MOOC on Investment Management

Investment Management in an evolving and volatile world by HEC Paris and AXA Investment Managers

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AXA Investment Managers has launched, in partnership with the international business school HEC Paris, the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC*) on Investment Management in an evolving and volatile world.

Available since 11 April 2016 on Coursera, this MOOC gives a unique opportunity for you to have a better understanding of financial markets and stakes at your own pace, learning the techniques and tools of asset management by mixing both theoretical approaches and the reality of financial markets.

Awarded "project of the year" in asset management by the Agefi, this online course brings together a community of more than 19,000 learners coming from 175 countries as at April 2018.

The course runs for 4 weeks, and consists of 4 modules, including a series of lecture videos between 5 to 8 minutes long with a range of interactive questions in each video.

  • MODULE 1 - Defining Your Investment Objectives and Universe
  • MODULE 2 - How to build an Investment Solution?
  • MODULE 3 - Exploring Specific Portfolio Management Techniques
  • MODULE 4 - The AM Industry: Selecting or Becoming a Fund Manager

You can either choose to simply attend the MOOC or pay a tuition fee to attend it with additional coursework containing assessments reviewed by academics to earn a completion certificate.
This MOOC offers online video courses and teaching material in English with Chinese, French and Spanish subtitles as well as an interactive user forum so that students can interact with other enrolled people all over the world.

So don’t wait, register now on the Coursera online platform.

The preparation of this MOOC has been an exciting adventure for many professionals at AXA Investment Managers and HEC, both for the speakers and a wealth of contributors. Thank you to all of them. We hope you enjoy this course as much we enjoyed creating it!


*What is a MOOC?
A MOOC is an online course aimed at making education accessible to anyone, everywhere and at any time thanks to information technology. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and sets of problems, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community of learners.