Training courses in Switzerland

Academic Calendar 2020/2021

 Institute course(s)       Level   Date    
HEG Genève CAS Sustainable Finance Executive Jan - June 2021
  The Geneva School of Business Administration (Haute école de gestion Genève – HEG) of the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland offer an online Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Sustainable Finance (12 ECTS) to help finance professionals seize growing opportunities offered by responsible investment.
University of Zurich Department of Banking and Finance (CSP) Sustainable Investing in Wealth Management - 5th cohort Executive 8-9 April 2021
  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 & CCSP Emerging Markets Finance Executive 12-13 April 2021
  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 & CCSP Microfinance - Introduction Executive 14 June 2021
  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 & CCSP Microfinance - State of the Art Executive 15-16 June 2021
  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 & CCSP Insurance for Development Executive 17-18 June 2021
  The course is designed for organizations that support the development of microinsurance.  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 practices, and practical application.
University of Zurich Department of Banking and Finance (CSP) Sustainable Investing in Wealth Management - 6th cohort Executieve June 2021
  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 & CCSP Sustainability & Finance - Introduction Executive 15 September 2021
  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 & CCSP Sustainability in Banking and Insurance   Executive  16 - 17 September 2021  
  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 & CCSP Climate Change Finance Executive 27 - 28 September 2021
  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 & CCSP FinTech & Sustainability Executive 25-26 October 2021
  In this course participants learn about the key concepts and definition of “FinTech”, “Blockchain”, “Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning” and “Sustainability”.  Participants gain an understanding of how different technical tools can be applied to solve sustainability questions.  Participants learn how to critically assess the benefit of a combination of the concepts of Sustainability and FinTech and differentiate advantages from potential risks.  With the discussion of concrete examples and case studies, students learn where FinTech applications are currently used in sustainable finance and gain the ability to evaluate future trends in the industry.
University of Zurich Department of Banking and Finance (CSP) Wealth Owner Programme 2021/2022 Wealth Owners October 2021 & March 2022
  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.
University of Zürich Department of Banking and Finance & CCSP Sustainable Investing Executive 18-19 November 2021
  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 & CCSP Current Trends in Sustainable Investing Executive 19 November 2021
  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.
HEG Genève DAS Management Durable: Méthodes d’évaluation des projets et finance durable Executive Next dates to be confirmed
  Module 5 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.

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