Portfolio Management Strategies
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Portfolio Management Strategies

Objectives: The aim of the course is 1) to provide students with a general overview of asset management, major trends and the different strategies of Mutual Funds and Hedge Funds2) to present the modern portfolio theory that has allowed the development of so-called strategies « smart-beta » ; 3) to address the topical subject of investment in risk factors known as « Factor Investing ».


I. General presentation

  • Major trends in asset management
  • Presentation of the world of UCITS
  • The main strategies of Mutual Funds and Hedge Funds.

II. From modern portfolio theory to risk-based investments

  • Modern Portfolio Theory
  • Strategies of « smart-beta » ; ;
  • Factor investing.

Grading: Individual project delivered at the end of the semester.



  • Cazalet Z. and Roncalli T. (2014), Facts and Fantaisies About Factor Investing, Working Paper, Lyxor Asset Management.
  • Cazalet Z., Grison P. and Roncalli T. (2014), The Smart Beta Indexing Puzzle, Journal of Index Investing, 5(1).
  • Roncalli T. (2013), Introduction to Risk Parity and Budgeting, Chapman & Hall.


General information

Address :

122, rue de Vaugirard
75006 Paris, FRANCE

L4 L6 L12 L13 Montparnasse
L10 L13 Duroc
L4 Saint-Placide
L12 Falguière

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+33 (0)1 53 63 80 76

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Shortlisted results announced
14 juin 2022

22 et 23 juin 2022

Final admission results
24 juin 2022 au plus tard

Fin des inscriptions administratives
8 juillet 2022 (MBF1 et MBF2), 13 juillet 2022 (Master 2 TFB).

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