Advanced Investment Practicum (FIN 871.2)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
FIN 871 01 January 2019 George Tannous
FIN 871 01 September 2018 Susan Milburn
FIN 871 01 January 2018 George Tannous
FIN 871 01 September 2017 George Tannous
FIN 871 01 January 2017
FIN 871 01 September 2016
FIN 871 01 January 2016


This course is designed to give students practical experience in the selection and management of financial assets through managing the funds held in the Investment Account of the Student Managed Portfolio Trust (SMPT). Students will work in groups as Financial Analysts (FAs) to make the ultimate decisions for managing the portfolio of securities. Overall, the activities of each group will include identification, analysis, acquisition, and monitoring of investment securities and making entry and exit decisions. The legal and ethical considerations of investing will be emphasized throughout the training program.

Permission of the department is required.


This course is restricted to students in the M.Sc. in Finance program.


Students can receive credit for only one of COMM 471.3 and FIN 871.3.

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