IE Business School would like to invite you, next Wednesday 28th of August, to our next  Virtual Master Class, on our Finance Master Programs. As part of a series of Virtual Master Classes that focus on current financial topics, this session is aimed at giving prospective candidates, who are unable to  visit our Madrid campus, the opportunity to experience a finance class at IE.

IE Business School is regarded as one of the world’s leading schools by the most internationally renowned graduate education rankings, including Financial Times (ranked IE Master in Finance 3rd worldwide), The Economist, and The Wall Street Journal.


Virtual Master Class
“Preparing Yourself for the Next Bubble”
Wednesday 28th of August 13:00 hrs Madrid Local Time

Professor and Director, Investment Game, IE Business School
PhD in Behavioral Finance
CFA Charterholder


“If you have invested in the stock market or worked at a public company from 1998 through 2012 you have experienced two large bubbles and the aftermath of their bursts. Bubbles can have long lasting and spectacular effects on businesses and individuals. Learning about these and other bubbles may help your firm better prepare for the next burst, which may include the ending of US quantitative easing and its impact on emerging market capital flows.”

Master Class Objectives;

  • List the steps to bubbles
  • Describe the relationship of financial markets and bubbles
  • Learn how government policies impact bubbles
  • Analyze past and present bubbles


Kevin Spellman since 1993, performed investment research and managed pension fund (State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio) and mutual fund (CUNA Mutual) assets using a variety of investment approaches. Former titles include analyst, portfolio manager, and director of research. Consultant in asset pricing, behavioral finance, and quantitative investments, and for firms such as Accenture and ISI Group (top firm for macro/strategy). Since 2000, taught investments and various areas of finance and forensic accounting at several reputable universities in the US and Europe. Director of very rigorous investment program at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. PhD in behavioral finance from Durham University (UK)(2009), MS Finance from University of Wisconsin-Madison (1994), BS Finance from University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (1992), and CFA Charterholder (1997).