AXA IM and HEC Paris launch asset management online course

AXA IM has announced the asset management’s massive open online course (MOOC) it has created with HEC Paris is now available on the Coursera online platform.

The online course, titled Investment Management in an Evolving and Volatile World, aims to help people obtain a stronger understanding of the investment world and what impact it has on their lives.

It covers four modules: how to define investment objectives; how to build an investment solution; specific portfolio management techniques; how to select or become a fund manager.

Two versions of the mooc are available, one free and available to all, and a second offering the option of obtaining a certificate upon completion at a fee of $70.

The course is available in English and also with subtitles in French and Chinese.

Andrea Rossi, CEO of AXA IM, said: “We are pleased to be part of offering this asset management specific MOOC. AXA IM is committed to advancing financial education in a constantly changing and complex world where individuals must make more and more financial decisions in their everyday lives.

“Many of our experts including Elodie Laugel, deputy global head of Institutional Client Group, Stephanie Condra, retirement market strategist, Marion Le Morhedec, senior fund manager, and Maxime Alimi, senior economist at AXA IM, have played a key part in creating this MOOC. Their motivation for this was to help explain the various aspects of our industry and bring it to life.”

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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