PLSA – Understanding Investment virtual training

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PLSA – Understanding Investment virtual training

Wednesday 31 January @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Understanding Investment is in two parts: Session 1 – The fundamentals (11:00 -12:00 noon). Session 2 – The Characteristics (14:00 -15:00) The sessions are offered through our virtual training platform using an internet connection. You will need video and audio access to do this training. If you work in an open plan office you may want to use head phones. Together they explore, for example, reasons why pension schemes invest and the factors that may influence investment performance. It looks at the investments most frequently used by pension funds, their main characteristics and risks, and key varieties of investment management.


Session  1 -  The fundamentals

  • Why pension schemes invest
  • Key factors influencing pension scheme investment
  • Key facts about the main investments (Asset Classes) used by pension schemes
  • Alternative asset classes

Session  2  - The characteristics

  • Equities (shares) Bonds and cash and their relative risk, return and liquidity
  • Factors influencing the suitability and diversity of investments
  • Varieties of investment management
  • Monitoring investment performance


Cost: £160.00

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Wednesday 31 January
11:00 am - 3:00 pm