Behavioral Finance

MGMT X 430.137
This course is based on the fundamental principle that the first step to successfully investing your money is to not lose it. This course covers financial bubbles, scams, and a study of the biases that drive human behavior.
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Online
Starting at $765.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn about common investment mistakes, the role of randomness in finance, and practical applications of behavioral finance
  • Develop an understanding of behavioral finance research, which suggests that there are persistent market traits that can generate greater returns

About this course:

This course is based on the fundamental principle that the first step to successfully investing your money is to not lose it. Covering the theory and practice of behavioral finance, including a history of financial bubbles, scams, and a study of the heuristics ("rules of thumb") and biases that drive human behavior, other topics in this course include prospect theory, common investment mistakes, the role of randomness in finance, retirement planning, and practical applications of behavioral finance. Also presented are basic principles of traditional portfolio theory, and behavioral finance research that suggests there are persistent market traits that can generate excess returns.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Victor Dosti
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Fee:
$765.00
43 days left. Enroll by Sep 26, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Thinking Fast And Slow (1st edition) by Daniel Kahneman

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