Training courses in Switzerland

Academic Calendar 2018

 Institute  Course(s)  Level  Dates
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Foundations of Sustainability and Finance  Executive  1 March 2018
 

This one-day course (in English) gives participants an introduction on definitions of sustainability and ESG, sustainability considerations in standard models of financial markets, the role of ethical decision making and systemic risks.

University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Emerging Markets Finance Executive 5 - 6 April 2018
 

This two-day course (in English) aims at providing participants with an in-depth understanding of macroeconomics, asset classes as well as risks related to investments in emerging markets.

University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Microfinance - Introduction Executive 25 June 2018
 

A one-day course (in English), in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, will provide participants with the basics of microfinance in emerging and developing economies. It is designed for all those who deal with investments in or funding for microfinance, financial sector development, or rural development in developing countries.

University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Microfinance - State of the Art Executive 26 - 27 June 2018
 

Following the introductory course, a two-day in-depth course (in English) participants gain an advanced understanding of how microfinance product development responds to demand and addresses financial market imperfections. They apply instruments for monitoring and evaluating the financial and social performance of investments in microfinance and financial sector development.

University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Microinsurance Executive 28 - 29 June 2018
  This course explores concepts and actions to develop insurance services and the relationships between coverage, customer acceptance, and financial outcomes for the insurance provider by means of a review of the theory and practice of microinsurance, and the practical application through discussions and case studies.
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Sustainability in Banking and Insurance Executive 20 - 21 September 2018
 

This two-day course (in English) introduces to participants implications of sustainability for the banking and insurance industries: ESG risks and ESG-related opportunities for banks and insurance companies.

University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Sustainable & Responsible Investment Executive 21 - 22 November 2018
 

In collaboration with CSSP AG, the University of Zurich Department of Banking and Finance offers a two-day intensive course (in German) on theoretical foundations and practical overview on strategies, products, performance management, and investor profiles of SRI.

University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Current Trends in Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) Executive 23 November 2018
 

To deepen and expand topics in socially responsible investments, participants can take a one-day intensive course (in English, in collaboration with WWF Switzerland) on selected topics in SRI, such as engagement, specific asset classes (bonds, private equity) and specific value chains (infrastructure).

 

 

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