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EDHEC-Risk Executive Education

EDHEC-Risk Institute is teaming with Yale School of Management to deliver a certificate programme in advanced techniques for investment management


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 Harvesting Risk Premia in Equity and Bonds Markets Seminar (3 days)
    9-11 May 2016 in London
    18-20 May 2016 in New Haven
    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)
    27-29 June 2016 in London
    11-13 July 2016 in New Haven
    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)
    5-6 December 2016 in New Haven
    12-13 December 2016 in London
    Day 1: Evidence of predictability in asset, factor and manager returns
    Day 2: Global tactical asset allocation strategies

  • Yale SOM-EDHEC-Risk Asset Allocation and Investment Solutions Seminar (2 days)
    January 2017 in London
    February 2017 at Yale University in New Haven
    Day 1: Risk and asset allocation decisions
    Day 2: Liability-driven and goal-based investing solutions

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

Participants can complete all four seminars and receive the prestigious joint Yale School of Management-EDHEC-Risk Certificate in Risk and Investment Management, or attend a single session which provides more focused study.

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 is 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.

For IMCA members, IMCA will grant 12 hours (two day seminars) and 18 hours (three day seminars) of CE credit toward the CIMA, CIMC, and CPWA certifications.


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