Global Investment Portfolio Construction And Management Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance

A practical hands-on experience in modern day portfolio management and investments. This three day program will cover the main topics of modern portfolio theory and investment analysis. Candidates will be guided through the process of portfolio construction looking at global asset allocation by assessing current global macro conditions, sector analysis based on the business cycle as well as covering portfolio risk and performance analysis. Candidates will be asked to form small teams and operate as competing portfolio management teams. Each group will construct their own multi asset investment portfolios, implemented through sophisticated software on a bespoke simulation-based investment platform in the BIBF Dealing Room.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this practical course participants will be able to:

  • Learn how industry professionals construct balanced investment portfolios breaking the process down into the following areas:
    • Global diversification
    • Asset allocation
    • Sector & stock selection
    • Technical analysis
    • Portfolio risk management
    • Performance measurement
  • Learn about the current global macro-economic factors driving today’s global markets
  • Learn the difference between the Macro approach and the Micro approach to portfolio construction.
  • Learn how equity sector performance changes with the economic and business cycle
  • Learn how to measure portfolio performance and risk
  • Work as a fund management team to determine an investment strategy and implement this by constructing a real-life investment portfolio by executing trades through an investment bank
  • Learn how to adjust investment strategies in response to live news flow and changing market conditions

Target Audience

This programme is designed to deliver an insight into the front office investment process of constructing and managing portfolios. It is relevant to Investment analysts; Portfolio managers; Risk managers/analysts; Dealers; Traders; Treasury sales; Treasury back & middle officers

Entry Requirements

None

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