Investment Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations

PADM-GP.4139, 1.5 points.

Semester: Spring


This course is designed to provide state and local government, endowment and foundation staff with a basic understanding of institutional investment management. With the key concepts covered in this class (portfolio construction, the risk and return characteristics of major asset classes, due diligence, investment decision making, and fiduciary responsibility), the student will be equipped to understand the operations of an institution’s investment pool as well as evaluate investment and governance policy issues.



Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2016Nick SmirenskySyllabus
Spring 2015Nick SmirenskySyllabus
Spring 2014Nick SmirenskySyllabus
Spring 2013Nick SmirenskySyllabus
Spring 2012Nick SmirenskySyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Spring 2015Nick SmirenskyEvaluation
Spring 2013Nick SmirenskyEvaluation
Spring 2012Smirensky, NickEvaluation
Spring 2011Smirensky, NickEvaluation
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Smirensky, Nicholas

Weekly Schedule:
Mon Wed - 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Session Dates:
01/04/2016 to 01/20/2016

Bldg:25W4 Room:C-8