Batch August 2010 POT: Steps to Your Success Fundamental skills for achieving workplace success PROFESSIONAL OPTION TRADER...
<ul><li>Programme Objective </li></ul><ul><li>To make a proficient derivatives trading strategist and to impart comprehens...
<ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of internationalization has increased the use of derivatives instruments in the ...
2 sessions a Day for 6 Months In total over 800 hrs of Skill – Oriented Training (Theory, Practical & Evaluations inclusiv...
Derivatives Markets <ul><li>Introduction to the Course </li></ul><ul><li>Rules and Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Expectati...
Introducing the Futures Market Pricing of Futures & Forwards: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Cost-of-Carry Calculation of a Futu...
Introducing Commodity Futures Market Commodity Exchanges – A Look Inside REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Inter & Intra Exchange/C...
NSE’s Currency Derivatives Segment – A Look Inside REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Pricing of Currency Future Contracts <ul><li>P...
Understanding Financial Statements Financial Statements: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Accounting Information & Understanding F...
Analysis of Financial Statements Ratio Analysis: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Inter-firm comparison Analysis of the Stocks Pic...
Company Analysis – Financial Fundamental Company Analysis in Practice: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On E-I-C Framework for Fundam...
Financial Mathematics and Statistics Basic Statistical Measures: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Risk & Return Analysis and Risk ...
Stock Valuation Relative Valuation Techniques: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Finding the Valuations for the Stock identified th...
Stock Analysis and Strategy Experiential Learning on: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Finding the Technical Targets – Support & R...
Stock and Index Futures Pricing of Futures: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Futures Pricing & Application <ul><li>Futures prices ...
Stock and Index Options Pricing of Options: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Options Pricing & Application <ul><li>Options pricing...
Important Investment Concepts Expected Returns and Risk: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Measurement of Risk & Returns <ul><li>De...
Modern Investment Theory REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Market Efficiency – How well market prices reflect relevant information ...
Portfolio Selection REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Using Mutual Funds versus Individual Stocks as Portfolio Component Markowitz ...
Portfolio Management REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Measures of Portfolio Performance Portfolio Management as a Process: EXERCIS...
AUDIENCE:  Student pursuing their MBA/CA, Investors and existing Professionals – involved or aspiring to make or enhance a...
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  1. 1. Batch August 2010 POT: Steps to Your Success Fundamental skills for achieving workplace success PROFESSIONAL OPTION TRADER 6 Months Comprehensive – Skill Oriented Course BULLS n BEARS SCHOOL H – 13/8, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi – 110 017
  2. 2. <ul><li>Programme Objective </li></ul><ul><li>To make a proficient derivatives trading strategist and to impart comprehensive knowledge about strategies, concepts and pricing of futures, forwards and options contracts. </li></ul><ul><li>After completing this course you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>The concepts and terminologies used in futures, forward and option markets. </li></ul><ul><li>The different types of derivatives available in the financial markets. </li></ul><ul><li>Application of pricing theory to futures & options. </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of futures, forwards and options as a tool for arbitrage, speculative, hedging, and trading activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Options program trading strategies using real time application software like Greek. </li></ul>‘ The Single-best resource for understanding and participating in Derivatives Trading’ Professional Option Trader
