Behavioral Finance Fundamentals

[Level 2] The influence of psychology on the behaviour of financial practitioners
$347.00
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Course description

Behavioral finance course overview

Behavioural finance is the study of the influence of psychology on the behavior of financial practitioners. In this three-part behavioral finance course, you will learn about the wide range of decision making biases and information processing errors that influence our financial decision making.

behavioral finance course overview


Decision-making biases and errors

In this first section of the behavioral finance course, we explore how behavioral finance helps to explain market activity and the behavior of financial practitioners. By the end of this module, you will have a solid understanding of various behavioral biases including the overconfidence and optimism biases.

  • Overview of decision-making biases and errors
  • Reflective versus reflexive decision making
  • The impact of overconfidence and optimism on decision making


Information processing errors

In this second module of the course, we explore a wide range of behavioral biases and information processing errors. By the end of this module, you will have a solid understanding of the self-attribution, hindsight, confirmation and representative biases.

  • Self-attribution and hindsight biases
  • Confirmation and representative biases
  • Guarding against the narrative fallacy


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How decisions are impacted by others

In this third module of the course, we continue our exploration of various behavioral biases and errors as well as learning how decision making is impacted by others. By the end of this module, you will have a solid understanding of the anchoring bias, loss aversion, and herding behavior.

  • Anchoring bias
  • Loss aversion
  • Herding versus independent thinking

This module incorporates sophisticated search and navigation tools that allow you to go at your own pace while pop quizzes get you to test what you have just learned. This course also includes a PDF reference guide – Behavioural financial glossary - that can be used while taking the course and downloaded to your computer for future reference.

For further CPE information, please read before purchasing:

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/about/cpe-information/


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Reviews (11)

Behavioural Finance

by Teka Derick Tikum
Good Financial Psychology that guides you on our Decision- making in the Finance Industry and in our societies. Has really shaped my cognitive behaviours towards finance decisions. Thanks

My very first experience into Behavioral Finance

by Mustafa Mustansir
This is the first time I've learned about behavioral finance. The course made it very interesting for me to learn more about this area. It was very well taught and explained. Loved it!

Behavioral finance is fascinating!

by Barbara Alvarez
This is a very interesting course. Behavioral finance is fascinating! The course does a great job at covering a wide range of decision making biases and information processing errors.
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Behavioural Finance

by Teka Derick Tikum
Good Financial Psychology that guides you on our Decision- making in the Finance Industry and in our societies. Has really shaped my cognitive behaviours towards finance decisions. Thanks

by brian millen

My very first experience into Behavioral Finance

by Mustafa Mustansir
This is the first time I've learned about behavioral finance. The course made it very interesting for me to learn more about this area. It was very well taught and explained. Loved it!

Very insightful!

by Aarav Singh

Behavioral finance is fascinating!

by Barbara Alvarez
This is a very interesting course. Behavioral finance is fascinating! The course does a great job at covering a wide range of decision making biases and information processing errors.

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by Rustom Rupand
I really like this area of finance and the way Scott explains it is very insightful, thanks!

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