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Intermediate Level

We expect most participants to have a basic level of knowledge in macroeconomics.

Approx. 17 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Building a portfolio

  • Assessment of the value of investment portfolio in the context of changing investor preferences

  • Assessment of the selected strategy risks

Skills you will gain

Building PortfolioInvestment ManagementRisk ManagementBond MarketFinancial Markets
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Intermediate Level

We expect most participants to have a basic level of knowledge in macroeconomics.

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

The Nature of Financial Investment, Uncertainty and the Rationale for Regulation

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 66 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Conditions for financial intermediation16m
Factors of crises; Banking and Currency Crises15m
Banking Regulation10m
Financial Portfolio Optimization9m
The market Risk. Value-at-Risk & Expected Shortfall12m
6 readings
Course development team2m
About this Course2m
Workbook30m
Recommended Reading40m
Assignment 1. Description20m
Summing up2m
1 practice exercise
Check your answers20m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 43 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Information Processing Errors13m
Evaluation of the Behavioral Critiques7m
Technical Analysis and Behavioral Finance5m
Trends and Corrections, Sentiment Indicators7m
4 readings
Workbook30m
Recommended Reading40m
Assignment 2. Description20m
Summing up2m
1 practice exercise
Check your answers20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Asset Management

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 37 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Asset Allocation Fundamentals6m
Asset Allocation Strategies. Part 1.6m
Asset Allocation Strategies. Part 2.6m
Passive and Active Investment Strategies6m
The Portfolio's Intrinsic Value3m
4 readings
Workbook30m
Recommended Reading40m
Assignment 3. Description45m
Summing up2m
1 practice exercise
Check your answers20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

The Capital Market Pricing Model

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 37 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Efficient Frontier and Separation Separation Theorem6m
The Hypothesized Relationship between Risk and Return5m
Market Portfolio and Capital Market Line7m
Measuring Systematic Risk: The Beta Coefficient5m
The Security Market Line3m
4 readings
Workbook30m
Recommended Reading40m
Assignment 4. Description20m
Summing up 2m
1 practice exercise
Check your answers20m

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