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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Behavioral Biases in Finance - Part 1

This module discusses the common behavioral biases experienced by individuals. All the biases are divided into 3 parts. After completing this module you will be able to explain different biases such as Overconfidence, Base rate neglect, Anchoring and adjustment, Cognitive Dissonance, Availability, Self-Attribution and Illusion of Control Bias....
Reading
8 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
1. Overconfidence Bias6m
2. Representativeness Bias - Base rate neglect9m
3. Anchoring and adjustment bias7m
4. Cognitive Dissonance Bias9m
5. Availability bias9m
6. Self-Attribution Bias9m
7. Illusion of Control Bias8m
Reading2 readings
Using Behavioral Finance to Better Understand the Psychology of Investors10m
The Mistakes We Make—and Why We Make Them10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Assessment 140m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Behavioral Biases in Finance - Part 2

This module discusses the common behavioral biases experienced by individuals. All the biases are divided into 3 parts. This module deals with the second part. After completing this module, you will be able to explain different biases such as Conservatism, Ambiguity Aversion, Endowment, Self-control, Optimism, Mental accounting, Confirmation and Loss aversion....
Reading
8 videos (Total 87 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
9. Ambiguity Aversion Bias10m
10. Endowment bias10m
11. Self-Control Bias9m
12. Optimism Bias13m
13. Mental Accounting Bias9m
14. Confirmation Bias13m
15. Loss Aversion Bias12m
Reading2 readings
Behavioral Finance: Theories and Evidence10m
Fuel Your 401(k) with the Secrets of Behavioral Finance10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Assessment 240m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Behavioral Biases in Finance - Part 3

This module discusses the common behavioral biases experienced by individuals. All the biases are divided into 3 parts. This module deals with the third part. After completing this module, you will be able to explain different biases such as Hindsight, Recency, Regret Aversion, Framing, Status Quo and sample size neglect....
Reading
7 videos (Total 79 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
17. Recency Bias13m
18. Regret Aversion Bias 111m
19. Regret Aversion Bias 29m
20. Framing Bias9m
21. Status Quo Bias12m
22. Sample size neglect9m
Reading2 readings
Women and Investing:A Behavioral Finance Perspective10m
How Biases Affect Investor Behaviour10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Assessment 345m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Psychographic models in Finance

This module discusses the 3 psychographic models in behavioral finance. After finishing this module you will be able to explain the three psychographic models and differentiate between them....
Reading
4 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Psychographic models 212m
Psychographic models 317m
Conclusion9m
Reading1 reading
Manipulate Me: The Booming Business in Behavioral Finance10m
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Top Reviews

By AGDec 28th 2016

An informative course ; helps in understanding the fundamentals of Behavioral Investing.

By AKApr 8th 2018

This course is very good in introducing the various biases of investing.

Instructor

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Vaidya Nathan

Lecturer
Finance

About Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business has successfully put India on the global map of management education by nurturing young leaders with an understanding of developing economies and the society at large. Through innovations in curricula and pedagogy to reflect the shifting business landscape, the ISB is committed to providing the best venue for management education to meet the growing need to develop young leaders who can manage global challenges....

About the Financial Markets and Investment Strategy Specialization

The Investment Management Specialization teaches professional asset management of securities using portfolio management and behavioral aspects of finance. Specific topics include: an introduction to the basics of finance, how to evaluate risk and expected return, the behavioral aspect of investment strategy, and current trends....
Financial Markets and Investment Strategy

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