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Investment Management

At Fisher College of Business, we prepare our talented MBAs to compete for sought-after positions in the investment management world. Here they prepare to get and succeed in careers in the rapidly developing financial services industry, where they play key roles in mutual fund companies, commercial banks, investment banking firms, securities brokerages, insurance companies, pension funds, and real estate development firms.

On their way to become leading investment research associates, investment banking associates, or asset or hedge fund managers, our MBAs are prepared by our outstanding faculty, each of whom are well known for their academic contributions to the development of the field of investment management and their practical experience in business outreach.

Featured Faculty

Ingrid Werner

Ingrid Werner
Finance

Prior to coming to Fisher, Professor Ingrid Werner taught at Stanford business school for a number of years. Originally from Sweden, she has been a visiting scholar at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ and presently serves on the academic advisory board at Morgan Stanley & Co.

Professor Werner's investment managment class is very popular among Fisher MBA students, and her European origins bring a unique perspective to global finance and investment management topics.

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Lu Zhang

Lu Zhang
Finance

Professor Lu Zhang is a specialist on asset pricing and serves as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Expanding efficient markets hypothesis and new classical macroeconomics, his research elaborates a unified conceptual framework that deepens our understanding of the driving forces behind the cross-sectional variation of expected stock returns. He joined Fisher after previously teaching at the University of Michigan and the University of Rochester.

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