Florian Böhlandt
Stellenbosch 7600
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Academic Education


March 2012 (anticipated)
Completion of final draft of Doctoral thesis.
December 2007
Academic degree of Master of Business Administration. Accreditation:
  • Since 2000: European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Since 2002: Association of MBAs (AMBA).
July 2007 – March 2008
Pre-proposal stage of doctoral studies at USB.
January – June 2007
Masters thesis.
June 2006
Academic degree of Diplom-Kaufmann (FH) in International Management.
January  – December 2006
Master of Business Administration full-time programme.
July – October 2005
Diploma thesis.
July 2003 – June 2005
Main studies n International Management.
September 2001 – June 2003
Undergraduate studies in International Management and foregn exchange semestre in France.



Professional Experience


Since August 2011
Deloitte Consulting GmbH Germany. Consulting expertise and client highlights include the financial services, automotive and service provider industries.
Since January 2011
Independent Contract Lecturer. Course module: Finance in Brand Building and Business Statistics.
Since April 2008
Tutoring for various MBA course subjects including:
  • Business Statistics
  • Operational Research
  • Financial Management
  • Cost Accounting.
September 2003 – February 2005
Various internships with financial serrvices providers with a particular focus on alternative investments, deivatives and equity research.



Research Papers and Conferences


Working papers:
Classifying Single-manager Hedge Funds: Some New Insights.
A Risk-Return Assessment of Fund of Hedge Funds in Comparison to Single Hedge Funds – An Empirical Analysis.
In preparation:
An Adaptation of Sharpe's Twelve-factor Linear Pricing Models to Hedge-fund Investments(Provisional title)
Data Sourcing, Statistical Processing and Time Series Analysis - An Example from Research into Hedge-fund Investments
A Multivariate Cointegrating Framework for Hedge Fund Investments – Hedge Funds in the Traditional Portfolio (Provisional title).
12 – 14 January 2011: Annual South African Finance Association Conference at the University of Cape Town Business School. Paper presented: Multivariate Models for Hedge Funds.
23 July – 28 July 2009: European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA) summer academy in Sorèze (France). Presentation of research methodology and philosophical implications of research design.
27 August – 31 August 2007: Doctoral Research Training Programme (Initial Stages & Advanced Programme) at USB in Bellville (South Africa).


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