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How Does a Hedge Fund Really Work?

Inflection Point Intelligence
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Time limit: 90 days
68 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

How Does a Hedge Fund Really Work?

Many courses exist to help you understand hedge fund strategies, portfolio management, trading techniques etc. But what they don’t cover is how a hedge fund actually works.

In this course, we help you to understand how hedge funds are structured, some popular strategies, who invests in them, who does what both internally and externally, technology aspects of running a fund, and lastly, what can go wrong.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Interns in financial services

Finance students 

New employees in hedge funds

New employees in related service providers eg Fund Administrators, Law Firms, Technologists etc 

Investors thinking of adding hedge funds to their portfolio

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Inflection Point Intelligence.

Training Course Content


  • Characteristics of a Hedge Fund
  • Structure of a Hedge Fund
  • Popular Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Who Invests in Hedge Funds?
  • The Hedge Fund Ecosystem
  • Who Does What in a Hedge Fund
  • Typical Technology Architecture
  • What Can Go Wrong?

Why choose Inflection Point Intelligence

98.5% Completion Rate

4.6 out of 5 Average Satisfaction Rate

Students from 18+ countries

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Inflection Point Intelligence

IPI is the leading provider of online, practical, real-world based education to the hedge fund industry. We partner with one of the UK’s top business schools – Henley Business School – to deliver their certificate course, the Henley Executive Hedge...

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