Finance and Investment Events

Carreers in investment banks: sales and trading

October 18th

Zoom Webinar

Join us virtually as we chat with Arian Nazar, vice president of Morgan Stanley


Carreers in investment banks: sales and trading

Septem,ber 29th,, 4-5pm

Zoom Webinar

Join us virtually as we chat with Arian Nazar, vice president of Morgan Stanley


Finance 101: Carreer in finance

May 17th, 2021, 3pm-4pm

Zoom Webinar

Come and meet Dhatrpriya Nallacheruvu


Seed Deals: How to grow from Start-up to Venture Capitals

March 9 2021 5pm-6pm

Zoom Webinar

Participate in a "Chalk talk" with David Willbrand


Financial 101: To PhD researcher to entrepreuneur

Jan 27, 2021 4-5 ppm

Zoom Webinar

Learn how to lauch your business idea and receive VC funding for your company


Careers in Finance: Private Equity

Dec. 9, 2020 5-6:30pm

Zoom Webinar

Join us for an insightful session about regarding private equity


Careers in Finance: M&A transaction advisory

Nov.25, 2020 5-6:30pm

Zoom Webinar

Explore a carreer in mergers and acquisition


Careers in Finance: Equity Research

Nov. 10, 2020 5-6:30

Zoom Webinar

Join us for an insightful session about a career in as Equity Analyst


Carreers in investment banks: sales and trading: Fixed income

Oct. 12, 2020 6-7:30pm

Zoom Webinar

Join us for an insightful session about the trading floor : Please Register Here


Personal Finance Part: Retail investing in today's complex environment

Oct. 28, 2020 6-7:30pm

Zoom Webinar

Join us to learn more about investing on your own


Carreers in Investments Banks: Sales and Trading

Sept. 30, 2020 6-7:30pm

Zoom Webinar

Please Register Here


MedTech Lecture - How to Start A MedTech Company?

Jun. 18, 2020 8:30-9:30pm

Zoom Webinar

MedTech start ups are on the frontline of innovation to meet the continuously increasing demand for better healthcare. In this talk, we have the pleasure to invite Dr. Patrick Anquetil, a serial entrepreneur and current CEO of Portal Instruments, to share his 20 years of experience in MedTech. Patrick will discuss how to start a MedTech company, and lead the company through difficult times.


Finance & Investment Careers in Finance Part III: Asset Management

Apr. 20, 2020

Zoom Webinar


Finance & Investment Careers in Finance Part III: Hedge Funds

Mar. 12, 2020 6-8pm

Harvard Main Campus


Careers in Finance Part II: The Big Four Accounting Firms

Feb. 19, 2020, 7-8pm

Harvard Main Campus


Personal Finance Part I: Portfolio Balance and Risk Management

Jan. 30, 2020, 6-8pm

Harvard Main Campus


Careers in Finance Part I: Investment Banking

Nov. 12, 2019, 6-8pm

Harvard Main Campus


Real Estate Discussion Panel

Oct. 22, 2019, 6-8p

Harvard Main Campus


How to Leverage Your PhD in Finance?

April 16, 2019, 6-8pm

Harvard University CGIS Knafel Building K050

Every year (usually in the spring) the Harvard GSAS Business Club offers this Finance Skills Workshop. This program begins with an introduction to quantitative analysis in finance. Dr. Hladik discusses what it means to be a “quant”, as well as review the statistical and econometric background that is important for many quantitative roles. Finally she describes how statistical and econometric concepts can be applied to risk management and trading.

Dr. Hladik also be discusses how one can leverage training from their PhD or graduate school degree to pursue a career in finance.

Finance Skills Workshop

Alumna Instructor: Karen Hladik, Ph.D. ’84, Business Economics

Karen Hladik has had a long and successful career in the financial industry, focusing on quantitative modeling and portfolio analytics in equity markets. Karen has a unique perspective on how one can apply one’s Ph.D. in a variety of corporate, consulting, and financial positions. She is currently a member of the GSAS Alumni Association Council and a director of Harvard University’s Alumni Association.


2019 Jargon Jungle Workshop

March 26, 2019, 6-8pm

Harvard University CGIS Knafel Building K050

Are you interested in pursuing a finance-related career and learning more about the common and esoteric vocabulary of options and risk management?

Every year the Harvard GSAS Business Club offers the Jargon Jungle Workshop. This interactive program, led by Karen Hladik (PhD '84) will help you better understand how to effectively use the terminology in the stock market and financial industry.

Dr. Hladik also be discusses how one can leverage training from their PhD or graduate school degree to pursue a career in finance.

Jargon Jungle Workshop, Overview of Financial Asset Classes & An Introduction to the Vocabulary of the Stock Market

Alumna Instructor: Karen Hladik, Ph.D. ’84, Business Economics

The financial industry is notorious for its own language, from commonplace stocks (“equities”) and bonds (“fixed income”) to the more esoteric vocabulary of options and risk management. This workshop will cover some of the basic terminology used in the stock market, including:

  • “Assets” and “asset classes”
  • Variations on “common stock”, including “options”, “futures”, and “shorting”
  • Portfolio “risk” and “return” measures
  • Trading terminology

Included in this workshop is a glossary of financial terms.

Karen Hladik has had a long and successful career in the financial industry, focusing on quantitative modeling and portfolio analytics in equity markets. Karen has a unique perspective on how one can apply one’s Ph.D. in a variety of corporate, consulting, and financial positions. She is currently a member of the GSAS Alumni Association Council and a director of Harvard University’s Alumni Association.