The new RBA program can be followed as a whole or in separate modules. Following all 12 modules gives the RBA title, but there is modular certification as well. The program is designed for the experienced investment professional with preferred more than 10 years working experience. The program is also aimed at people who followed the CFA program or have done the RBA program earlier . The intensive world-class curriculum combines case studies and experiential projects which makes the new RBA program an unique experience.
The 12 modules form a consistent portfolio and constitute around the pillars Learn, Change and Lead. To receive an RBA accreditation the 12 modules need successful completion. Themes vary from regulatory dynamics to new investment technologies and investment leadership. And because of the modular nature of the program, it is also possible to sign up for a single module only or start the program with the module that best suits your agenda.
Understanding clients and behaviours
Enhanced sustainable investment in practice
Understanding board room dynamics and interaction
Regulatory dynamics and practical implications
Impact and long-term investing
Investment innovation and change management
Advanced asset allocation
New investment technologies
Growing your investment leadership
Balance sheet management
Lifecycle investing and DC management
The future of manager selection, monitoring and evaluation
The modules within the Learn pillar have been developed together with the VU Amsterdam. The Change pillar has been developed by TIAS School for Business and Society, the classes will be given in their Utrecht campus.
The RBA program is part of the VBA Academy and is composed of different modules of executive nature. The VBA Academy offers different modules and courses to the investment professional. Not only to keep their professional competence up-to-date, but also to help them grow in their careers to the next level of being a trusted partner with effective leadership and a good sense of integrity.
Enrol for the upcoming module The future of selection, monitoring and evaluation or start your RBA journey with this module.
This module equips participants with the latest know-how on external asset management. The module will kick-off on Monday September 6, 2021 at the VU Amsterdam.