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  • Earn four hours of structured CPD accredited by the CII, CISI, and PFS.

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Courses in Learning Zone

45 minutes CPD

An introduction to investment companies

If you’re new to investment companies (a.k.a. investment trusts) or feel you need a refresher, this is the place to start.

45 minutes CPD

Discounts and premiums

What are the implications of discount/premium trading for an investor?

45 minutes CPD


Understand the different types of gearing, its risks and benefits.

45 minutes CPD

The income features of investment companies

Learn how investment companies generate and distribute income.

60 minutes CPD

Private equity

Boost your knowledge of this important asset class.

30 minutes CPD


Understand REITs and other closed-ended property funds.

60 minutes CPD


Identify the different types of infrastructure investing.