Biz New Orleans: How are schools in the region developing new curricula to keep up with new trends, technology, and the changing economy?

Peter Ricchiuti

Peter Ricchiuti, William B. Burkenroad Jr. Clinical Professor and senior professor of practice, was quoted in a Biz New Orleans feature on what schools in the region are doing to keep with new trends and the changing economy.

We have been recognized as having the top teaching method of any experiential learning program in the world. Here, courses include a real-world component. For instance, our courses in hedge fund management and distressed debt end the semester with students presenting their ideas to judges in those fields. Our Darwin Fenner portfolio management course took a few million dollars from Tulane’s endowment fund and these dollars are managed by students in a class.

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