Training courses in Switzerland

Academic Calendar 2019/2020

Institute Course(s) level date
University of Zurich Department of Banking and Finance Wealth Owner Programs 2019-2020 Executive 10-12 October 2019 & 18-20 March 2020
  This program is designed to help next gen family members to understand impact investing, meet peers from around the world, and start to develop an investment- and engagement strategy.
HEG Genève DAS Management Durable: Méthodes d’évaluation des projets et finance durable Executive January 2020
  Module 6 of the DAS in Sustainable Mangement examines the process of integrating CSR issues in a company's management system as well as in reference frameworks for managers and investors. The four-day module is part of the DAS in Sustainable Management which start in September 2019. The exact dates can be found here.
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Sustainability & Finance - Introduction Executive 5 March 2020
  This one-day course (in English) introduces participants to the basic concepts of sustainability and responsibility in financial decision-making. It provides an overview of the state of discussion regarding how these concepts are integrated into standard concepts of financial market analysis and into current practices.
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Emerging Markets Finance Executive April 2020
  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 15 June 2020
  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 Zurich Department of Banking and Finance (CSP) Sustainable Investing in Wealth Management Executive 4-5 June & 5-6 November 2020
  This course is designed for practitioners working in wealth management, especially relationship managers. Participants will get a clear understanding of sustainable investing and a market overview and experience real-life client sessions on sustainable investing with (U)HNWIs
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Microfinance - State of the Art Executive 16-17 June 2020
  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 Sustainability in Banking and Insurance Executive 16 - 17 September 2020
  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 Climate Change Finance Executive 28 - 29 September 2020
  The relevance of climate change for the financial sector is becoming increasingly visible. This course gives participants an overview of the mechanisms of climate change models and metrics and discusses if and how climate risks can translate into financial risks
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance Sustainable Investing Executive 18-19 November 2020
  This seminar is 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 Sustainable Investing Executive 20 November 2020
  To deepen and expand topics in socially responsible investments, participants can take a one-day intensive course (in English, in collaboration with SSF) on selected topics in SRI, such as engagement, specific asset classes (bonds, private equity) and specific value chains (infrastructure). Participants are then required to complete a case study.

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