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Strategic Investment Management

Enhance your returns and reduce your risk. Get a strategic view of different asset classes to maximise the performance of your portfolio.

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Programme impact

Optimise your investment strategy

Deepen your understanding of investment management with cutting-edge insights and practical trading simulations on this programme for investment professionals.

  • Gain fresh perspectives and insights from world-class faculty Narayan Naik and Stephen Schaefer to select individual investment instruments, evaluate strategy and measure performance.

  • Make better decisions. Gain a deep understanding of the investment process and explore the latest techniques with real-world case studies.

  • Minimise the effects of market volatility on your portfolio. Understand risk management and achieve greater returns.

  • Optimise your portfolio and achieve maximum returns. Explore alternative asset classes, such as real estate and commodities.

  • Build an in-depth knowledge of fixed income and derivative instruments.

  • Ensure effective performance evaluation using appropriate measurements and benchmarking.

Right for you

With a minimum of 5 years worth of professional experience, executives come from a broad range of financial professions and international organisations seeking to deepen their understanding of investment management.


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Attendees include:

  • Private bankers/wealth managers and client relationship managers.

  • Portfolio managers, pension fund and endowment trustees.

  • Insurance companies and independent financial advisors.

  • Family offices and high-net-worth individuals.

  • Consultants, legal counsel, risk managers and senior analysts.

Who attends

Who attends

Programme Content

Deepen your knowledge to manage complexity

Learn from world-leading thinkers in the heart of London, and develop the practical tools to optimise your portfolio.

  • Gain a practical understanding of equity and fixed-income portfolio management.

  • Investigate cutting-edge portfolio theory in a fully practical context.

  • Understand both passive and active investment vehicles, explore behavioural finance and look at the different factors in performance evaluation.

  • Explore alternative asset classes, macroeconomic trends, and current and future asset management trends.

Middle East Iteration

Middle East iteration

Access our world-renowned faculty, immersive learning methods and breakthrough ideas in the heart of London. Due to increased regional interest, LBS has included extra iterations of programmes for Middle East professionals. The programmes deliver all the content and insights from the global cohort, with the additional opportunity to network closely with peers working and living in the Middle East.

Our faculty

Experts in the field

Access some of the world’s leading thinkers whose cutting-edge research in global business is grounded in real-world practicality.

Certificate in Finance

This programme can also be taken as part of the Certificate in Finance. Gain the knowledge and tools to build expertise in finance. Customise your learning by selecting four courses from our extensive, world-class portfolio.

How to apply

Submit your application through our online application form.

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