Wealth Management

[Webinar] Certified Private Wealth Professional (CPWP) Module 1 Refresher Programme: Topic 4 - Portfolio Management: Theories and Practices


This course aims to help participants understand the important concepts and practices of portfolio management, and introduces three important modern financial theories, portfolio theory, the capital asset pricing model (“CAPM”), and the efficient market hypothesis (“EMH”).


On completing this course, you should be able to:
a. Assess the needs, financial goals, investment objectives and investment constraints involved in an investor profile;
b. Understand asset allocation concepts and portfolio construction;
c. Understand the concept of return, risk, risk premium and risk-return trade-off;
d. Understand main portfolio strategies for major assets categories;
e. Understand the portfolio management process and demonstrate how it can be implemented to meet customer financial goals;
f. Demonstrate how to construct a portfolio matching an investor profile;
g. Apply different investment strategies based on customer objectives and investment constraint;
h. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of diversification and risk exposures of a portfolio;
i. Understand factor investing and how it can be used to build an equity portfolio matching customer investment needs;
j. Explain how to implement a financial plan; and
k. Monitor, measure and evaluate the performance of a portfolio.

Content Highlight

1. Risk and Return
2. Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
3. Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMHT)
4. Portfolio Management Process
5. Diversification and Portfolio Theory
6. Performance Review

Who Should Attend

It is primarily targeted to CPWP candidates who wish to take the CPWP Module 1 Paper 1 Examination. It is also relevant to those PWM practitioners who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in wealth management products.

Instructor / Speaker


Jason Scott specialises in training in financial markets, treasury, derivatives, hedge funds, operational risk, market risk, conduct risk and compliance, clearing, and capital markets products.

Jason has had a 20-year banking career in the APAC region. Before starting training, he was as Managing Director and Head of Listed Derivatives and OTC Clearing for Deutsche Bank in APAC. Jason has rich hands-on experience at a senior level, having been responsible for the management of the sales teams and the regulatory and compliance performance of the business across APAC.

He holds CISI Global Securities Operations and CISI Extended Certificate in Investment Operations (International Securities & Investment, Operational Risk, Derivatives Operations) qualifications. He also holds qualifications with the Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance. He was educated in the UK at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.

Administrative Details

Date & Time
Monday, 30 Nov 2020 (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00