UC Berkeley Haas School of Business Fisher Investments

Practical Topics in Investment Management

University of California, Berkeley - Spring 2012


UC BerkeleyWant to know what happens inside a money management firm?

Looking to learn from real life examples?

Interested in an instructor who works full-time in investing?

Practical Topics in Investment Management will teach you how to apply investment theory to the real world. You’ll learn the basics of portfolio management, how the investment process works, market forecasting techniques, securities analysis and selection, trading, and much more!

The course is available to UC Berkeley students and taught by the professionals at Fisher Investments, a multi-billion dollar global investment management firm headquartered in the Bay Area. The company has over 25 years experience in the investing world for both large institutions and individual investors.

Lecturer Michael Hanson is the author of five books including the stock market investing book, 20/20 Money. Hanson is also a managing editor and columnist at MarketMinder, and writes the Investing IQ blog. He is a Research Manager at Fisher Investments and previously worked at Bear Stearns & Co. as a Corporate Finance Analyst in the Global Technology Group.