In partnership with GARP
13-18 August, 2018, New York City
6-day Intensive Quantitative Course
|Duration: 50 hours|
|Commitment: 8+ hours per day, 6 days|
|Subject: ARPM Certificate|
|Online/onsite: onsite and online|
|Continuing education credits: 40 GARP CPD|
In 6 intense days, the Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management (ARPM) Bootcamp:
- consolidates portfolio managers’ and risk managers’ expertise into a structured and rigorous quantitative framework
- empowers avid learners with background in data science, engineering, computer science, physics and mathematics to gain the deep technical knowledge necessary to operate across the complex world of quantitative trading, asset management and risk management.
In operation since 2007, the ARPM Bootcamp has thousands of alumni from around the world, including industry leaders and academics.
Topics include data science and machine learning; classical/Bayesian multivariate statistics and econometrics; financial analytics, market, credit & liquidity risk management; estimation error and model risk; factor modeling, alpha-beta signals, portfolio construction and optimization; algorithmic trading, systematic strategies, portfolio insurance, drawdown control; optimal trade execution; and much more.
Free access to the ARPM Lab is provided from the enrollment date to the end of the year.
Free access to the ARPM MOOC is provided from mid-September until the end of the year.
* Due to space limitations, access is guaranteed to the first 330 registrants. Later registrants will be put on a waiting list.
** Upon both displaying in the 'Accomplishments' section of your LinkedIn profile that you have attended the ARPM Bootcamp and returning the Feedback Form completed.
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Our thousands of alumni include senior executives from world-renowned banks such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, funds such as BlackRock, Two Sigma and AQR, and a wide range of other professionals and academics with different backgrounds.
"The ARPM Bootcamp covers a lot of important topics used in the field on quant finance. Appreciated the fact that we built everything from first principles. It's a great program that I would recommend to my colleagues."
Quantitative Analyst at Cubist Systematic Strategies
"This is an impressive course designed not only for buy-side practitioners but also for hardcore theorists in academia. How Attilio integrated the great depth of mathematical rigor, valuable programming experiences, visual and verbal representation of intriguing economic theories and latest industry fads into one set of study materials is truly amazing, and I have to say that I've never seen anything like this even at top graduate schools."
Executive Director at Morgan Stanley
"I really can't say enough how glad I am to have participated in the ARPM Bootcamp. Even when the material was familiar, there were layers of insight intoned for those looking for them. I would highly recommend the course to any practitioner or academic at any point on the spectrum."
Head of Quantitative Analysis and Research at Whitebox Advisors
"I was very impressed with the course, particularly from a practitioner's perspective...All of the daily sessions were great. I had never seen Atillio in person before and I enjoyed his sense of humor and teaching demeanor. I felt the visual tools used to reinforce concepts were particularly helpful. I will definitely recommend the course to some of my other research team members."
Investment Analyst at The Vanguard Group
"The ARPM Bootcamp is an impressive feat performed by an impressive instructor and has allowed me to really grasp the challenge of building a portfolio. It really is a great course to take. Kudos to all the team!"
Portfolio Manager at HSBC Private Bank
"I greatly enjoyed the ARPM Bootcamp. I liked the abstract perspective and the approach of going from general to specific. Great opportunity to network, too! Well done Attilio and the staff!"
Director, Risk Analytics at Barclays
"Main strengths I believe are the contents, course structure, and style. This is one program that encapsulates all aspect of portfolio and risk management in one place. A very good mix of using theory with reasoning behind it. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and am looking forward to using the concepts more actively."
Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co
"The course was definitely worth my while and very insightful. Overall, the ARPM Bootcamp was very impressive and was a great opportunity to meet other like-minded people from all over the world."
Portfolio Manager - Absolute Return at STANLIB
"Everything was very clear and comprehensive. The lectures were quite lucid and the readings (especially the lab!) are quite amenable to self-study, especially to someone transitioning into quantitative finance. I felt I learned a lot about risk and portfolio management, despite not having prior professional experience in this area."
Ph.D. student in theoretical physics at Leiden University
"I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the course, and it exceeded my prior expectations. I think Attilio is excellent at delivering the material, and I’m quite impressed by his ability to teach such long hours. The administration, venue and participants were fantastic."
Assistant Professor at The American University in Cairo
"The ARPM really helped me to further improve my knowledge of the various fields covered. Although you think you already know a lot on the respective topic area, the ARPM Bootcamp enables you to deepen your knowledge and further connecting your knowledge to other topic areas. Organization was good, responds to inquiries were very fast and precise."
Doctoral Student, European Business School, Wiesbaden, Germany
"Attilio, you and your team was just fantastic. 60% of the math was over my head but the methods and exercises allow me to get there with the strategy to implement it properly. This is priceless! Next year I will send my staff and the following I'll be back. Thanks again for a course I can grow to and build on for years to come. A job well done!"
Vice President at Wescom Credit Union
"The ARPM Bootcamp was excellent! The instructor's breadth and depth of knowledge was pretty amazing. I loved getting a bird's eye view of all the topics and I loved that he kept going back to the main checklist and kept giving us a sense of the overall picture. I intend to take the exam and will hopefully gain a deeper understanding studying for it..."
Consultant at The World Bank
"Over all, the ARPM Bootcamp is the best academic experience I've ever had (not one of, just the best). It has broadened my view so much. There's still a lot from the ARPM Bootcamp that I need to digest. These 6 days will change my life forever."
CTO at ChinaHR.com
"This was the best course I've ever had. It changed my way of thinking about portfolio management and it made me realize I want to focus my career on that from now on. Attilio is an excellent instructor and developed an extremely sound framework."
Investment Counselor at Citi Private Bank