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Active Portfolio Management & Asset Allocation

Euromoney Learning, In Dubai
3 days
3 days
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Course description

Active Portfolio Management & Asset

AllocationThe Active Portfolio Management & Asset Allocation course reviews in detail the latest developments and best practices within the banking and finance industry, with a key focus on asset allocation, portfolio construction, style management strategies, performance measurement and popular thematic trends.


The workshop is designed to be interactive drawing on the knowledge and experiences of the trainer and participants. The trainer will explore best practices across the industry using current industry research, reports, analysis and case studies. Participants will be encouraged to apply the best practices to their own markets and businesses.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Should Attend?

This programme is designed for Participants with a knowledge of the fundamentals of modern portfolio theory asset allocation theory equity analysis and portfolio construction techniques.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

After attending this course you will know how to:

  • Design robust asset allocation models for all market conditions
  • Build and maintain optimal portfolios based on investor needs
  • Analyse the key features advantages and risks of a broad range of asset classes and their performance in different market conditions
  • Recognise different approaches to identifying and capturing alpha
  • Gain competitive advantage from understanding behavioural biases and how to manage them
  • Address the theoretical and practical issues in connection with multi asset class investing

Training Course Content

Day 1

  • Introductions and welcome
  • An overview of trends within the industry
  • The 'theoretical' backdrop tools and concepts
  • Understanding asset allocation
  • Rebalancing and reallocation

Day 2

  • Building the equity allocation
  • Asset allocation and other portfolio construction disciplines
  • The search for 'alpha' and the importance of information ratios
  • Individual investor behaviour
  • Asset class characteristics
  • Integrating alternative assets with 'traditional' asset classes

Day 3

  • Building the Fixed Income Allocation
  • Hedge funds

Day 4

  • Risk management
  • Private equity
  • Property
  • Commodities
  • Structured products

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Course fee: £3645 + VAT

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