even for experienced financial professionals. This concentration is tailored to provide students with the strategic, technical and analytical skills they need to transition into investment management from another profession or improve their opportunities for advancement.
A Comprehensive Curriculum
As any financial professional knows, markets are nothing if not volatile. Investment managers are tasked with not only anticipating changes in the global economy that could adversely affect their clients’ portfolios, but also knowing how to identify and adapt to these changes quickly. With this in mind, the Investment Management concentration places significant emphasis on empirical analysis and theoretical evidence.
During the course of the program, students will learn more about the risks and potential rewards of various investment strategies, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of different types of financial securities. Students delve into a wide range of topics, including security analysis and portfolio management, capital markets, sales and trading, and private wealth management.
Investment Management students graduate with the technical and analytical skills necessary to make good investment decisions and a greater understanding of the paradigms associated with financial securities in today’s markets.
MBA@UNC enables professionals to tailor their educational experience by selecting any combination of available elective courses. Recommended elective courses for the Investment Management concentration are: