The Art and Science of Personal Investing

The objec­tive of this course is to pro­vide you with the knowl­edge and tools to make smart invest­ment deci­sions. You will learn the prin­ci­ples and tech­niques used to ana­lyze secu­ri­ties such as stocks and bonds. In addi­tion, you will learn how to build a glob­al­ly diver­si­fied port­fo­lio. We will out­line the risks to avoid and more impor­tant­ly how to behave when risk man­i­fests itself upon the mar­kets. The focus will be on build­ing your con­fi­dence by teach­ing you how to rely on a sys­tem and not on your emotions.
Course at a glance

22 hours

This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Email

kelly.akins@ualberta.ca

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