Strategic Investment Management

Contemporary Investment Strategies

Course topic:

Corporate Governance

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

Strategic Investment Management is one of the most important factors that determines the long-term performance of any investment. With a rapidly changing investment environment, highly volatile markets, pandemic situation (SARS and COVID-19), technological revolution and frequent financial crises, it is vital to understand the emerging drivers of Securities, REIT (residential, commercial, and industrial), new projects, new companies, other assets and more recently the concept of sustainable investments. Selecting the winning investment management strategy is crucial to maintain a resilient portfolio in the current volatile market.

Professional development training courses in Strategic Investment Management provide a unique opportunity to current/potential investors and financial analysts to understand the contemporary investment strategies. This training course reveals the strategies that consistently beat the market including momentum trading and contrarian investments. Furthermore, delegates will learn about active and passive management techniques, how to use derivatives to protect their portfolios, how to develop their key performance indicators, fundamental indexation, how to identify high growth sectors,  and market sentiment. This training course is pitch to both individual and institutional investors.

This Strategic Investment Management training course will highlight:

  • The Current Investment Environment and Asset Allocation Strategies
  • Inefficient Markets
  • Application of Financial Derivatives
  • Portfolio Management & Performance Measures
  • Recent Developments and Personal Finance

Course details

This training course has been designed to provide you with up-to-date knowledge and practical skills in investment management.

At the end of this Strategic Investment Management training course, you will learn to:

  • Demonstrate competence in applying modern portfolio theory to security analysis and portfolio management in the real world
  • Use a variety of financial instruments, including an array of derivatives to hedge, speculate and take advantage of market arbitrage situations
  • Construct portfolio management strategies using a variety of assets and derivative instruments
  • Demonstrate the application of the techniques involved in portfolio management and strategic development
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of investment companies in portfolio management, and the techniques involved in portfolio performance evaluation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current market dynamics

This Strategic Investment Management training course will be structured as a highly participative workshop with formal presentations, latest research articles, interactive worked examples and simulations. Relevant examples and empirical studies are provided to illustrate the application of each of the topics covered and opportunities are provided to learn and apply the key investment strategies.

The organisation will benefit from the development and practical application of advanced skills in financial market risk as well as from raised awareness of important recent developments in financial management.

Specific benefits for the organisation include:

  • Up to date knowledge of the current market dynamics
  • Development of skills in critical analysis and interpretation of financial innovations and risks
  • Raised awareness of new financial opportunities
  • Ability to build a winning portfolio
  • Advanced practical skills in financial forecasting

Participants will benefit from updated knowledge and practical skills in financial management that will allow them to make a greater contribution to the development and improvement of investments whilst at the same time enhancing their own career development potential. Participants will have:

  • Deeper understanding of how the financial market operates
  • The ability to make financial decisions in a volatile market
  • A good understanding around existing and upcoming financial products
  • A better understanding of the current market trend
  • Knowledge about financial management

This training course would be relevant to all of those involved in (or planning to join) making investment decisions. This includes private individuals, financial and non-financial institutions, non-profit organizations and government.

This Strategic Investment Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Financial Accounting Team Members
  • Financial Planning and Budgeting Professionals
  • Strategic Planning and Head Office Team Members
  • Corporate Communication and Investor Relations Professionals
  • Investment Analysts and Advisers
  • Traders
  • Investors in general

Daily Agenda

DAY 1 :
The Current Investment Environment and Asset Allocation Strategies 
  • Investment Opportunities
  • Required Rate of Return
  • Sustainable Investment Strategies
  • Risk and Return
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Capital Market Theory
  • Asset Pricing Models
DAY 2 :
Inefficient Markets 
  • Efficient Market Hypothesis
  • Market Anomalies
  • Environmental Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Equity Valuation Models
  • Extreme Portfolio Selection (Momentum and Contrarian Trading)
  • Financial Crises and Pandemics (SARS and COVID-19)
  • Noise Trading
DAY 3 :
Application of Financial Derivatives 
  • Bond Pricing
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Derivative Instruments
  • Forward, Futures and Options
  • Fixed Income Portfolio Management
  • Passive Bond Portfolio Strategies
  • Matched-Funding Techniques
  • Active Bond Management Strategies
  • Buy Write Strategy
DAY 4 :
Portfolio Management & Performance Measures 
  • Passive Equity Portfolio Management Strategies
  • Active Equity Portfolio Management Strategies
  • Top-Down Investment Process
  • Strategic Asset Allocation
  • Tactical Asset Allocation
  • Style Investing
  • Value versus Growth
  • Hedging Portfolios
  • Islamic and Conventional Fund Management
DAY 5:
Recent Developments and Personal Finance 
  • Brexit
  • Multilateral Trading Systems
  • Financial Consequences of Terrorism
  • Natural Disasters and Financial Markets
  • Energy Markets
  • Personal Finance

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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London
15-19 Jul 2024
Fee: $5,950
Munich
26-30 Aug 2024
Fee: $5,950
Dubai
14-18 Oct 2024
Fee: $5,950
Paris
11-15 Nov 2024
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
16-20 Dec 2024
Fee: $3,950
London
16-20 Dec 2024
Fee: $5,950
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