What you'll learn

  • Understand the applied science of effective decision making.

  • Discover how our brains are not wired to deal with the decisions that modern financial markets require and ways to adjust for these shortcomings.

  • Learn how and why financial bubbles develop and strategies for recognizing them.

  • Identify the psychological reasons that lead investors to make severe investment errors.

Course description

Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance is a fascinating executive program that presents the science behind investment decision making.

The program will open with a networking dinner, followed by two days of classroom sessions that include thought-provoking discussions and interactive learning exercises with leading behavioral finance professionals and academics.

Course Outline

Behavioral insights into financial markets

Crash beliefs from investor surveys

Global outlook, debt cycles and monetary policy

The challenges and opportunities of the aging investor

Gender retirement gaps

Big data, smart beta and other things investors fear

Methods to improve decisions

Instructors

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