Events & News - 12 April 2011
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  African and Frontier Markets: Risk and Opportunities
Milan, 12 April - Centrobanca - 6:15 pm

Frontier markets have sustained their long term convergence trend, in line with their emerging markets peers. African countries are increasingly able to strengthen their competitive advantages and carve out a place in the global economy.
Baldwin Berges, Managing Partner at Silk Invest Limited, will allow us to take a closer look at these fast-growing economies and at the macro case for investing in frontier markets, with a special focus on Africa.
For further information and registration click here

Corporate Bonds: Investing in the Real Economy not Financial Bubbles
Milan, 4 May - Hotel de la Ville - 12:00 pm

ICFAS is pleased to welcome Kevin Corrigan, Fixed Income – Head of Credit Management at Lombard Odier.
Credit investors have been ill-served by traditional industry conventions. Market-cap weighted benchmarks in credit force investors to invest in the most indebted borrowers and industries with the most leverage. We think there is a better alternative. By investing in the industries that matter most to European growth, and companies that are not judged just on their outstanding debt, we can provide a better investment opportunity more aligned with the real economy and not with the next debt crisis.
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  Effective Presentations
How to Reach Your Client's Attention/Your Goals

Milan, 8 June - Hotel de la Ville - 6:15 pm

A presentation is effective when it reaches the settled objective.
Communication consists of two levels: content and relationship. Professionals often think that the content level is prevailing, and tend to underestimate the influence of the relationship. The relationship level, instead, is so crucial that it shapes the content itself and turns objectives into results.
In this workshop Roberta Prato Previde, management consultant, trainer and coach, will offer practical principles and techniques to devise and realize effective presentations.
For further information and registration click here

  Politecnico di Milano Wins 1st Place at
Global Investment Research Challenge

The team from Master of Science in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, is the winner of the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge.
The students representend the EMEA Region in the final stage of the competition and confronted with University of Southern California (Los Angeles), Rutgers University (New Jersey), Thammasat University (Bangkok, Thailandia), which were selected out of more than 500 university teams coming from the best colleges worldwide.
To read the news on il Sole 24 Ore click here
For further information click here
  CFA Candidate Information Briefing
Milan, 19 April - Banca IMI - 6:30 pm

Italian CFA Society is pleased to provide an overview of the CFA Program® to prospect CFA candidates. Luca Pellini, CFA, Board Member and Education Chair, will give information on CFA Charter values and principles, CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge, CFA Program curriculum, and much more.
For information and registration click here

BSAS Practice Exam

If you want to test your preparation for June CFA Exam you can purchase the Practice Exams offered by the Boston Security Analysts Society, which Italian CFA Society will deliver at your preferred address.
For further information, costs, discounts for Members and purchase form click here

ICFAS 3rd Best Dissertation Prize

Italian CFA Society is sponsoring a competition for the best dissertations in the following MSc courses: Scienze dell’Economia (classe LM-56), Scienze Economico-Aziendali (classe LM-77), Ingegneria Gestionale (classe LM-31). In addition, each university mentor presenting the student who will receive the prize will be granted a Scholarship, which he/she will choose to assign to a student of his/her faculty for the enrollment as a candidate to the June 2012 CFA Level 1 Exam ®. Deadline is 30 May.
For more information and application click here

  Prof. Sergio Focardi
Documentation
for Members

The presentation Investment Management after the Global Financial Crisis held by Professor Sergio Focardi, EDHEC Business School, at Salone del Risparmio is available for members on the reserved area of our website. Click here after login.
To read the article Reagire dopo la Grande Crisi published on Plus24 - Il Sole 24 Ore click here

  Advisory Marketing Manager

Primary asset management firm is looking for a candidate who will act as a strategic marketer responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategy and activity for core products and channels within the retail business.
For further information and application click here after login.

 
  Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management
Milan, 16-19 May - SDA Bocconi

The program focuses on quantitative tools and techniques to build and manage tactical equity portfolios. It is eligible for 25 CE credit hours as granted by CFA Institute. Special price for ICFAS members is 15% off.
For complete program and registration click here.
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  Intensive Course on Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management
New York, 15-20 August

After last year's success the CFA Institute is proud to partner with Attilio Meucci’s six-day Bootcamp, which provides in-depth understanding of buy-side modeling from the foundations to the most advanced statistical and optimization techniques.
ICFAS Members have access to the discounted Partner registration fee. The course qualifies for 40 CE Credits under the guidelines of the CFA Institute Continuing Education Program.
For complete program and registration click here


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