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Introduction to Hedge Funds

Gain an understanding of different hedge fund strategies, discover why hedge funds have become so popular, and recognize what to look for when evaluating a potential hedge fund investment. Hear directly from some of the most renowned hedge fund managers in the world about how they started in the industry and what has made them successful. Past speakers have included John Paulson, Marc Lasry, Mark Kingdon, Barry Rosenstein, Paul Leff, Bruce Richards, and Paul Roth. The course covers all the essentials that are necessary for understanding the hedge fund space, including best due diligence practices when investing in a hedge fund and the legal aspects of hedge funds. Understand who can invest in hedge funds, how funds are marketed, who can launch a hedge fund and why, what is involved in creating a new fund, and how hedge funds prosper in both up and down markets. Previous hedge fund disasters and hot-button legal and regulatory issues also are covered.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of different hedge fund strategies
  • The ability to recognize what to look for when evaluating a potential hedge fund investment

Ideal for

  • Students interested in a career in hedge funds
  • Professionals seeking to gain an understanding of different hedge fund strategies

1 section

  • Summer 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 5 - Jul 10
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      6:00PM-9:30PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      3
    • Faculty

      Bassin, William
    • Location

      Woolworth Building
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    • Section

      2
    • Semester

      Spring 2018
    • Date

      Feb 27 - Mar 27
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      6:00PM-9:30PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      3
    • Faculty

      Bassin, William
    • Location

      Norman Thomas Center
    Tuition $425