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 are now jointly offering 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 saw the beginning of a series of joint executive education seminars around the unifying theme, “Advanced Risk and Investment Management”, throughout the U.S. and Europe. The second edition of the seminar series will start again from January 2016.
The focus of these seminars is on utilising the latest academic insights to help investment professionals better understand and implement advanced investment approaches and methodologies. The seminars provide relevant academic insights with respect to some of the most important dimensions of the investment process, including implementing disciplined risk and asset allocation decisions, efficiently harvesting factor risk premia across and within traditional and alternative asset classes, and designing truly meaningful forms of liability-driven or goal-based investment solutions.
- Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Asset Allocation and Investment Solutions Seminar (2 days)
Day 1: Risk and asset allocation decisions
Day 2: Liability-driven and goal-based investing solutions
- Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Harvesting Risk Premia in Equity and Bonds Markets Seminar (3 days)
Day 1: Foundations and recent research advances in equity portfolio management
Day 2: Equity factor investing in practice: Applications to portfolio management
Day 3: Efficient harvesting of interest rate and credit risk premia
- Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Harvesting Risk Premia in Alternative Asset Classes and Investment Strategies Seminar (3 days)
Day 1: Foundations and recent research advances in private equity, hedge funds, real estate and fine art
Day 2: Commodities: Investment narrative and fundamentals of commodity investing
Day 3: Infrastructure: Investment narrative, asset pricing and performance measurement
- Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Multi-Asset Multi-Manager Products and Solutions Seminar (2 days)
Day 1: Evidence of predictability in asset, factor and manager returns
Day 2: Global tactical asset allocation strategies
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 four seminars. The Certificate can be completed over a 1 to 2-year period in London and/or New Haven.
- 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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