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Hours to complete

Approx. 8 hours to complete

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Available languages

English

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100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: The estimated workload for this course is 4 to 5 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 1

In this module you will learn about the efficient market hypothesis and various market anomalies. In the second half, you will learn how to evaluate the performance of investments....
Reading
7 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Types of Market Efficiency10m
Anomalies7m
Performance measurement 19m
Performance measurement 28m
Market timing3m
Performance measurement 36m
Reading3 readings
The Challenge: How To Benchmark Your Investment Portfolio15m
Performance Measurement: The What, Why, and How of the Investment Management Process15m
The 101 ways to measure portfolio performance15m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 121m
Practice Quiz 212m
Quiz 130m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 2

In this module you will lean how to perform style analysis and performance attribution. You will also learn some facts about the mutual fund performance and timing measurement. In the second half of the module you will learn how to calculate the expected returns and risk. The module ends with an understanding of the utility theory....
Reading
9 videos (Total 64 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video9 videos
Style Analysis11m
Performance attribution6m
Mutual fund performance9m
Expected returns and risk6m
Utility theory5m
Investment Choices and Portfolios5m
Capital Allocation6m
Risky portfolios6m
Reading1 reading
Utility theory and Attitude toward Risk20m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz -15m
Practice Quiz3m
Quiz 230m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 3

In this module you will learn the importance of diversification in your portfolio. You will learn about the efficient frontier and how to draw it. Also, you will study the investment opportunity set with more than one risky asset and a risk free asset. Finally, you will see how to optimally allocate between a risky and a risk free asset. You will also get a brief idea about the market portfolio and capital market line....
Reading
7 videos (Total 39 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Two fund separation6m
Diversification revisited4m
Investment opportunity set with two risky assets and a risk-free asset6m
Investment opportunity set with three risky assets and a risk-free asset6m
The optimal allocation between risky and risk-free assets3m
The market portfolio and the capital market line5m
Reading4 readings
The pros' guide to diversification15m
Diversification: How much is too much?15m
The 15-Stock Diversification Myth15m
Does the composition of the market portfolio really matter?15m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz9m
Weekly assessment 330m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 4

In this module you will learn the basics of trading strategies based on text mining and the importance of a benchmark to evaluate the performance of your portfolio. You will also see how to backtest your trading strategy. Finally, you will learn the importance of reporting and compliance in trading....
Reading
7 videos (Total 62 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Benchmarking12m
Reporting3m
Financial Instruments10m
Backtesting5m
How to backtest?13m
Conclusion7m
Reading1 reading
Successful Backtesting of Algorithmic Trading Strategies20m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz27m
Weekly assessment 430m
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Top Reviews

By ADFeb 2nd 2018

Transcript of the video - Mutual Fund Performance is incorrect.\n\nTicket Number raised is 1433666

By APAug 20th 2017

Superbly explained many concepts which was not taught in my B School. Thank u Sir!!

Instructors

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Ramabhadran Thirumalai

Assistant Professor
Indian School of Business
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Prasanna Tantri

Senior Associate Director
Center for Analytical Finance

About Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business has successfully put India on the global map of management education by nurturing young leaders with an understanding of developing economies and the society at large. Through innovations in curricula and pedagogy to reflect the shifting business landscape, the ISB is committed to providing the best venue for management education to meet the growing need to develop young leaders who can manage global challenges....

About the Trading Strategies in Emerging Markets Specialization

This Specialization equips individual investors and money managers with the skills required to develop their own trading strategies and test them. When you complete the Specialization, you’ll be ready to apply eight ready-made trading strategies, based on rigorous academic research, that have been shown to be. You’ll also be able to design your own trading strategy, back test it, and measure its performance....
Trading Strategies in Emerging Markets

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