This course is presented online in a video lecture format. The duration is one hour. Once purchased you have access to the course for 12 months from the purchase date.
A short online course.
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.
By the end of this course you will understand:
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
Exams and sittings
CPD points = 1
A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.
Pass Assured Guarantee
Pass Assured Guarantee does not apply for this course.