Executive Education

Building on the cutting-edge research of our faculty, we create programmes to help you level up your financial expertise and master specific skills in investment management, data science and machine learning so you can stay ahead of the game.

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It is time to start applying academic research to your business and benefit from a unique experience with on-the-ground relevance, which will challenge and guide you towards converting theoretical concepts into practical results. 

Our courses are run in different formats to match your needs: 100% online, on site, or a combination of the two.

Those who successfully complete the course earn the prestigious EDHEC-Risk certificate, a recognised marker of expertise.

Develop your expertise with state-of-the-art investment management concepts and techniques.

Increase your impact and take your career to the next level.

 

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Moocs

Introduction to Portfolio Construction and Analysis with Python

Key learning objectives

  • Gain an intuitive understanding for the underlying theory behind Modern Portfolio Construction Techniques 
  • Utilize powerful Python optimization libraries to build scientifically and systematically diversified portfolios 
  • Write custom Python code to estimate risk and return parameters 
  • Build custom utilities in Python to test and compare portfolio strategies 

 Format :Open Enrolment

 Time Commitment :4 weeks / 3 to 7 hours per week 

 Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts  

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Advanced Portfolio Construction and Analysis with Python

Key learning objectives

  • Analyze style and factor exposures of portfolios 
  • Implement Black-Litterman portfolio construction analysis 
  • Implement robust estimates for the covariance matrix 
  • Implement a variety of robust portfolio construction models 

 Format :Open Enrolment

 Time Commitment :4 weeks / 2 to 3 hours per week 

 Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts 

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Python Machine-Learning for Investment Management

Key learning objectives

  • Learn the principles of supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques to financial data sets 
  • Utilize powerful Python libraries to implement machine learning algorithms in case studies 
  • Understand the basis of logistical regression and ML algorithms for classifying variables into one of two outcomes 
  • Learn about factor models and regime switching models and their use in investment management 

 Format :Open Enrolment

 Time Commitment :5 weeks / 2 to 4 hours per week 

 Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts 

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Python Machine-Learning for Investment Management with Alternative Datasets

Key learning objectives

  • Learn why alternative data could be useful in financial market applications, 
  • Utilizing various types of alternative data to identify behaviour, predict return and asses risks. 
  • Perform (alternative) data analysis using Python (and libraries), replicate relevant data analysis sections of seminal academic and practiocioner work. 
  • Gain an understanding of advanced data analytics methodologies, visualization and quantitative modeling applied to alternative data in finance 

 Format :Open Enrolment

 Time Commitment :4 weeks / 2 to 3 hours per week 

 Output : Certificate proving that you have mastered the key concepts 

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Programmes

Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar - Blended Programme

The Investment Solutions course is designed to be an introduction to the technical and conceptual challenges involved in the design of innovative forms of welfare-improving investment solutions, building upon the expertise developed within EDHEC-Risk Institute over the last 15 years.
Emphasis will be made on real world examples of application and on the development of problem solving skills through the use of dedicated portfolio simulation/construction tools.

Format :Self-paced with live faculty

Time Commitment :9 weeks / 3 flexible hours per week + one day onsite in May 2020

Faculty: Professor Lionel Martellini, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute, PhD Berkeley

Output :An EDHEC-Risk Institute Certification

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Certificate in Risk and Investment Management - On Campus

The focus of this programme is on utilising the latest academic insights to help investment professionals better understand and implement advanced investment approaches and methodologies. The seminar provides relevant academic insights with respect to some of the most important dimensions of the investment process

A new format will be launched in 2020, further information coming soon!