When an investor is faced with a portfolio choice problem, the number of possible assets and the various combinations and proportions in which each can be held can seem overwhelming. In this course, you’ll learn the basic principles underlying optimal portfolio construction, diversification, and risk management. You’ll start by acquiring the tools to characterize an investor’s risk and return trade-off. You will next analyze how a portfolio choice problem can be structured and learn how to solve for and implement the optimal portfolio solution. Finally, you will learn about the main pricing models for equilibrium asset prices.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PORTFOLIO SELECTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Very informative and challenging course. I'm grateful and happy to have completed and gained my certificate!!
Amazing and challenging course. Loved every part of it and full-heartedly recommend it.
Dr. O really makes the idea of modern portfolio management clear! The practical assignments on Excel will really clear any confusion about the topics.
Very strong concepts on how to diversify risk and how to find the optimal portfolio
About the Investment and Portfolio Management Specialization
In this four-course Specialization, you’ll learn the essential skills of portfolio management and personal investing.
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