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Alternative Strategies: Hedge Funds and Liquid Alternatives


What the Course will Cover

  • Alternative Investments as an Asset Class
  • Theoretical Justification for Alternative Strategies
  • Overview and Key Differences between Hedge Funds, Alternative Mutual Funds, ETFs and Closed End Funds
  • Overview of Derivatives
  • Detailed Descriptions and Examples of the Various Alternative Strategies
  • Due Diligence on Alternative Strategy Funds
  • Ensuring Suitability for Clients
  • Alternative Strategy Performance Measurements
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 30
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed Unlimited
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: There is no maximum to the number of quiz attempts permitted, but only the first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

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