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About the Course

In this course, you will learn about latest investment strategies and performance evaluation. You will start by learning portfolio performance measures and discuss best practices in portfolio performance evaluation. You will explore different evaluation techniques such as style analysis and attribution analysis and apply them to evaluate different investment strategies. Special emphasis will be given to recent financial market innovations and current investment trends. After this course, learners will be able to: • Describe performance measurement measures • Evaluate portfolio performance • Describe and contrast different investment strategies • Propose investment strategy solutions...

Top reviews

GI

Jun 12, 2020

outstanding, and includes a few Excel exercise as well which I have found very useful

HR

Feb 22, 2020

Thank you so much for putting this course togeteher online!

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By Thierry D

Mar 10, 2017

Excellent presentation on investment strategies and portfolio analysis, Thanks you! Noted a few issues with the quiz and spreadsheet presented which had some errors.

By Ritika K

Jun 19, 2020

It was great learning from a reputed university. I learnt a lot of things but the practical assignment were awesome and very helpful.

By Kweweli T

Jun 20, 2017

Quizzes and assignments have some errors. The forum response is slow, but the lectures are superb. I learned a lot!

By Letlhogonolo M

Mar 13, 2017

Very informative and enlightening. Learnt quite a lot.

By Neelkanth S M

Sep 24, 2019

Expect a little more rigor and real life exercises

By Aravindh P

May 13, 2020

the course is completely fine to pursue...

By Ritvik S

May 01, 2018

Week 2 could be explained a bit better.

By 高鑫禄 ( X

Sep 30, 2018

some mistakes in the final answers

By Gideonwa N

Aug 15, 2017

Excellent course, but there were some errors that have been discussed in the forum but not yet integrated into lectures.

By David L B

Apr 13, 2017

Interesting course material, but there were way too many mistakes in the exercise files. I felt we reached a low point when the only way to pass the assignments was to figure out what the instructor did wrong in the assignments, recreate those problems in my files, and then answer the questions "correctly" with the incorrect data. Really bad.

By David G H

Aug 23, 2019

Confusing explanations referring to other explanations in other courses (so that, it is not self-contained).

Alpha, Beta model not well explained... too theoretical.

IMHO, the worst within the specialization.

By Daniel F

Sep 05, 2017

Material was fantastic. Generally informative, and clear, however the quizs and projects, were often unintuitive, unclear, and at times, simply had the wrong answers. Very frustrating.

By Petri T

Aug 06, 2017

A lot of errors in quizzes and lecture material which are not corrected in timely fashion.

By Thomas H

Jul 14, 2017

Errors in support materials abound. Solutions to practice quizzes are incomplete. No response from course staff to address mistakes. It is disappointing to have taken the first three courses in this sequence and to run into such sloppiness in this one. Impossible to build upon what one has already learned.

By Steven E S

Apr 16, 2017

The subject matter for this course is very, very interesting! The professor does a nice job of layering the complexity from basic concepts to more advanced concepts. However, this is where the "good news" ends. The course is full of all sorts of calculation errors on the graded quizes

By Hongze Z

Oct 29, 2017

Graded quiz two is badly designed. Very hard to follow. The course materials do not explain how to calculate these measurements clearly at all.

Strongly not recommend this course.

By Boyi Y

Jun 20, 2020

Dispointing course, just as bad as other courses in the series. I am taking it only because there is no other good alternative on courera.

By Himanshu P

Mar 11, 2017

Way too many errors in the graded assignment. Non-reponsive teaching assistants.

By Xiaochen H

Jul 19, 2017

So many errors in quizzes and solutions. Waste of time.