Equity Portfolio Management

Programme details

Led by Professor Narayan Naik, Equity Portfolio Management examines the latest innovations in the field of investment management. The programme is designed to keep you abreast of industry developments, deepen your knowledge of modern portfolio theory, demonstrate how it can be applied in investment management and identify the practical implications for increased portfolio performance.

The programme is structured around the cutting-edge research and case studies which illustrate the real life challenges faced by professionals in the fund management industry.

By the end of the programme you will have a sophisticated toolkit to better manage asset allocation, portfolio optimisation, risk measurement, factor models of returns, active-passive management, long-short investing, performance measurement and style analysis. Finally, you should have a good understanding of recent developments in the industry and how they are having an impact on all aspects of investment management.

Key topics:

  • capital market expectations and asset allocation, portfolio optimisation and risk management models
  • the trade-offs that come with active and passive investment strategies and how to use factor models to allocate assets
  • recent advances in behavioural finance, risk management and alternative investments.

Programme dates

The Investment Management Programmes are held on Tuesday evenings and run over 10 consecutive weeks, with optional tutorials occurring every other Thursday. Teaching takes place at London Business School's Regent's Park campus from 6.45 to 9.30pm, with dinner served before lectures. Students can participate remotely or in person for the tutorials.

The programmes can be taken individually or in any combination to suit your needs. Upcoming programme dates include:

  • Equity Portfolio Management:
    29 September - 01 December 2015
  • Fixed Income Markets and Bond Portfolio Management: 
    27 January - 31 March 2015
  • Derivatives: Markets and Models:
    05 May - 07 July 2015 

Key details

Duration: One evening per week for 10 weeks
Next programme start: 29 September 2015
Location: London

Fees: £4,800

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Contact us

Aasim Ali, Programme Associate

Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7382
Email: finance@london.edu

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