Oxford Alternative Investment Series

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Elevate your expertise within the financial industry

Start dates:

Duration:

  • 18 weeks

Time commitment:

  • Short programme

Location:

  • Online

Cost:

  • £5,262

About the series

Explore this immersive series, diving into private markets, real estate and algorithmic trading to advance your financial expertise.

The Oxford Alternative Investment Series is a carefully curated learning path for trading and investment professionals wanting to increase their expertise in alternate investments.

By combining the skills learned in three programmes, you'll be empowered to operate confidently within the evolving alternate market sector.

This series is designed for professionals in the trading and investment field, as well as finance experts eager to stay competitive and capitalise on career prospects in the developing private markets industry. This series will also benefit anyone looking to transition into or disrupt the real estate market.

Programmes in this series

Receive a 15% discount on the three programmes.

  • Oxford Private Markets Investments Programme: gain a comprehensive understanding of private markets and learn to leverage new opportunities in this specialised area.
  • Oxford Real Estate Investment Programme: discover the impact of megatrends and disruptions on commercial, residential and sustainable real estate, affecting occupier and capital markets, and enhance your investment portfolio’s durability amidst upcoming changes.
  • Oxford Algorithmic Trading Programme: learn the principles that drive successful algorithmic trading strategies and hedge funds so you become proficient in executing personalised trading tactics and unravelling the complexities of algorithmic trading, as well as an introduction to financial theory and behavioural finance.

Designed to provide you with maximum flexibility, this series will allow you to tailor your learning experience to suit your unique schedule and preferences. You'll have the freedom to select your preferred start date for each programme, enabling you to seamlessly integrate your learning commitments into your existing personal and professional obligations. You'll also have the exclusive opportunity to network with a dynamic network of like-minded peers and expert faculty.

Curriculum

The three short programmes are broken down into manageable, weekly modules designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse activities. Over the duration of this series, you’ll work through the following modules.

Programme 1: Oxford Private Markets Investments Programme

Orientation module

Welcome to your online campus.

Applications to join the programme will be accepted until the end of the orientation module.

Module 1

Become fluent in the language of private markets

Module 2

Private asset acquisition and management

Module 3

Structuring investment vehicles

Module 4

Performance evaluation for private investments

Module 5

Asset owners: role models in asset allocation

Module 6

Megatrends and the future of private markets

If you have a deep passion for the private markets and a desire to stay up to date with current and future trends and thought leadership in this field, the programme will undoubtedly satisfy your thirst for knowledge.

Triet Nguyen

Senior Associate, PwC Australia

Programme 2: Oxford Algorithmic Trading Programme

Orientation module

Welcome to your online campus.

Applications to join the programme will be accepted until the end of the orientation module.

Module 1

Introduction to classic and behavioural finance theory

Module 2

Systematic trading and the state of the investment industry

Module 3

Technical analysis and methods for trading system design

Module 4

Building an algorithmic trading model

Module 5

Evaluation criteria for systematic models and funds

Module 6

Future trends in algorithmic trading

The course was a turning point in my career. Using what I’d learned from the content... I opened my own investment firm... I recommend you take the course and open your eyes to the future of investments.

Vinicius Karam

Head of Fasanara Quant, Fasanara Capital

Programme 3: Oxford Real Estate Investment Programme

Orientation module

Welcome to your online campus.

Applications to join the programme will be accepted until the end of the orientation module.

Module 1

Real estate - the asset in context

Module 2

Real estate investment and finance

Module 3

The future of commercial real estate markets

Module 4

The future of housing and residential property markets

Module 5

Development, sustainability, and the future of cities

Module 6

The future of real estate funds, portfolios, and capital markets

Faculty

This series is guided by prominent industry thought leaders who will share their experience and in-depth knowledge of alternate investments with you.

About the certificates

Upon successful completion of each programme you’ll receive a certificate of attendance.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with your digital certificate, you will need to meet the requirements outlined in the programme handbook. Each handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin that programme. 

The CPD Certification Service

All programmes in this series are certified by The CPD Certification Service. It may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or associated with, UK-based professional bodies. Combined, the three programmes have an estimated 180 hours of learning.

Contact

For a more in-depth conversation about our online programmes and the series offered, speak to the team:

OnlineExecEd@sbs.ox.ac.uk