Real Students. Real Money. Real Stocks. Real Results. A hands-on learning experience like no other.

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A One-of-Kind Opportunity at Wichita State

Welcome to the Barton School of Business's Erin and Kyle Cummings Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF), where the world of finance and academia come together to grow aspiring financial professionals. Founded in 2023, our SMIF was created with the idea of giving students a hands-on experience with equity analysis and portfolio management. As an ambitious and forward-thinking initiative, our SMIF empowers students to develop practical skills and gain real-world experience in managing a diversified portfolio. Through meticulous research, analysis, and strategic decision-making, our dedicated team of student investors navigates the dynamic landscape of financial markets, aiming to generate profitable returns and create lasting value. Join us on this exhilarating journey as we blend theory with practice, fostering a nurturing environment for learning, collaboration, and investment success.