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Portfolio Performance Measurement & Attribution

Euromoney Learning, In London (+1 locations)
3 days
3,895 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
24 June, 2024 (+2 start dates)
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3 days
3,895 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
24 June, 2024 (+2 start dates)
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Course description

Portfolio Performance Measurement & Attribution

A three day practical course, delivered remotely over 6 two-hour sessions, designed to give a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of performance measurement, ranging from basic return calculation, benchmark construction, basic attribution analysis, advanced attribution for derivative instruments, alternative strategies, fixed income and multi-currency, to risk-adjusted performance measures.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

24 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London
  • English

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Should Attend?

  • Pension fund trustees
  • Portfolio managers
  • Senior management
  • Performance measurers
  • Risk controllers
  • Compliance staff
  • Sales and marketing staff and operations staff

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Through remote lectures, interactive discussion, practical exercises, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of performance measurement
  • Learn the different ways to derive returns (and why the results can vary)
  • Comprehend how cash flows affect the returns
  • Analyse the principles of benchmarking
  • Ascertain why risk measurement and control are important and what the measures mean
  • Discern the role of attribution, the challenges in getting it right, and how it should be used
  • Understand the impact and uses of derivative instruments
  • Appreciate the differences and difficulties of Fixed Income Attribution

Training Course Content

  • Introduction and returns
  • Benchmarks, performance fees and standards
  • Basic Attribution
  • Geometric Attribution
  • Practical exercise (Be a portfolio manager for a year attribution exercise)
  • Further Attribution
  • Practical Exercise (Weighted Duration attribution)
  • Simple Risk-adjusted Performance Measurement
  • Practical Exercise (Portfolio Evaluation)
  • Advanced Risk Measures
  • Drawdown
  • Higher & Lower Partial Moments
  • Value at Risk
  • A Periodic Table of Risk measures
  • Conclusion

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Abdulmohsen, Wafra International Investment
27 Feb 2018

Exellent service!


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