Course Description

BUSINESS F701
Alternative Investments and Portfolio Management

This course introduces students to a wide range of alternative investments, including hedge funds, private equity, commodities, real estate, and infrastructure. Students are also provided with a deep, cutting-edge treatment of modern hedge fund investment strategies as well as a rigorous analysis of the practical portfolio management process. This course is highly recommended for any student considering a career in investments, portfolio management, corporate finance, investment advisory services, or the broader financial industry.  Students pursuing the CFA designation are strongly urged to take this course.

For more information, please contact Adeel Mahmood at amahmoo@mcmaster.ca.

  • Prerequisite: F600 OR F650

Course Offerings

Winter 2021

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Winter 2020

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Winter 2019

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