Events of interest to area business students will be held in October and November at Berkeley's Haas School of Business and Loyola University's School of Business Administration in Chicago.
On Oct. 2, the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, will hold a panel discussion on "How I Became a Quant," says eFinancialCareers Correspondent Swaroop K. Yalla, a financial engineering graduate student at the school.
The forum is designed to give students a glimpse of quantitative finance through the eyes of five professionals. The program begins at 6 p.m. in the Haas Building's Anderson Auditorium, 2220 Piedmont Ave., Berkeley. It will be followed by a reception at 7:30. Details and registration by clicking here.
In Chicago, Loyola's School of Business Administration will present "Hedge Funds: Heroes or Hooligans" on Oct. 4, writes our correspondent John Wong, who is president the school's Investment Banking & Financial Markets Club. The event will feature speakers from the London School of Economics, Mesirow Financial, Stark Investments and the Milken Institute. It will run from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. at 820 N. Michigan Avenue, 13th Floor.
On Nov. 4, the club will present "Gaining a Competitive Advantage for your Career in Finance," from 12 - 6:30 p.m. on the 15th floor of 25 East Pearson. The agenda includes speakers from Michael Page International, UBS, Lehman Brothers, Morningstar and William Blair & Co.
Details on the club's events by clicking here