Course Partners


Didasko is a company limited by guarantee. Owned by five of the leading investment management houses in Edinburgh, it is run on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis and is registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

The company was formed to own and run the Practical History course, originally created and funded by the Stewart Ivory Foundation.

University of Edinburgh Business School

University of Edinburgh Business School
In Edinburgh the course is taught as a Masterclass in conjunction with The University of Edinburgh Business School.


Edinburgh Business School
EBS is the Graduate School of Business at Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, one of the UK’s 100 Royal Charter universities.

The main focus of the School is to provide applied management programmes to individual students and major corporations. EBS offers one of the most popular distance-learning MBA programmes in the world. The course runs in distance learning format through EBS.

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Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
The CISI is the professional qualifications and membership body for the securities and investment industry in the UK. CISI members who attend the course can claim 27 CPD hours.

CFA Institute
CFA Institute is a global membership organisation that awards the CFA (chartered financial analyst) designation. CFA Institute leads the investment industry by setting the highest standards of ethics and professional excellence and vigorously advocating fair and transparent capital markets.

CFA Institute members are encouraged to self-document their continuing professional development activities in their online CE tracker.