Understanding Risk & Return

  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration: 3.3 hours  
  • Access: 1 Year
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Learn how to calculate risk and return on individual assets and portfolios.

  • This course is only suitable for desktop use.

Course Features

#1 Shareable Certificate

Earn a certificate upon completion.

#2 100% Online Learning

Start straight away and learn at your own pace.

#3 Beginner Level

This course is suitable for anyone looking to understand the fundamentals of risk and return.

#4 Course Duration

Tutorial time of 3.3 hours.

#5 Accepted for CPE

Many of the tutorials in this course are accepted for CPE by some of the world's largest financial associations.

What You Will Learn

1. Investment - An Introduction

  • Topic 1: Investment Basics
  • Topic 2: Investment Perspectives & Approaches
  • Topic 3: Investable Assets
  • Topic 4: Investment Risk & Return

2. Risk & Return - An Introduction

  • Topic 1: Calculating the Expected Return
  • Topic 2: Calculating Volatility (Risk)

3. Risk & Return - Portfolios

  • Topic 1: Calculating the Risk/Return of a Portfolio
  • Topic 2: Portfolio Covariance
  • Topic 3: Portfolio Variance & Standard Deviation
  • Topic 4: Semivariance

4. Risk & Return - Efficient & Optimal Portfolios

  • Topic 1: Minimum Variance Portfolio
  • Topic 2: Efficient Frontier
  • Topic 3: The Optimal Portfolio
  • Topic 4: The Complete Portfolio
Gain a professional certification in understanding risk and return

Gain Industry Knowledge and a Certification

 Access your learning wherever you are. 
 Test your knowledge throughout each tutorial with
regular review questions
  End each tutorial with a short, graded test designed to enhance knowledge retention.
  Gain a shareable professional certification.

Meet Your CPE Requirements

Many examination bodies now mandate annual training, with some requiring alumni to complete up to 35 hours a year.

To support learners, Intuition Now works with key accrediting bodies including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to ensure our learning materials can be used to meet your CPE requirements.