  3. 3. <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of internationalization has increased the use of derivatives instruments in the financial markets. Derivative instruments provides the widest range of trading opportunities. These instruments have created new ways to understand, measure & manage risks. It is important for firms to exploit and manage market risk, commodity risk, forex risk & interest rate risk. Hence it is important to understand the characteristics of derivatives and their usage as a financial instruments for risk management purposes. Financial options are considered as a part of any firm’s risk – management strategy to ensure that value – enhancing investment opportunities are pursued. </li></ul><ul><li>This course deals with understanding the strategic trading positions that can be taken in derivatives instruments on the basis of different views of the participants. It is an excellent course for anyone involved in derivatives transactions as it contains graphical detailing of the risk-reward profile of various derivative positions. Analytical and numerical methods of derivatives pricing have been dealt in detail. The themes of this course are: </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of futures contract </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of the concepts of futures & forwards contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Develop position in the futures so as to exploit and manage risks </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanics of trading futures and forwards contracts by market participants </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing of both American & European options </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanics of option trading strategies by market participants </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2 sessions a Day for 6 Months In total over 800 hrs of Skill – Oriented Training (Theory, Practical & Evaluations inclusive) supported by Study Materials, e-Learning Support and Training Aids like LCD Projectors, Greek Trading Software, MS Excel and other Relevant Software. Course Schedule REAL TIME ANALYSIS/PROJECT/REPORT Timing 8:30 am to 18:00 pm Real Time Training using Greek Software With Industry Appreciation Certification REGULAR OFFLINE/ONLINE ASSESSMENT THROUGHOUT CONCEPT Timing 18:30 am to 19:30 pm 3 Days a Week Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  5. 5. Derivatives Markets <ul><li>Introduction to the Course </li></ul><ul><li>Rules and Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations etc. </li></ul>Getting a Grip on the FO Market: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Derivatives Trading <ul><li>Order arrival – The bid-ask spread & the liquidity dimension </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the trading terminal </li></ul><ul><li>Getting started with trading terminal </li></ul><ul><li>Using trading simulation on the academic floor </li></ul><ul><li>Developing the market outlook by viewing the operating terminal </li></ul><ul><li>How should you price your order & handle large orders – price & quantity discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Clearing & Settlement mechanism </li></ul><ul><li>Different market types – their order books & order types </li></ul><ul><li>Key functions </li></ul><ul><li>Order modification, cancellation & matching </li></ul><ul><li>Trade modification & cancellation </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Trading – NSE/BSE FO </li></ul>Orientation: Derivatives - An Overview: <ul><li>History of Derivatives </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Derivatives: Forwards and Futures, Options, Swaps, Exotic </li></ul><ul><li>Application of Derivatives </li></ul><ul><li>Market Traders: Hedgers, Speculators and Arbitrageurs </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange Traded Derivatives vs OTC Derivatives </li></ul>EXERCISE – On NEAT FO Trading Mechanism: Learning Outcome
  6. 6. Introducing the Futures Market Pricing of Futures & Forwards: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Cost-of-Carry Calculation of a Future’s Contract <ul><li>Future Price Models - Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Cost-of-Carry Model - Perfect & Imperfect Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing of Future Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing of Forward Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Future Pricing vs Forward Pricing </li></ul><ul><li>Different Payoffs of Future & Forward Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Quotes – Prices, Settlement price, Lifetime Highs & Lows, Open Interest, Volume of trading </li></ul><ul><li>Lot Size </li></ul><ul><li>How Does settlement of the Future takes place on Exercise/expiry? </li></ul><ul><li>Computation of Different Margins </li></ul>Future Fundamentals: <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Trading Future Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Specification of the Future Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence of future price to spot price </li></ul><ul><li>Basis Risk, Contango & Backwardation </li></ul><ul><li>Trading Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Margins </li></ul><ul><li>Uses of Future Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Forward vs Future Contracts </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Reading Future’s Data-sheet: Learning Outcome
  7. 7. Introducing Commodity Futures Market Commodity Exchanges – A Look Inside REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Inter & Intra Exchange/Commodities Trading and Arbitrage Strategies <ul><li>Global Scenarios: </li></ul><ul><li>Global commodity market – A Brief History </li></ul><ul><li>Leading international commodity exchanges & their main traded commodities – LME/NYMEX/CBOT </li></ul><ul><li>Indian commodity market’s potential </li></ul><ul><li>Bullions, Metals, Spices, Oil & Oil Seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Pulses, Cereals, Fibers & Plantations </li></ul><ul><li>Energy, Petrochemicals, Guarseeds & Other </li></ul><ul><li>Techno-fundamental Study of All Commodities </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Trading Strategies </li></ul>Overview of Commodity Market & Introducing Commodities as an Asset Class: <ul><li>Commodity </li></ul><ul><li>The Kabra Committee Report </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution of the commodity market in India </li></ul><ul><li>Which commodity futures can be traded? </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating future industry prospects </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Analytical Study of All Commodities: Learning Outcome <ul><li>Regulatory Framework: </li></ul><ul><li>Rules governing commodity derivatives exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Rules governing intermediaries </li></ul><ul><li>Rules governing investor grievances arbitration </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic Scenarios: </li></ul><ul><li>Commodities regional spot exchanges & its drawbacks </li></ul><ul><li>National exchanges – NCDEX, MCX & NMCEIL </li></ul><ul><li>Commodities traded – their volumes, growth & statistics </li></ul>
  8. 8. NSE’s Currency Derivatives Segment – A Look Inside REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Pricing of Currency Future Contracts <ul><li>Product definition </li></ul><ul><li>Trading underlying versus Trading futures </li></ul><ul><li>Uses of Currency Futures – Hedging, Speculation, Arbitrage </li></ul><ul><li>Trading, Clearing, Settlement and Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>Use of currency futures to hedge a short or long position in foreign currency </li></ul><ul><li>Use of currency futures for speculation </li></ul>Overview of Currency Market & Introducing Currency Futures as a hedging tool: <ul><li>Derivatives as a risk management tool </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange Rate: Quotes, Tick-size, Spread, Factors affecting exchange rates </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed exchange rate regime and Floating exchange rate regime </li></ul><ul><li>Spot transaction and Forward transaction </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing of currency futures contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies using currency futures </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Use of Currency Futures: Learning Outcome Introducing Currency Futures Market
  9. 9. Understanding Financial Statements Financial Statements: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Accounting Information & Understanding Financial Statements of the Stocks Picked in Assignment # 4 <ul><li>What are financial statements; Importance of financial statements; User of financial statements & how they are used by them </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of financial statements – Balance sheet or position statement; Profit & loss account or income statement; Statement of retained earnings; Statement of change in financial position </li></ul><ul><li>Interrelation between balance sheet & income statement </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding financial statements and getting a sense of how much the firm’s assets are worth for, how they are financed, and how profitable they are, at least from an accounting stand-point </li></ul>Accounting and Finance: <ul><li>Difference between finance & accounting </li></ul><ul><li>The basic accounting statements </li></ul><ul><li>Informational needs </li></ul><ul><li>Asset measurement & valuation </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring financing mix </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring earnings & profitability </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring risk </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Accounting Information and Understanding Financial Statement: Learning Outcome
  10. 10. Analysis of Financial Statements Ratio Analysis: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Inter-firm comparison Analysis of the Stocks Picked & Financial Statements understood in Assignment # 4 & 5 respectively <ul><li>Uses of ratios; Classification of ratios – According to the statement upon which they are based, According to function, According to importance </li></ul><ul><li>Profitability ratios – Return on investment; Return on net worth; Return on asset; Gross margin; Net margin; Operating margin </li></ul><ul><li>Activity ratios – Capital turnover; Total asset turnover; Debtors turnover; Creditors turnover </li></ul><ul><li>Financial ratios – Current ratio; Liquid ratio; Debt-equity ratio; Proprietary ratio; Fixed assets ratio; Debt-service ratio; Capital gearing ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Market test ratios – Earnings per share; Price earning ratio; Pay-out ratio; </li></ul>Types of Financial Statement Analysis: <ul><li>According to Nature of the Analyst and the Material used by him </li></ul><ul><li>According to Modus Operandi of Analysis </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Inter-firm Comparison Analysis: Methods of Analyzing Financial Statements: <ul><li>Comparative Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Common-size Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Trend Ratios </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio Analysis – Advantages & Limitations of Ratio Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Business ratio analysis using Pyramid of ratios </li></ul><ul><li>Starting with the Management ratio, i.e., (Operation Profit/Operating Asset) </li></ul><ul><li>Building a pyramid of ratios to identify the reasons for a company doing good or bad. </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  11. 11. Company Analysis – Financial Fundamental Company Analysis in Practice: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On E-I-C Framework for Fundamental Analysis – Bottom-up & Top-down Approaches (Appreciation Certificate from Industry) <ul><li>Book value per share </li></ul><ul><li>Earnings estimates </li></ul><ul><li>Forecasting the EPS – basic & diluted EPS </li></ul><ul><li>Sales growth – an alternative to earnings </li></ul><ul><li>P/E ratio – Determinants of PE ratio; Why PE ratios changes among companies </li></ul><ul><li>PEG ratio & Other earning multiples – Price to future earnings, Price to earnings before R&D expenses, Enterprise value to EBITDA </li></ul>Analyzing the Financial Aspects: <ul><li>Analyzing the financial aspects like – Earnings per share, Sales profitability, Dividend record, Asset growth etc. of a company to determine whether to buy, sell or hold on to the shares of a particular company </li></ul>EXERCISE – On How to Pick-up Stocks from Different Sectors: Understanding the Financial Pages/Papers <ul><li>Identifying – A banking stock; A power stock; An aluminum stock; An auto ancillary stock; A cement stock; A domestic & MNC pharmaceutical stock; An engineering stock; An FI stock; An FMCG stock; A hotel stock; A paint stock; A refinery stock; A software stock; A steel stock </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  12. 12. Financial Mathematics and Statistics Basic Statistical Measures: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Risk & Return Analysis and Risk Profiling <ul><li>Measures of Central Tendency </li></ul><ul><li>Standard Deviation, Variance & Co-variance Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Normal Distribution & Probability Distribution Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Correlation & Regression Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring Volatility – Value-at-Risk Analysis </li></ul>Basic Financial Measures: <ul><li>Yield Measures </li></ul><ul><li>Price value of a Basis Point </li></ul><ul><li>Risk & Return Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Time Value of Money – Future value of a single cash-flow; Present value of a single cash-flow; Future value of an annuity; Present value of an annuity; Present value of a perpetuities; Amortization </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Financial & Statistical Analysis with MS Excel: <ul><li>Spreadsheet basics </li></ul><ul><li>The basic financial statements </li></ul><ul><li>Financial statement analysis tools </li></ul><ul><li>Financial forecasting </li></ul><ul><li>Break-even & leverage analysis </li></ul><ul><li>The time value of money </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  13. 13. Stock Valuation Relative Valuation Techniques: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Finding the Valuations for the Stock identified through E-I-C framework in Assignment # 7 (Appreciation Certificate from Industry) <ul><li>The PE ratio or earnings multiplier approach </li></ul><ul><li>Price to book value approach </li></ul><ul><li>Price to sales ratio approach </li></ul><ul><li>Economic value added approach </li></ul><ul><li>Which approach to use & some final thoughts on valuation </li></ul>Discounted Cash-flow Techniques: <ul><li>The required rate of return </li></ul><ul><li>The expected cash-flows </li></ul><ul><li>Intrinsic value & market value </li></ul><ul><li>Dividend discount model in practice & Other discounted cash-flow approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Dupont Analysis </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Stock Valuations with MS Excel: <ul><li>How to build the spreadsheet for a two-stage discounted dividend model – What is the firm’s intrinsic value per share? </li></ul><ul><li>How to build the spreadsheet for constructing a Dynamic chart by grouping inputs & output & by adding spinners. </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  14. 14. Stock Analysis and Strategy Experiential Learning on: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Finding the Technical Targets – Support & Resistance level for the Stock identified through E-I-C framework in Assignment # 7 <ul><li>The Impact of overall Market on Individual Stock </li></ul><ul><li>The Passive Investment Strategy – Buy-and-Hold </li></ul><ul><li>The Active Investment Strategy – Stock selection, sector rotation & market timing </li></ul><ul><li>The Market Efficiency </li></ul>Alternative Approaches for Analyzing and Selecting Stocks: <ul><li>Technical Analysis – Learning price indications for buy & sell; Learning volume indications for buy & sell; Learning resistance & support levels; Identifying overbought & oversold markets; Learning working on momentum & stop loss </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral Finance Implications – Investor psychology & philosophy for buy & sell </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Active Investment Strategy with MS Excel: <ul><li>Identifying an undervalued stock, which has achieved its target in the trailing twelve months </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying the entry & exit points using technical analysis tools, during the trailing twelve months </li></ul><ul><li>Outperforming the passive strategist. </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  15. 15. Stock and Index Futures Pricing of Futures: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Futures Pricing & Application <ul><li>Futures prices models – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Cost of carry model for perfect & imperfect markets </li></ul>Stock Index: <ul><li>Economic significance of index movement </li></ul><ul><li>Index – Types, Construction, Desirable attributes & Hedging effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Impact cost – a measure of liquidity </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate actions & it’s effect on index securities </li></ul>Futures Market: <ul><li>Understanding futures market – Trading, Clearing, Settlement & Margining </li></ul><ul><li>How to read the futures data sheet & selecting the right index </li></ul>Application of Futures: <ul><li>Futures payoffs </li></ul><ul><li>Trading strategies for – Hedging, Speculating & Arbitrage </li></ul>EXERCISE – On NSE F&O Trading Mechanism: <ul><li>Different contract types – their order books & order types </li></ul><ul><li>Key functions </li></ul><ul><li>Order modification, cancellation & matching </li></ul><ul><li>Trade modification & cancellation </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Trading – NSE F&O </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  16. 16. Stock and Index Options Pricing of Options: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Options Pricing & Application <ul><li>Options pricing models – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Review of options pricing factors </li></ul><ul><li>Black & Scholes model </li></ul>What are Options: Options Market: Application of Options: <ul><li>Options payoffs </li></ul><ul><li>Trading strategies for – Bullish market, Bearish market, Volatile market & Stable market </li></ul>EXERCISE – On Futures & Options Arbitrage: <ul><li>Over-priced futures – Buy spot, sell futures </li></ul><ul><li>Under-priced futures – Buy futures, sell spot </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar option </li></ul><ul><li>Strike option </li></ul><ul><li>Intra-market </li></ul><ul><li>Conversion </li></ul><ul><li>Box conversion </li></ul><ul><li>Straddle </li></ul><ul><li>Call options & Put options </li></ul><ul><li>Options styles, concepts & terminologies </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages of option trading </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding options market – Trading, Clearing, Settlement & Margining </li></ul><ul><li>How to read the options data sheet & selecting the right contract </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  17. 17. Important Investment Concepts Expected Returns and Risk: REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Measurement of Risk & Returns <ul><li>Dealing with uncertainty – Using probability distributions; Calculating expected returns; Calculating risk </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio return & risk – Portfolio expected returns; Portfolio risk </li></ul><ul><li>Analyzing portfolio risk – Risk reduction – the insurance principle & diversification – diversifiable risk versus non-diversifiable risk </li></ul><ul><li>Calculating portfolio risk – The two security case; the n-security case </li></ul>The Returns and Risk from Investing: EXERCISE – On Expected Risk and Return: <ul><li>Why stock prices change over time </li></ul><ul><li>Stock return and asset return distributions </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic & international diversification </li></ul><ul><li>Returns – The components of return </li></ul><ul><li>Risk – Sources & types of risk </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring Returns – Total return, Relative return & Inflation-adjusted returns </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring Risk – Standard deviation & risk premiums </li></ul><ul><li>Realized returns & risks from investing </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring co-movements in securities returns </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  18. 18. Modern Investment Theory REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Market Efficiency – How well market prices reflect relevant information Market Efficiency: EXERCISE – On The Capital Asset Pricing Model and The Arbitrage Pricing Theory: <ul><li>Computing stock betas and evaluating the relationship between expected returns & beta risk </li></ul><ul><li>Conducting empirical study </li></ul><ul><li>The concept of an Efficient Market </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence on Market Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Implications of the Efficient Market Hypothesis </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of Market Anomalies </li></ul><ul><li>Some Conclusions about Market Efficiency </li></ul>Capital Market Theory: <ul><li>The Capital Asset Pricing Model – The CAPM’s expected return-beta relationship; The assumptions of the CAPM – Equilibrium in the capital markets </li></ul><ul><li>The Market Portfolio – The importance & composition of the market portfolio; Efficient Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>The Equilibrium Return-Risk trade-off – The Capital Market Line; The Security Market Line </li></ul><ul><li>Arbitrage Pricing Theory – Using APT in investment decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Some Conclusions about Asset Pricing </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  19. 19. Portfolio Selection REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Using Mutual Funds versus Individual Stocks as Portfolio Component Markowitz Model: EXERCISE – On Portfolio Construction: <ul><li>Using Markowitz – Mean-Variance criterion model </li></ul><ul><li>Using Sharpe Optimization Model </li></ul><ul><li>The mean-variance criterion </li></ul><ul><li>Corner portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Dent in the efficient set </li></ul><ul><li>Dominance principle </li></ul><ul><li>Modifications to the efficient frontier – Short selling, Leveraged portfolios – Risk-free asset; Investing in both the risk-free asset and a risky asset </li></ul><ul><li>Critique </li></ul>Sharpe Single Index Model: <ul><li>Characteristic lines </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio characteristic lines </li></ul><ul><li>Constructing the optimal portfolio – Ranking from highest to lowest “excess return to beta”, Finding the cut-off point & Allocating resources </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  20. 20. Portfolio Management REAL TIME ASSIGNMENT: On Measures of Portfolio Performance Portfolio Management as a Process: EXERCISE – On Asset Allocation: <ul><li>This exercise will explore asset allocation from the viewpoint of the goals of an individual investors </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating critically popular media claims about the performance of various portfolios, such as Mutual Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Individual investor versus Institutional investor </li></ul><ul><li>Formulating an appropriate investment policy </li></ul><ul><li>Developing investment strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring market conditions & Investor circumstances </li></ul><ul><li>Making portfolio adjustments as necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Re-balancing the portfolio </li></ul>Evaluation of Investment Performance: <ul><li>Framework for evaluating portfolio performance </li></ul><ul><li>Return & risk considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Risk-Adjusted measures of performance – Sharpe performance measure, Treynor performance measure & Jensen’s differential return measure </li></ul><ul><li>Problems with portfolio measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Other issues in performance evaluation </li></ul>Learning Outcome
  21. 21. AUDIENCE: Student pursuing their MBA/CA, Investors and existing Professionals – involved or aspiring to make or enhance a career prospects as research analyst in the financial services industry. The participants should be minimum a graduate. LENGTH: 6 months. Over 800 hrs of Classroom Training plus Real Time Analysis/Project/Report Skill-Oriented Training. FORMAT: Active involvement through small-group exercises, real-life examples from home and work, games, case studies, role plays and practical skill applications along with theory by using Capital Line Database, MS Excel and Hands-on training on simulated software on NSE/BSE/F&O markets plus e-learning support. MATERIALS: Facilitators guide, printed study materials, e-learning support, audio and video aids, participants worksheets, Measurement tools as spreadsheets, simulated software and skill imparting aids. INSTRUCTION: Consortium of investment professionals from within and outside industry from across the country. CERTIFICATION: Participants will be provided Certificate as “Professional Value Trader” on completing the course with a minimum of 50% score. Plus Appreciation Certificates for Quality Projects and Assignment done during this course. PROGRAM Specifications

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