Professional Course

The Mechanics of Investment Management

16 weeks
1,979 GBP + tax
Next course start
2 October, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
16 weeks
1,979 GBP + tax
Next course start
2 October, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
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2 October, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

This online training course is designed for individuals and professionals who are either new to the field of investment management or wish to expand their knowledge in the area.


Participants wishing to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate are required to have a degree or equivalent qualification (or relevant work experience). Participants wishing to undertake the course, but not receive the Post Graduate Certificate are not required to have any formal qualifications.

Training content

This distance learning course will include the following modules:

  • Module 1: Current Themes in Institutional Investment Management
  • Module 2: Stock Markets & Equity Investing
  • Module 3: Fixed Income Portfolios and the Art of Lending
  • Module 4: Introducing Derivatives
  • Module 5: Modern Asset Allocation Strategies
  • Module 6: Risk Management of the Institutional Portfolio
  • Module 7: Exploration of Alternative Assets: Progressive Adoption of Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Real Estate by Institutional Investors
  • Module 8: Further Exploration in Institutional Asset Management: Current topics of Liquidity, Asset Allocation, Risk Management, Alternative Investments and Fiduciary Responsibility

Certification / Credits

Accredited option - Post Graduate Certificate with Middlesex University

This Investment Management course is now available with an optional accreditation from the Middlesex University London. For delegates who opt for accreditation, a post graduate certificate will be awarded upon completion of all course requirements.

Certificate Requirements

In addition to studying the eight units and passing eight short self assessment tests after each unit, delegates will need to submit a 2,000 word assignment at the end of the course which will be assessed. The assignment will be a cumulative project that you will work through and build upon during each stage of the course.

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