Investment Management Evening Programmes  - Equity Portfolio Management

Training : Investment Management Evening Programmes - Equity Portfolio Management

Tue, 07/10/2014   for One evening per week for 10 weeks
Conducted by : London Business School
Contact : Pariss Wallman-Wilson
Duration : One evening per week for 10 weeks
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Equity Portfolio Management examines the latest innovations in the field of investment management.

Throughout the programme you will:
• develop deep insights into industry developments
• deepen your knowledge of modern portfolio theory
• identify the practical implications for increased portfolio performance.

The programme is structured around cutting-edge research and case studies which illustrate the real life challenges faced by professionals in the fund management industry.

Key topics:
• capital market expectations and asset allocation, portfolio optimisation and risk management models
• the trade-offs that come with active and passive investment strategies and how to use factor models to allocate assets
• recent advances in behavioural finance, risk management and alternative investments
• manager selection, monitoring and performance evaluation
• recent trends in alternative investments.

Gain a sophisticated toolkit to better manage:
• asset allocation
• portfolio optimisation
• risk measurement
• factor models of returns
• active-passive management
• long-short investing
• performance measurement
• style analysis.

Develop a strong understanding of recent developments in the industry and how they are having an impact on all aspects of investment management.

This programme is suitable for a wide range of financial professionals.

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