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Intermediate Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

English

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Indian School of Business

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Alternate Assets and Hedge funds

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
1.1.2 Introduction to alternate asset classes - part b7m
1.1.3 Introduction to alternate asset classes - part c11m
1.1.4 Introduction to alternate asset classes - part d9m
1.2 Hedgefund overview14m
Project10m
1 reading
The alternative asset management landscape in 202010m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Index Investing

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 63 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
2.1.2 Introduction to Index Investing - part b13m
2.2 Supplement to Index Investments4m
2.3 Value of passive index8m
2.4.1 Introduction to Beta and Alpha - part a9m
2.4.2 Introduction to Beta and Alpha - part b7m
2.5 Beta vs Alpha1m
2.6 Which is the better investment5m
2 readings
Indexed Investing: A Prosaic Way to Beat the Average Investor10m
4 Common Misconceptions About Index Investing10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Asset Allocation

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
3.1.2 Asset Allocation - part b11m
3.2 Institutional Asset Allocation16m
3.3 Supplement on Institutional asset allocation15m
3.4 Risk by Turtle Creek2m
2 readings
The Future Is Now: Institutional Asset Allocation for Retail Investors10m
A Modern approach to Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Risk

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
4.2 Supplement - Permanent Loss of capital6m
4.3.1 Fund performance evolution - part a7m
4.3.2 Fund performance evolution - part b8m
4.4.1 Distributional Approach to investing in assets9m
4.4.2 Distributional Approach to investing in assets8m
2 readings
Permanent Loss of Capital10m
Avoiding a Permanent Loss of Capital10m

About the Financial Markets and Investment Strategy Specialization

The Investment Management Specialization teaches professional asset management of securities using portfolio management and behavioral aspects of finance. Specific topics include: an introduction to the basics of finance, how to evaluate risk and expected return, the behavioral aspect of investment strategy, and current trends....
Financial Markets and Investment Strategy

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