MILWAUKEE – Quest CE, premier provider of compliance training and tracking technology solutions, today announced the addition of the new Firm Element course, “Alternative Mutual Funds: Fundamentals, Risks and Suitability,” to its e-learning catalog.

This course is designed to help employees at financial institutions understand the fundamentals and risks regarding Alternative Mutual Funds. While the course covers alternative investments and alternative funds such as hedge funds and ETFs, the focus will be on mutual funds that invest in alternative assets and/or employ alternative trading strategies. Additionally, the course will give an overview of the types of funds available and the pros and cons associated with investing in these funds. It will also discuss the regulatory environment surrounding recommendations and sales of alternative mutual funds.

Course Topics Include:

  • What is an Alternative Investment?
  • Alternative Funds
  • What Are Alternative Mutual Funds?
  • How Do Alt Funds Compare with Hedge Funds?
  • How alternative funds are sold
  • Types of Alternative Funds
  • Suitability – Pros and Cons
  • Regulatory Measures Concerning Alternative Investments
  • Recent Regulatory Actions
  • Outlook for Alternative Investments
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For questions regarding this or other Firm Element courses, please contact a Quest CE Sales Executive at 877-593-3366 or e-mail To view Quest CE’s Firm Element course catalog, click here.


About Quest CE

For over thirty years, Quest CE has been the premier provider of compliance training and tracking solutions to the financial services industry. In addition to offering on-demand insurance and designation continuing education, Quest CE provides a complete spectrum of proprietary technology solutions for managing compliance risk exposures.

Serving more than 2,000 leading insurance carriers, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial institutions, Quest CE is committed to providing advanced custom solutions at cost effective rates, while providing a level of service that greatly surpasses that of our competitors. Quest CE is the single source solution for organizations’ training and compliance needs. For more information on Quest CE, visit