An intensive three-day training course

Performance Measurement and Attribution

In London (England)

£ 2,299 - (Rs 1,88,015)

Important information

  • Training
  • London (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Days
  • When:

The focus with this course is to improve the way you work and enhance your performance. You will master all of the available methodologies to measure returns and be able to interpret the return of your fund against the benchmark to monitor your results successfully. You will be able to use analysis and benchmarking effectively, implementing risk-adjusted measures and using your appreciation of recent developments to increase the consistency of your results.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

Attend and gain a comprehensive understanding of:

• The differences between money-weighted and time-weighted returns and which to use
• What constitutes a good benchmark and appropriate customisation calculations
• Attribution analysis including fixed income, multicurrency and derivative instruments
• The full range of risk-adjusted performance measures including those suitable for hedge funds
• The latest developments in performance standards


Where and when

Starts Location
09 November 2016
6th Floor, 29 Bressenden Place, SW1E 5DR, London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Performance Management
Appraisal Skills
Cash Flow Management
Asset Management
Cash Flow
Investment Funds
Fixed Income
Performance Appraisal
Banking Investment
Cash Management
Investment Tax
Performance measurement

Course programme

Be guided through the various components of performance measurement & attribution. Practical exercises will cement your learning along the way. These include:
  • Calculate a range of time-weighted and money-weighted returns.
  • Discuss the implications and requirements of large cash flows
  • Calculate a range of customised indices
  • Calculate basic attribution effects. Discuss the impact of investment decisions. Debate typical attribution problems
  • Debate and resolve firm definition, composite allocation and discretion issues for a fictitious large global asset management firm
  • Calculate a range of risk-adjusted performance measures and use them to evaluate and rank the performance of five portfolios
  • Analyse and interpret fixed income attribution using the Van Breukelen method