Associate Professor Carl Pitchford launches Executive Certificate Program in Alternative Investments

The program targets students with a background in finance looking to gain an insight into alternative investments, as well as finance professionals looking to further their career prospects or obtain a certification and prepare for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analysts (CAIA) designation (levels I and II).

The Executive Certificate in Alternative Investments is a program taught entirely in English through intensive seminars or distance learning. The program consists of 7 core modules of 30 contact hours each. Courses are offered as 5 Saturday sessions, 10 weekday evening sessions, or intensive week sessions.

Carl Pitchford is a specialist in alternative investments having worked on both buy-side and sell-side investment strategies. He was responsible for family office investments (90 million euros AuM) and also has a number of years of experience in third party marketing for hedge funds and fund of hedge funds.