ASSET MANAGEMENT

ACADEMY

ACADEMY

On-demand Course

£199

On-demand course with live simulation
Accredited Level 4 Diploma

  • Portfolio Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Construct global macro portfolio
  • Manage multi-asset allocation strategy
  • Maximise assets under management
ON-DEMAND AND LIVE TRAINING
8 HOURS ON-DEMAND CONTENT
LIVE SIMULATION EVENT
ADVANCED SIMULATATION
LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK
LIFETIME ACCESS

WHO IS
THIS PROGRAMME FOR?

ANY EDUCATIONAL
BACKGROUND

We start from the ground up, making
sure all students develop core
capability in investment banking.

NO PRIOR
EXPERIENCE

The live simulation event will develop
your practical experience
in investment bank trading.

ANY LOCATION
OR SCHEDULE

The on-demand content can be started
straight away, then book the
simulation event that best suits you.

ASSET MANAGEMENT
OVERVIEW

ASSET MANAGEMENT
OVERVIEW

Get the same practical training delivered to the new hires at the world’s largest asset managers. Delivered by Piers Curran, Amplify’s co-founder and Head of Trading, this academy shares his best advice and support developed over the last 20 years to help you secure your career in asset management.

You can start now with our Level 4 Accredited on-demand programme and then join the Amplify team for the live simulation to put that theory into practice at a date that suits you.

START WITH ON-DEMAND
CONTENT & QUIZZES

MODULE MODULE FORMAT DURATION (MINS) ACTIVITY
Asset Management Structure & Roles
Asset Management Structure & Roles FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 16 ACTIVITY quiz assessment

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 16 - Activity: Quiz Assessment

Take a deep dive into all of the different roles and functions in an asset management firm. What does each job involve and what kind of skill sets are required to excel.
Investment Strategies & Process
Investment Strategies & Process FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 18 ACTIVITY quiz assessment

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 18 - Activity: Quiz Assessment

Top down vs bottom up, growth vs value, active vs passive. We detail how investment styles differ and which client type they are most appropriate for.
Capital Markets Expectations
Capital Markets Expectations FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 20 ACTIVITY ReTrader: Trading Game App

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 20 - Activity: ReTrader: Trading Game App

We break down the economic cycle into four phases and explore how economies and financial asset prices typically behave in different points in the cycle.
Asset Allocation & Rebalancing
Asset Allocation & Rebalancing FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 10 ACTIVITY quiz assessment

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 10 - Activity: Quiz Assessment

Optimising investment performance by gearing the asset allocation strategy to the economic cycle. We also explore how fund managers rebalance their portfolios at the end of each quarter.
Global Macro, Monetary Policy & Economic Data
Global Macro, Monetary Policy & Economic Data FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 90 ACTIVITY Quiz Assessment

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 90 - Activity: Quiz Assessment

Exploring how changing macro conditions drive asset price trends and how to use data to track economic developments. Understanding monetary policy and how this can significantly change asset price correlations.
Equity Markets
Equity Markets FORMATn/a DURATION (MINS) 130 ACTIVITY ReTrader: Trading Game App

Format: N/A - Duration (mins): 130 - Activity: ReTrader: Trading Game App

What are equity markets, how do their structures vary and what are the investment strategies used in the equity asset class.
Commodity Markets
Commodity Markets FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 84 ACTIVITY ReTrader: Trading Game App

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 84 - Activity: ReTrader: Trading Game App

Understanding the laws of supply and demand and how this drives price change. Also, exploring how geopolitical factors can influence supply side dynamics.
Bond Markets
Bond Markets FORMATOn-Demand DURATION (MINS) 50 ACTIVITY ReTrader: Trading Game App

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 50 - Activity: ReTrader: Trading Game App

Exploring the factors that drive bond price volatility. How does inflation and interest rates alter the shape of the yield curve and how does credit worthiness impact ratings.
Behavioural Finance
performance review FORMATOn-Demand DURATION (MINS) 33 ACTIVITY Quiz Assessment

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 33 - Activity: Quiz Assessment

Understanding how behavioural factors can have a powerful impact on sentiment. Exploring the psychology and gains and losses and howe cognitive biases can dominate our decision making.
Simulation Preparation
Simulation Preparation FORMATon-demand DURATION (MINS) 32 ACTIVITY Live Simulation Event

