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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
As an event producer and brand manager for a DC-based event production company, Kirsten Gooden played a key role in marketing her company’s transition from the in-person to virtual event space. Before the coronavirus pandemic prompted work-from-home scenarios, one of Kirsten’s 2020 goals was to take professional development courses. Her father was a big proponent of ...Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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