Financial Markets and Investment Strategy Specialization

Started Oct 16

Financial Markets and Investment Strategy Specialization

Manage your Investments Professionally

Manage your investments portfolio using modern theory of portfolio management

About This Specialization

The Investment Management Specialization teaches professional asset management of securities using portfolio management and behavioral aspects of finance. Specific topics include: an introduction to the basics of finance, how to evaluate risk and expected return, the behavioral aspect of investment strategy, and current trends.

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courses
5 courses

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projects
Projects

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Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Introduction to Financial Markets

    Current session: Oct 16
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Learn the general concepts of financial markets and economy. You will see the difference between primary and secondary markets and learn about markets for different products. You will also look at various economic Indicators and their influenc
  2. COURSE 2

    Portfolio and Risk Management

    Upcoming session: Nov 6
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course teaches you the concepts of risk and expected return. This course presents an overview of the basic concepts and techniques used to construct financial portfolios. You will learn about the investment process and get a v
  3. COURSE 3

    Behavioral Investing

    Upcoming session: Nov 6
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Through this course, you will learn how individuals and firms make financial decisions, and how those decisions might deviate from those predicted by traditional financial or economic theory. We will explore the nature of these biases and their origin
  4. COURSE 4

    Investment Strategy

    Upcoming session: Oct 30
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Discover the basic concepts of needs analysis, investment policy, asset allocation, product selection, portfolio monitoring and re-balancing. We will look at the types of institutional investors - pension funds and insurance companies. You will l
  5. COURSE 5

    Financial Markets and Investment Strategy Capstone

    Current session: Oct 16
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    In the Capstone project, you have to design an investment plan for an individual at three different stages of his life. Depending on the stage of his life the individuals biases, risk preferences and wealth requirements change. You have to keep in min

Creators

  • Indian School of Business

    Indian School of Business was created to address the leadership needs of the emerging Asian economies, and is one of the top business schools in the world.

    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.

  • Vaidya Nathan

    Vaidya Nathan

    Lecturer
  • Vikram Kuriyan

    Vikram Kuriyan

    Clinical Professor of Finance
  • Ramabhadran Thirumalai

    Ramabhadran Thirumalai

    Assistant Professor

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