This 2 day training event provides a firm grasp of the various alternative investment strategies within the hedge fund industry and the world of managed futures. The course will provide understanding into applying hedge fund strategies and how, using a combination of qualitative processes, quantitative tools and methodologies, this can be used to create robust and efficient absolute investment portfolios by allocating capital to third party alternative investment managers. The course will also address monitoring and regulation, helping candidates prepare for the industry issues they are likely to encounter.
The alternative investments course enables participants to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of strategies and products within the alternative investments universe and to better see how they fit in within their overall investment portfolio primarily from an allocator's perspective.
The course will aim to provide comprehensive coverage of hedge fund and managed futures strategies from the perspective of both professionals with a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of investment management seeking a fast track current understanding of alternative investments, and to those actively participating in this field seeking to update themselves of current industry thinking, trends and the potential application of new concepts, such as the deployment of behavioural risk overlays to mitigate fat tail risk for example.
Classroom style lectures featuring up-to-date and relevant case studies and examples.