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Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management

Specialize your financial skills. Find your niche.
Accelerate your career with a Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management.

Mutual Fund Management

Small risk. Big reward.

Manage your career path by learning more about how our curriculum can strengthen your knowledge in the operation of mutual funds.

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Sharpen Your Insight Into How Businesses Succeed Mutual Fund Management knowledge and experience are critical to producing long-term, market-beating returns for investors. Individuals with the knowledge and experience to build a portfolio of assets to accomplish the aims of the mutual fund are highly valued across the globe.

For those already in the mutual fund management industry, but looking to enter a role with more decision making responsibilities, our Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management will help you toward that career goal. Our specialized curriculum is focused on precisely your area of interest.

This program prepares you for roles where you will manage other people’s money. With a deep classroom emphasis on a fund’s investment policy statement and asset allocation plan as well as methods to measure and manage risk, you will learn from respected practitioners with field expertise, real experience in fund management, and strong connections to the field.

Just-in-Time Learning. The Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management is designed to give you training that you can use immediately. The skills you learn in an evening class will be useful to you the next morning at work. At D’Amore-McKim School of Business, you won’t find theoretical training for a theoretical future—you’ll have the opportunity to gain practical, real-world knowledge rooted in the realities of working life.

Study on your own terms. The Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management has been designed with working professionals in mind. Courses are offered on weeknights and Saturdays. You may even take one of our courses online. You can choose to come to campus just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking a heavier course load each semester.

Start your Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management at a time that works for you. You can enter the program in September, January, or May.

Build toward something more. In the Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management, you will gain the core knowledge and skills necessary to carry out essential marketing functions—from branding new products to advertising services and exploring new consumer audiences.

When you are ready to pursue a full graduate degree at D’Amore-McKim—now or in the future—the credits you earn during the certificate program may be applied to eligible master’s programs, including the Part-Time MBA. This is a valuable opportunity to turn your career-enhancing graduate certificate into a more advanced professional credential.

 

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Upcoming Events

February 19, 2019

Everything You Never Knew About a Big 4 Career

Lunch and learn with the Graduate School of Professional Accounting to find out about careers in public accounting firms and how you can get there with our MS Accounting + MBA in just 15 months.  Open to graduating seniors, underclassmen and all majors. 

Registrations and walk-ins are welcome!


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February 20, 2019

Graduate Certificate Webinar - Criando oportunidades para alavancar sua carreira com o programa de curta duração da D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Join Julia Lima, Northeastern’s Country Representative and Recruitment Specialist, to have all of your questions answered about completing your application. We will answer questions, suggest tips and review best practices to ensure that your application is competitive upon submission. We will discuss the entire onboarding process from application to showing up Day 1 to your program. This webinar is delivered in Portuguese and registration is required.


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February 27, 2019

The Leadership Dance: Mind if I Cut In?

Leadership and ownership transition are much like an awkward dance, with both generations asking who should lead.

In real-life, few family businesses formally prepare for transition, which causes the senior and younger generations to not be on the same page. Colliding interests, desires, and timelines can bring up sensitive issues of resistance to change, overconfidence, entitlement, and problems letting go. It seems these mixed signals come down to the younger generation's patience to stay and the senior generation's stubbornness to let go.

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