Format: On-Demand - Duration (mins): 32 - Activity: Live Simulation Event

Step-by-step training to prepare you to undertake your role of a portfolio management in the advanced simulation event.
Live Simulation Event
Live Simulation Event FORMATLive & Online DURATION (MINS) 210 ACTIVITY Your Metrics Reviewed

Format: Live & Online - Duration (mins): 210 - Activity: Your Metrics Reviewed

Join our senior team live and online to take our advanced asset management simulation training and assessment. Experience the same simulation as used by global financial institutions to train their new hires.
Performance Review
Performance Review FORMATLive & Online DURATION (MINS) 30 ACTIVITY n/a

Format: Live & Online - Duration (mins): 30 - Activity: n/a

Receive a detailed review on your own performance to learn how to leverage your scores in your applications and interviews. Metrics include: Return on Investment, Risk Management, Rebalancing & Risk Appetite.
industry insights
industry insights FORMATn/a DURATION (MINS) 197 ACTIVITY n/a

Format: N/A - Duration (mins): 197 - Activity: n/a

Join successful asset managers from across the industry to hear their top tips on how to secure and then perform in your role.

PREVIEW CONTENT

WHAT IS THE LIVE
SIMULATION EVENT?

Simulation Event

WHAT IS THE LIVE
SIMULATION EVENT?

The 4 hour live simulation develops the role-specific skills of a Portfolio Manager in an advanced session delivered by Amplify's senior team.

The simulation is an excellent next step for anyone who has taken the finance accelerator and would like to pursue a career in asset management. The simulation event is available every month and you can book the date and time that suits you best.

PERFORMANCE
FEEDBACK

PERFORMANCE
FEEDBACK

You will receive detailed performance metrics specific to the objectives of market-making and sales trading roles. This detailed quantifiable feedback will be a great asset to any CV , application or an upcoming interview for a sales and trading role.

ACCREDITED
QUALIFICATION

The Asset Management Academy will give you a Level 4 Accredited Diploma from the London Institute of Banking and Finance.

Accredited Qualification

Certificate Example

Certificate

LEADING FINANCIAL FIRMS
USE AMPLIFY SIMULATIONS

In 2022 our simulations were integrated into the internship and graduate training programmes across the financial industry. AmplifyME candidates that excel in the simulation are fast-tracked directly to our corporate partners.

LEADING FINANCIAL FIRMS LEADING FINANCIAL FIRMS

I would definitely recommend everyone to do this programme - even, or maybe especially, if you think you know which part of the market you'd like to operate in

Aurora Urovi

Deutsche Bank Summer Analyst

University of Sheffield

I wasn't so sure about having a career in markets prior to this experience, but now I'm 100% sure this is the right route for me.

Spinetta Vincent

Investment Management Intern

University of Monaco

The Amplify team have invaluable experience in the financial sector and the simulations provide insights into which division or role you like the most.

Harry Spencer

Markets Industrial Placement at J.P. Morgan

University of Bath

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FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THE ASSET MANAGEMENT ACADEMY?

The asset management academy gives you the practical experience and role specific knowledge you need to secure the most coveted roles in asset management.

The Academy starts with a deep dive into the different roles within an asset management firm, market structures and role objectives before you take the advanced Asset Management simulation.

In the simulation you receive role specific training as a portfolio manager.

As a portfolio manager you learn how to execute the investment process of a) Know your client b) Understand your investment constraints c) Perform a macro analysis of economic conditions d) Form tactical geographic and asset allocation biases e) Construct your portfolio f) Manage your portfolio through the volatility of the unfolding economic cycle g) Learn how to rebalance your portfolio at the end of each quarter

The CV impact this experience can have is hard to overstate if you are looking for a role in asset management.

After the simulation you will then access our deep catalogue of key theory related to the role.

IS THERE A COST TO THE ACADEMY?

Yes, each academy costs £199 which includes over 10+ hours of on-demand content, the live simulation experience delivered by a senior member of the Amplify team, a detailed personal performance report and a Level 4 Diploma certificate. The fee can be fully refunded for all those that join the summer programme.

HOW DO I GET FAST-TRACKED?

High potential candidates identified from the simulation performance data are contacted by the AmplifyME team to request permission to recommend directly to an institution. In 2021 we recommended over 100 students to be fast-tracked for internship opportunities.

HOW DO I TAKE PART?

You can start immediately with all the on-demand content. Once in the academy you can then book the simulation date that best works for you.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?

The academy is split into three experiences. Pre simulation learning (1 hour), Simulation (4 hours), On-demand continued learning 9 hours of content.