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Certified Hedge Fund Professional

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$999.00 $699.00
$149.00 / month for 6 months


This is a professional certification tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals. With our 100% online learning platform and multimedia study materials; this program provides participants with our easy-to-access and revolutionary training platform. This platform includes audio interviews with industry experts, instructional videos covering the best practices, fundamentals and insights. We are training tomorrow’s business leaders today. Participants explore hedge fund structures, strategies and trends. In the Introductory Level 1 Course, CHP participants gain a thorough understanding of industry best practices, practical knowledge of hedge funds and greater familiarity with the tools that hedge fund managers employ. Graduates of Level 1 then move on to Level 2 where each participant can select a specific area of study to specialize in, allowing for a more advanced level of expertise.


Required Textbooks

These are the required textbooks for the CHP Level 1 course. You can click the title to search purchase options through google.

The Hedge Fund Book by Richard Wilson

A Visual Guide to Hedge

Learning Objectives

Understand the structures, strategies and trends of Hedge fund and know how to implement them.

Gain knowledge of the industries best practicals and practical knowledge of hedge funds.

Become familiar with the tools that hedge fund managers use and employ.

Who is This Program Built For?

Professionals including analysts, hedge fund managers, marketers, attorneys, consultants, professors, and students complete this program because it may help improve their resume, job prospects, credibility, and third-party verified specialized knowledge on hedge funds.

Benefits of CHP

Access to over 100 educational videos, templates, books, and exclusive hedge fund tools through our Hedge Fund Premium training platform.

Create a more powerful resume with specific details on your hedge fund industry training experience in the CHP designation program.

Access to our job placement services which include career coaching, recruiter connections, resume feedback, a hedge fund career workbook, internships, and a hedge fund resume template.

An understanding of hedge fund investment strategies, fund of hedge funds, analytics, due diligence, and current hedge fund trends and terms.

A marked advantage over those professionals and competing funds which do not have the hedge fund training, resources, and knowledge you will receive.

How Does This Program Work?

Sample Audio and Video Files

Sample Audio Interview

Sample Video Module from FASC Classroom

View the Study Guide

Level 2: Capital Raising

Course Overview

The CHP Level 2 Capital Raising

This program combines hedge fund marketing and sales training with sales best practices to create a platform where third party marketers, capital introduction professionals, investor relations, and in-house marketers can gain credibility and certify their knowledge within this space.

Level 2 builds on CHP Level 1 by referring to investment strategies, terms, and trends discussed within the Level 1 reading materials.

Learning Objectives

Understand the  Hedge Fund Capital Raising Distribution Channels
Learn Sales Fundamentals to implement into your practice
Learn how to use Influence & Persuasion correctly to raise capital
Understand Capital Introduction for investors
Understand all of Hedge Fund Marketing Best Practices
Learn how to use Third Party Marketing effectively

Level 2: Portfolio Analytics

Course Overview

The CHP Level 2  Portfolio Analytics

This program provides an overview of hedge fund portfolio analytics and risk management best practices.  This program was primarily designed by the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of a U.S.-based long-short equity hedge fund and is intended for hedge fund portfolio managers, analysts, wealth managers, asset allocators, traders, and those professionals looking to enter the industry into one of these roles. Please see below for the learning modules and study guide for this program.

Learning Objectives

•  Learn and Understand Portfolio Characteristics of Various Hedge Fund Investment Strategies
•  Understand how Asset Allocation works.
•  Understand Investment Risk Management within Hedge Funds
•  Learn the Risk-Adjusted Performance Measures of Hedge Funds

Level 2: Due Diligence

Course Overview

CHP Level 2  Due Diligence

This Program helps hedge fund professionals learn about hedge fund due diligence fundamentals and best practices. The CHP Level 2 program on due diligence program requires three texts. Each focus on different aspects of due diligence and are crucial to a well-rounded understanding.

One text will provide an overall basic level of knowledge of due diligence, some techniques, and key terms to focus on and thus should be read first (Hedges on Hedge Funds).  One book will provide candidates with some of the current models and techniques being used in the hedge fund industry to uncover operational risk, and trends that may lead the way within the industry going forward (Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence).  The final book is meant to be the capstone of the entire due diligence section and links many of the previously explored ideas together in a meaningful way while explaining some of the most crucial elements of a hedge fund and their overall relation to risk (Hedge Fund Risk Fundamentals).

Learning Objectives

  • Understand different Hedge Fund Characteristics
  • Learn how to assess Risk of a Hedge Fund
  • Understand the basic operations of Hedge Funds
  • Learn the best strategies for reviewing due diligence
  • Understand different modeling techniques