Course overview

The risk perspective

Investing is always about risk and return. But most courses approach the topic from a return perspective. This course starts with the risk side. Understanding risk and what drives risk at is at the core investing. In the end returns are just a remuneration for taking risk. Understanding the risk and its nature allows you to understand your return sources. .
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Your benefits

Understand risk, it is at the core of any investment activity.

Risk has many dimensions and each risk measure only captures part of reality. Understand how to look at risk and interpret risk numbers on single asset and portfolio level. 

Know how risk is captured in covariance matrices and risk models.

Risk has a lot to do with how assets interact between each other. This structure of the market is captured in covariance matrices. Understanding how to build and use them is central to any serious investing. 

Understand risk factors and how they are related to investment returns.

Risk factors are the atoms of risk. What they are, how to identify them and how they are used to build risk and return models is at the core of modern finance.   

Your trainers

Vincent & Walter

say thank you for the trust, collaboration, and friendship over all these years. 
About Vincent & Walter
After many years at a large Swiss bank, they jointly started their own company NoscoPartners in 2013. The focus was on developing and delivering financial market training for bankers and financial professionals. Since then the business evolved around the central theme "Financial Market Expertise". Today NoscoPartners has three fields of business: education and e-learning, pension fund consulting and pension modelling. More info: