[Classroom] The Hedge Fund Masterclass (1st Cohort)
This programme comprises of FIVE modules, is an advanced programme designed to equip financial practitioners the required knowledge and skills to join and develop their career in the Hedge Fund Management industry.
Upon successful completion of all FIVE modules, the participant will be awarded the Certificate of Completion of this programme.
Train and advise 500 emerging investment talents to join the HK hedge fund industry in the next 5 years
Module 1: Overview of the Hedge Fund Management Industry:
- Structure of Hedge Fund
- Hedge Fund and Counterparties
- Hedge Fund vs Mutual Fund
Modules 2-3: Hedge Fund Strategies:
- Securities Selection
- Emerging Strategies
Module 4: Hedge Fund Investing:
- Due Diligence (IDD and ODD)
- Risk Measures & Return Analysis
- Performance Benchmarks
- Qualitative Assessments
- Investor Profile/Characteristics
- Sourcing (Capital Introduction)
- Transparency (Investor Relations)
- The Pros and Cons
Module 5: Hedge Fund Market Trends
- AUM Growth
- Financial dis-intermediation
- Multi Prime/Open Architecture
- Regulatory updates
Final course work
10-minutes 5 slides presentation of an alpha strategy by each participant
A Certificate of Completion (80% participation of class plus final presentation) will be awarded
Who should attend
This programme is primarily targeted to financial practitioners with a minimum of 5 years relevant sell/buy-side experience who would like to gain a solid understanding of and/or planning to enter/further develop themselves in the hedge fund management industry.
Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme
Eligible in-service practitioners of the financial services industry could apply for a reimbursement up to 80% of the course / seminar fees, or a maximum of HK$10,000 per person throughout the period of 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2023 upon satisfactory completion.
Each individual may apply for reimbursement for more than one course / seminar subject to a maximum of HK$10,000 but each course / seminar can only be reimbursed once.
The duly signed application form together with the FIVE supporting documents must be submitted within FOUR months from the last day of the course / seminar attended. Please refer to the WAM Pilot Programme website for more details.
WAM Pilot Programme Special Requirements
If you plan to apply for reimbursement under the Financial Incentive Scheme (FIS), please ensure your device/computer has the camera feature or with webcam installed as you are required to turn on your camera throughout the webinar.
**Upon meeting the completion criteria (80% participation of class plus final presentation), non-member would be offered a 1 year Ordinary Membership.**