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Yale School of Management – EDHEC-Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management: Overview


Having learned through the recent crises about the limitation of existing investment paradigms, investment managers and institutional investors are showing unprecedented interest in innovative forms of investment solutions. At the same time, recent advances in academic research have paved the way for the development of a new generation of financial engineering techniques aimed at improving investor welfare. In this changing and challenging market environment it has become crucial for senior investment professionals to keep abreast of the latest research advances and state-of-the-art investment practices.

It is against this backdrop that EDHEC-Risk Institute and the Yale School of Management have decided to jointly offer top-quality executive education courses based on the exceptional strength and relevance of academic research conducted by both Yale SOM and EDHEC-Risk finance faculty.


The Yale School of Management – EDHEC-Risk Executive Seminar Series

November 2013 will see the beginning of a series of joint executive education seminars around the unifying theme, “Advanced Risk and Investment Management”, throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

The focus of these seminars will be on utilising the latest academic insights to help investment professionals better understand and implement advanced investment approaches and methodologies. The seminars will provide relevant academic insights with respect to some of the most important dimensions of the investment process, including asset allocation and risk management decisions, equity and fixed-income portfolio management, multi-management, management of alternative asset classes and strategies as well as the management of structured products.

  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Strategic Asset Allocation and Investment Solutions Seminar (2 days)
    November 12-13, 2013: New Haven, Connecticut, United States (Yale campus)
    December 3-4, 2013: London, United Kingdom (EDHEC-Risk Institute campus)
  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Equity Investment Seminar (2 days)
    March 5-6, 2014: New Haven, Connecticut, United States (Yale campus)
    March 18-19, 2014: London, United Kingdom (EDHEC-Risk Institute campus)
  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Fixed-Income Investment Seminar (2 days)
    June 9-10, 2014: New Haven, Connecticut, United States (Yale campus)
    June 25-26, 2014: London, United Kingdom (EDHEC-Risk Institute campus)
  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Alternative Investment Seminar (2 days)
  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Multi-Management Investment Seminar (2 days)
  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Structured Product Investment Seminar (2 days)


The Yale School of Management – EDHEC-Risk Certificate in Risk and Investment Management

Participants in these seminar series can acquire the joint Yale School of Management – EDHEC-Risk Certificate in Risk and Investment Management.

The requirements to obtain the certificate are:

  • Attend a minimum of eight days out of a total number of twelve days.

  • Successfully submit one dedicated assignment for each attended seminar. The assignment will take the form of a four-page overview of how the themes covered in the seminar may be used in the design of innovative investment solutions.


Who Should Attend

The seminar series are intended for senior officers, investment specialists and administrators working for buy- and sell-side institutions, and for consultants and key account representatives advising high net worth individuals and institutional investors.


Continuing Professional Education Credits

EDHEC-Risk Institute is registered with CFA Institute
as an Approved Provider of continuing education programs.

EDHEC-Risk Institute is registered with GARP
as an Approved Provider of continuing professional education credits for FRMs and ERPs.


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