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Intermediate Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Investment ManagementPortfolio TheoriesFinancial MarketsAsset Management

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

30%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Defining Your Objectives and Universe

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 61 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
What kind of investor are you?8m
What do you want to achieve as an investor?7m
Translating your objectives into financial metrics10m
Understanding how to measure asset risk and return9m
A glance at the universe of investable assets12m
Financial market participants at play10m
7 readings
What will you learn?10m
More about the course10m
Supporting material - computing returns and sample statistics10m
What will you learn?10m
Additional (optional) videos10m
Portfolio management exercise: part 110m
Next quiz for advanced learners (honor track)10m
5 practice exercises
Practice Quiz Module 1 Lesson 130m
Practice Quiz Module 1 Lesson 230m
Graded Quiz Module 130m
Portfolio management exercise - Getting Started with Investments30m
Quiz for honor track - part 130m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

How to Build an Investment Solution

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 50 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
How to use quantitative method to optimize portfolio construction8m
How do constraints and regulations impact portfolio construction?8m
The importance of asset pricing in portfolio management9m
Strategic versus tactical allocation10m
Hedging techniques: how to protect portfolio against undesired risk11m
7 readings
What will you learn?10m
Supporting material10m
Supporting material10m
Additional (optional) videos10m
What will you learn?10m
Suggested reading10m
Portfolio management exercise: part 210m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Module 2 Lesson 130m
Practice Quiz - Module 2 - Lesson 230m
Graded Quiz Module 230m
Portfolio management exercise - Let's Allocate Across Investments30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Exploring Specific Portfolio Management Techniques

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 57 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
7 videos
The economics of active management8m
Active management: quantitative approach8m
Active management: discretionary approach10m
Investment management decisions8m
How to manage trading efficiently10m
How to manage extreme events in financial markets9m
8 readings
What will you learn?10m
Additional (optional) videos10m
Supporting material10m
Suggested reading10m
What will you learn?10m
Suggested reading10m
Supporting material and suggested reading10m
Next quiz for advanced learners (honor track)10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Module 3 - Lesson 130m
Practice Quiz - Module 3 - Lesson 230m
Graded Quiz Module 330m
Quiz for honor track - part 230m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

The Asset Management Industry: Selecting or Becoming a Fund Manager

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 53 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
How to measure and monitor the performance of an investment7m
Selecting the right fund manager7m
Formalize your investment objectives8m
Professionals at work in an asset management company8m
Product cycles in asset management11m
What does regulation bring to the industry?8m
7 readings
What will you learn?10m
Supporting material10m
What will you learn?10m
Suggested reading10m
Got any question? Ask us in a live session!10m
Portfolio management exercise - part 310m
Next quiz for advanced learners (honor track)10m
5 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Module 4 - Lesson 130m
Practice Quiz - Module 4 - Lesson 230m
Graded Quiz Module 430m
Portfolio management exercise - Let's Evaluate an Investment Fund30m
Quiz for honor track - part 330m

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