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Executive Education - September 22, 2015

Building upon the success of the first series, the second edition of the Yale School of Management – EDHEC-Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management will start again from January 2016 in London and New Haven

The focus of this series of joint executive education seminars, around the unifying theme “Advanced Risk and Investment Management", 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.

Participants in the series can acquire the joint Yale School of Management-EDHEC-Risk Certificate by attending four seminars over a 1 to 2 year period.

  • Seminar 1: Asset Allocation and Investment Solutions
    Scheduled in January 2016 in London and in February 2016 in New Haven
    Day 1 – Risk and asset allocation decisions
    Teaching faculty: Justin Murfin and Franck Zhang (Yale SOM)
    Day 2 – Liability-driven and global-based investing solutions
    Teaching faculty: Lionel Martellini (EDHEC Business School)

  • Seminar 2: Harvesting Risk Premia in Equity and Bond Markets
    Scheduled in May 2016 in London and New Haven
    Day 1 – Foundations and recent research advances in equity portfolio management
    Teaching Faculty: Raman Uppal (EDHEC Business School)
    Day 2 – Equity factor investing in practice: Applications to portfolio management
    Teaching Faculty: Will Goetzmann (Yale SOM)
    Day 3 – Efficient harvesting of interest rate and credit risk premia
    Teaching Faculty: Dominic O’Kane (EDHEC Business School)

  • Seminar 3: Harvesting Risk Premia in Alternative Asset Classes and Investment Strategies
    Scheduled in July 2016 in London and New Haven
    Day 1 – Foundations and recent research advances in private equity, hedge funds, real estate and fine art
    Teaching Faculty: Will Goetzmann (Yale SOM)
    Day 2 – Commodities: Investment narrative and fundamentals of commodity investing
    Teaching Faculty: Geert Rouwenhorst (Yale SOM)
    Day 3 – Infrastructure: Investment narrative, asset pricing and performance measurement
    Teaching Faculty: Frédéric Blanc-Brude (EDHEC Business School)

  • Seminar 4: Multi-Asset Multi-Manager Products and Solutions
    Scheduled in November 2016 in London and New Haven
    Day 1 – Evidence of predictability in asset, factor and manager returns
    Teaching Faculty: James Choi (Yale SOM)
    Day 2 – Global tactical asset allocation strategies
    Teaching Faculty: Nikolaos Tessaromatis (EDHEC Business School)
For further information, please contact Caroline Prévost at caroline.prevost@edhec-risk.com or on +33 493 183 496.