Smart Beta & Factor Investing Training Course

In this inaugural Smart Beta training course, some of the benefits and challenges that arise with Smart Beta investing will be explored, giving attendees a chance to learn about a growing trend in investment.

Day 1 will have a focus on a high level discussion on the potential of Smart Beta with sessions including new flavours of Smart Beta, what the main challenges are for fixed income Smart Beta and asset allocation and portfolio construction.

Day 2 will then have more emphasis on the investment aspect by covering topics such as what some of the implementation challenges are and evaluating Smart Beta funds. The final two sessions after lunch will then be on Pricing Smart Beta ETFs with considerations regarding risk management and liquidity access and finally, hear a different point of view looking at the threat of Smart Beta.

Join MSCI presenter Hitendra Varsani, Executive Director, Applied Equity Research, who will be speaking on Day 1 at 3:30 p.m. on Asset allocation and portfolio construction.

Mar 29-30, 2017



Day 1: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Day 2: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



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Event Speakers

Hitendra Varsani

Hitendra Varsani

Executive Director, Applied Equity Research | MSCI

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