Securing Investment Returns in the Long Run

Provided by: Coursera

In this course, you will learn about the famous dichotomy between active and passive investing, how to appropriately measure and analyze investment performance and what the future trends in the investment management industry are.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn about absolute and relative performance, risk-adjusted returns and how to decompose investment performance. Two main categories of investment vehicles, active and passive funds, and what they entail in terms of expected performance. Finally, explore the worlds of sustainable finance, neurofinance and fintech, three areas of research that will shape the future of the investment management industry.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for new and experienced leaders and managers at all levels, Risk Analysts, Investment Managers

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


University of Geneva

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

7 hrs


$ 49/month

Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification