Events


April 2013 

·         Hedge Fund Manager Mohnish Pabrai April 2, 2013

Mohnish Pabrai is the Managing Partner of the Pabrai Investment Funds. Since inception in 1999 with $1 million in assets under management, the Pabrai Funds has grown to $500+ Million in assets under management. The funds invest in public equities utilizing the Munger/Buffett Focused Value investing approach. Since inception, the funds have widely outperformed market indices and most investment managers. A investment in Pabrai Funds at inception in 1999 would have been worth 6x as of 2012 after fees and expenses Pabrai was the Founder/CEO of TransTech, Inc. - an IT Consulting and Systems Integration company. Founded in his home in 1990, Pabrai bootstrapped the company to over $20 Million in revenue when it was sold in 2000. TransTech was recognized as an Inc. 500 company in 1996. Pabrai has been profiled by Forbes and Barron’s and appeared frequently on CNN, PBS, CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio. He has been quoted by various leading newspapers including USA Today, Th!
  e Wall Street Journal and The Times of India. He is the author of two books on value investing, The Dhandho Investor and Mosaic: Perspectives on Investing. Pabrai is the winner of the 1999 KPMG Illinois High Tech Entrepreneur award given by KPMG, The State of Illinois, and The City of Chicago. He is an active Member of the Young President's Organization (YPO). He is the Founder and Chairman of the Dakshana Foundation (
www.dakshana.org).  

 

March 2013 

·         Mergers & Acquisitions and Leverage Buyout Modeling Course at  Fulton Hall room 130 March 23&24, 2013  

This intensive 2-day weekend seminar is led by former investment bankers with applied expertise in M&A and LBO modeling methodologies, and bridges the gap between academics and the real world to equip students with the hands-on practical financial skills that they will need to excel during the recruiting process and on the job. Full details about this event can be found at: http://www.wallstreetprep.com/programs/details.php?package_id=240#.UOx4mm9JPSE

 

December 2012 

·         Financial & Valuation Modeling Course at  Fulton Hall room 130 December  1&2, 2012

This intensive 2-day weekend seminar is led by former investment bankers with applied expertise in financial and valuation modeling methodologies, and bridges the gap between academics and the real world to equip students with the hands-on practical financial skills that they will need to excel during the recruiting process and on the job. Full details about this event can be found at: http://www.wallstreetprep.com/programs/details.php?package_id=240#.UGSo19ZmTl-

November 2012 

·         Bloomberg Training at  Bloomberg's office November  16, 2012 This course will cover:

1. Understanding how information is organized on Bloomberg
2. The Bloomberg Keyboard
3. The HELP Functions
4. The Message Functions

When finished with this session you will understand the logic of the system and be able to more effectively navigate the screens.


Second session:

This session will focus on the NEW Bloomberg API for Excel. This tool allows you download Bloomberg data into Microsoft Excel and has recently been enhanced so that it is easier to use and more flexible. We will cover an example of how to use the Import Data tool as well as detail the more flexible and customizable Bloomberg formulas. Formulas to be covered include BDP, BDH and BDS. Several sample spreadsheets will also be demonstrated. These sheets are available for you to download via {DAPI<GO>} to give you a head start on using this new functionality. The suite of other Bloomberg Data Products including Data License, Server API and BPipe will also be introduced.