Nyenrode Business University - Lead modules

The Future of Finance and Innovation

18 hours
Nyenrode - Breukelen

In this module we look at various models that are used to implement innovation strategies in organizations. The path of introducing an innovative strategy is rarely clear and straight. Knowing where to expect challenges may help you getting support for your new investment strategy.There is not just one path to introducing and implementing your new investment strategies, various routes are possible. We explore ways to use scenario management that will help you to decide which route to take.The last subject in this module is the S-curve theory.This theory looks at the life cycle of models and theories and how they interact with new and upcoming models and theories.The S-curve offers an insight in the maturity of models and theories.

  • Awareness of the applicability of investment and risk management theories

  • Knowing various models to be used for successful implementation of innovation strategies

  • Being able to apply scenario management when implementing a strategic innovation agenda

  • Having insight in the lifecycle of models and theories

Ideally you are a mid to senior career professional. Typically you work as:
• Investment manager
• Portfolio manager
• Risk manager
• Investment advisor
• Fiduciary manager
• Client manager

Participants could also work in a capacity of trustee or hold a supervisory position.


The module is scheduled to start on January 24, 2025. The schedule of classes is as follows:

  • Friday 24 January 2025 (9.30-20.00h)
  • Friday 7 February 2025 (9.30-17.30h)
  • End presentation will take place on Friday 7 March 2025


Prof.dr. Alfred Slager
drs. Thijs Jochems 
Peter Robertson MD 
drs. Peter Strikwerda 
ir. Paul de Ruijter

Cost of Lead module(s):

1 module                      2.495 euro
2 modules or more       2.395 euro per module

For members of CFA Society Netherlands:

1 module                      2.250 euro
2 modules or more       2.150 euro per module


Employers who would like to enroll several employees may receive a customised offer.


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