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Common Investment Products You Should Know About

If you’re interested in starting a career as a financial analyst, it’s important to get familiar with different types of investment products. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, some of the main responsibilities of financial analysts include helping individuals make investment decisions and assessing the performance of their clients’ portfolios.  When you take our Asset ...Read More

A Global Learner Thrives in Our Flexible Leadership and Management Program

In March of 2020, Joshua Odoteye left France to visit friends and family in Ghana. When COVID-19 lockdown orders impacted international travel, his week-long vacation turned into a six-month stay. During this time, Joshua worked remotely for his Paris-based employer and decided it was finally time to sharpen his leadership and management skills.  He found the ...Read More

Why Your Employees’ Finance Training Is Worth the Investment

Deciding whether or not to invest in your employees’ finance training through formal online finance certificate programs, like our Asset and Portfolio Management Certificate Program, is a big decision. You might wonder if the financial investment will be worth it.  In this article, we discuss the potential benefits of online finance certificate programs in the following ...Read More

6 Benefits of Investment Portfolio Management Training

The asset management industry is constantly changing, and successful portfolio managers change with it. If you’re looking for a way to stay current on industry best practices and better satisfy your clients, formal investment portfolio management training can help.  Portfolio management courses expose you to industry trends and investment strategies applicable to your day-to-day work. Expanding ...Read More

How Much Do Portfolio Managers Make?

Portfolio managers choose a mix of investment products, industries, and regions for their clients’ investment portfolios. In this article, we take a look at how much a portfolio manager makes, highlighting the states, cities, and industries that pay the most. If you’re also wondering how much a financial analyst makes, this article covers that too.  What’s ...Read More

FAQ Guide: How Does the Asset & Portfolio Management Certificate Program Work?

Nearly 67% of people have thought about switching careers in the past year, according to a 2020 report from iHire, a platform that brings job seekers and employers together. Career switching is an emerging trend, and a finance career may be worth considering.  Wharton Online’s Asset and Portfolio Management Certificate Program was designed for aspiring portfolio ...Read More

Q&A With Asset and Portfolio Management Professors

Professors David Musto and Jules van Binsbergen are two of the faculty members teaching Wharton Online’s Asset and Portfolio Management Certificate Program. Musto began his teaching career with Wharton in 1995, while van Binsbergen joined the Wharton School in 2014. Their research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, ...Read More

Investment Quiz: Test Your Portfolio Management Knowledge

Are you interested in starting an investment career? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, financial analysts help individuals and businesses make investment decisions. Portfolio managers are a type of financial analyst. They choose a mix of products for their client’s portfolio, are responsible for the portfolio’s performance, and explain their investment decisions to stakeholders. The ...Read More

6 Finance Careers to Consider

Careers in the financial industry offer a world of opportunity. The field calls for disciplined, intelligent, and tough individuals to weather the ups and downs of the changing financial landscape. There are many different careers in financial services, and finding the right one may take a bit of experimentation. Find out why you should consider a ...Read More

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