Hedge funds online course

BPP

This course reviews the key characteristics of hedge funds including the flexibility of managers in making investments compared with traditional long-only managers. It looks at the main strategies used by hedge fund managers including directional, event-driven and relative value strategies.

There is then a review of the vehicles available to individual investors who wish to invest, including UCITS-compliant funds and funds of hedge funds. The module concludes by considering the issues surrounding investing in hedge funds and the advantages and disadvantages of including them in a client portfolio.

Price: £35 + VAT

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What you will gain

This course reviews the key characteristics of hedge funds including the flexibility of managers in making investments compared with traditional long-only managers.

Course content

By the end of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • what differentiates a hedge fund from other funds
  • the strategies employed by hedge funds
  • how UCITS compliant funds can offer absolute return strategies
  • the advantages and disadvantages of investing in funds of hedge funds
  • the impact of including hedge funds in portfolios

Questions?

BPP | Tel: 0330 060 3303 | Email: ldicas@bpp.com

Topics

  • Corporate and financial reporting
  • Online learning

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