In this course, you will learn about the famous dichotomy between active and passive investing, how to appropriately measure and analyze investment performance and what the future trends in the investment management industry are.
You will first learn about absolute and relative performance, risk-adjusted returns and how to decompose investment performance. The focus will then shift to the two main categories of investment vehicles, active and passive funds, and what they entail in terms of expected performance. Finally, you will explore the worlds of sustainable finance, neurofinance and fintech, three areas of research that will shape the future of the investment management industry.
You will also benefit from the insights of experts from UBS, our corporate partner, on the practical implementation of the various concepts we will develop in this course.
Length: 10 Hours
Price: FREE (Add a verified certificate for £36/month)
Provider: The Geneva Finance Research Institute via Coursera
Instructors: Kerstin Preuschoff, Jonas Demaurex, Ines Chaieb, Tony Berrada, Philipp Krueger, Michel Girardin, Olivier Scaillet, Philip Valta and Rajna Brandon Gibson
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Required Securing Investment Returns in the Long Run
By The Geneva Finance Research Institute via Coursera (10 Hours)