The instructor reserves the right to dismiss anyone from the course who does not meet the guest speaker code of conduct, confidentiality and or suitability requirements.
Final Presentation—Investment Challenge Contest
Seminar attendees present a stock or business that fits Berkshire's acquisition criteria. The Investment Challenge Contest is open to all participants of the Genius class and may include a privately held or public company located anywhere in the world.
Repeating the Course
Many learners have decided to repeat the program in order to:
- Better understand Buffett’s purchase decisions of actual stocks and businesses by using the same investment data.
- Listen to new perspectives from guest speakers.
- Participate in the Investment Challenge Contest
- Meet and interact with Buffett followers from across the globe
Laptops are permitted in class; however, no recording devices are allowed. Out of respect, we ask that participants close their electronic devices when guest speakers hold their question and answer sessions. For your convenience, each desk has power with an easy plug in; the classroom suite is equipped with WiFi and executive adjustable chairs.
The course includes a variety of guest speakers including Buffett CEOs, Berkshire subsidiary employees, authors and investment managers.
Course topics may change depending on speaker availability. This popular ‘Professor for the Day’ series offers a contrast between the practical, real-world business experiences and the typical and widely held academic theories.
Guest Speaker Code of Conduct: Electronic device use, individual autograph and photo requests along with private gifts and messages to guest presenters is strictly forbidden.
This course is carefully designed for private investors of all ages and backgrounds, as well as professional investment managers.
The program is not well suited for get-rich quick schemers, investment promoters, investing trainers, day traders, high frequency computer trading strategists, technical and chart analysts, investment activists, short sellers, meme enthusiasts, crypto currency fanatics or option and momentum traders.
This course is designed for personal use as well as professional development. Each participant agrees to respect the intellectual property of the course content and will keep all in-class material and discussion confidential. Class participants agree not to use content of this program for commercial or educational use or post anywhere on the Internet without the written consent of the instructor.
No recordings are permitted and the content, particularly the valuation exercises, must remain inside the classroom.