Radford SMIPO
Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization | Radford University | Radford, Virginia

Welcome to

Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization (SMIPO)


at Radford University




Welcome to the Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization (SMIPO) website! Our goal is to allow students at Radford University an opportunity to gain practical experience in the management and decision-making processes of a corporate structured organization by participating in hands-on management of the funds of Radford University Foundation’s endowment to the Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization.


Our Education


To enhance the career opportunities available to students by supplying them with a unique academic and business experience.
To provide students with the occasion for hands-on experience in business decision-making.
To acquire a solid foundation in the concepts of portfolio management and securities analysis.
To gain an appreciation of the consequences of economic, social, and political events on the financial markets.
To give students the opportunity to utilize the basic tools of accounting in an organizational setting.
To give students experience in financial reporting in an investment management setting.
To provide students with the experience of developing marketing strategies for various aspects of an organization.
To offer the opportunity to engage in recruiting and other human resource activities.
To develop an appreciation for the complexity of interactions required in an organizational setting.


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