Alternative Investment Strategies
This course is designed for investors who recognize the importance of diversifying their investment portfolios and who have a desire to understand the risk and rewards of various asset classes.
What you can learn.
- Understand commodity futures and options, computer trading models, managed futures, commodity pools, diamonds, physical gold, and bitcoins
- Measure risk, tax considerations, asset allocation and learn about data providers and trading software
About this course:This course is designed for financial professionals and personal investors who recognize the importance of diversifying their investment portfolios and who have a desire to understand the risks and rewards of asset classes outside of the traditional categories of stocks and bonds. Instruction provides an overview of alternative investment assets, strategies, and portfolio management. Topics include hedge funds, private equity, structured products/derivatives, and real assets (focus on real estate). Guest lectures given by experienced financial professionals expound upon the various subjects covered.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Elective course in the Finance Certificate.
Visitors not permitted.