Marquette University AIM Program

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Marquette University AIM Program

  1. 1. The Applied Investment Management Program Dr. David Krause, AIM Director
  2. 2. APPLIED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM <ul><li>The first undergraduate program to become a CFA Educational Program Partner </li></ul><ul><li>100% internship and job placement rates </li></ul><ul><li>High CFA Level I Exam pass rates </li></ul>
  3. 3. AIM Program Mission Statement <ul><li>The Applied Investment Management program, guided by Marquette University’s Jesuit values, provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to integrate the financial principles they are learning, along with relevant internships and investment experiences, so that they may become proficient and ethical financial analysts. </li></ul>
  4. 4. AIM Program Overview <ul><li>The Applied Investment Management program at Marquette University is one of the few undergraduate programs in investment management </li></ul><ul><li>Students fulfill course requirements which integrate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>financial principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relevant internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>investment experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The International AIM (IAIM) program extends to the global investment community </li></ul><ul><li>The combined AIM/Master of Science in Applied Economics (Financial Economics track) provides a 5-year option for students interested in advanced studies </li></ul>
  5. 5. AIM Program Components <ul><li>Comprehensive academic curriculum centered on the CFA ® Institute's core body of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction from experienced finance and accounting faculty, as well as investment professionals from leading financial institutions </li></ul><ul><li>High-quality summer internships, which will allow students to apply and integrate their academic knowledge in the investment industry </li></ul><ul><li>Fully functional research room, featuring state-of-the-art, hands-on investment technology and information systems </li></ul><ul><li>Three student-managed funds (small cap domestic, international equity and fixed-income) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Timeline of AIM Program 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 AIM concept driven by alumni and students AIM program becomes the world’s first undergrad CFA Program Partner AIM students begin to manage $1 million of equities and fixed income securities 24 students in Class of 2009 enroll in AIM and IAIM New AIM Research Room completed 3 rd AIM Fund added (international equities) 5-year AIM/MSAE (financial services track) plan offered 12 students in Class of 2006 enroll and begin taking AIM courses Int’l CFA Program ‘sister schools’ New Private Equity course ‘ Road Shows’ and Video Conferencing of AIM events and speakers 3 rd Annual AIM Forum held 3 rd ‘Ins and Outs of Wall Street’ held
  7. 7. CFA Institute Educational Program Partner <ul><li>In 2006 Marquette’s AIM Program was the first undergraduate business program selected as a CFA Institute Program Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership delegation requirements: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covers 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CFA Institute Ethical and Professional Standards, among other requirements </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. AIM Research Room <ul><li>Built in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Students work with the same financial tools used by investment professionals (Bloomberg, Thomson, Morningstar, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of the AIM research room: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>quick and easy access to financial data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increased exposure to real-time financial market activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>hands-on experience with tools of the investment trade </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. AIM Internships and Placements <ul><li>1492 Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Accenture </li></ul><ul><li>Allstate Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Alpha Investment Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>American Family Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Artisan Partners </li></ul><ul><li>BNP Paribas </li></ul><ul><li>Bank of America Merrill Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Barclays </li></ul><ul><li>BlackRock </li></ul><ul><li>Broadview Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Calamos Asset Management </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell Newman Asset Mngt </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Market Consultants LLC </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Innovations </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Strategies Group </li></ul><ul><li>Cascade Investments / BGI </li></ul><ul><li>Citigroup Global Markets Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>City of Milwaukee Pension Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Cortina Asset Management </li></ul><ul><li>Cleary Gull </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Suisse </li></ul><ul><li>Deerfield Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Deutsche Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Financial Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Driehaus Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Ennis Krupp + Associates </li></ul><ul><li>Fortress Partners Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Forward Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Francis Investment Counsel </li></ul><ul><li>Gates Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Goldman Sachs </li></ul><ul><li>Grosvenor Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Harris & Associates </li></ul><ul><li>Heartland Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Henderson Global Investors </li></ul><ul><li>JP Morgan </li></ul><ul><li>KLD Research & Analytics Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Lakeview Equity Partners LLC </li></ul><ul><li>Lazard / Agio Goldsmith </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Lightpoint Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Mason Street Advisors LLC </li></ul><ul><li>MBO Cleary Advisors Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>M&I Investment Management </li></ul><ul><li>Mesirow </li></ul><ul><li>Mercer Oliver Wyman Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan Stanley </li></ul><ul><li>Munder Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Oak Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Northwestern Mutual Life </li></ul><ul><li>PNC </li></ul><ul><li>Pennant Management Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Phalanx Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Global Investors </li></ul><ul><li>Relative Value Partners LLC </li></ul><ul><li>Robert W. Baird & Company </li></ul><ul><li>Seizert Capital Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Stark Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Timpani Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>UBS Global Asset Management </li></ul><ul><li>US Bancorp Fund Services </li></ul><ul><li>Wasatch Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Wells Capital Management </li></ul><ul><li>Wells Fargo </li></ul><ul><li>Ziegler & Company </li></ul>
  10. 10. International AIM <ul><li>Marquette University is home to an established and successful International Business Program </li></ul><ul><li>The International Business major consistently attracts some of the college’s top students </li></ul><ul><li>We have strong relationships with partner institutions around the world through our study abroad program which will facilitate the development of IAIM internships abroad </li></ul><ul><li>The IAIM students actively manage an international equity portfolio </li></ul>
  11. 11. For additional information, contact: David S. Krause, PhD Director, Applied Investment Management Program Marquette University Telephone: (414) 288-1457 E-mail: [email_address] Visit the AIM web site at: www.busadm.mu.edu/aim Visit the AIM Blog at: http:// aimprogramblog.blogspot.com

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