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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructor

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Vaidya Nathan 

Faculty Director-PGP Finance & ISB Alumni Endowment Research Fellow
Finance
38,270 Learners
2 Courses

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Indian School of Business

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Behavioral Biases in Finance - Part 1

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 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
2 readings
Using Behavioral Finance to Better Understand the Psychology of Investors10m
The Mistakes We Make—and Why We Make Them10m
1 practice exercise
Assessment 140m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Behavioral Biases in Finance - Part 2

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 87 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 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
2 readings
Behavioral Finance: Theories and Evidence10m
Fuel Your 401(k) with the Secrets of Behavioral Finance10m
1 practice exercise
Assessment 240m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Behavioral Biases in Finance - Part 3

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 79 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 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
2 readings
Women and Investing:A Behavioral Finance Perspective10m
How Biases Affect Investor Behaviour10m
1 practice exercise
Assessment 345m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Psychographic models in Finance

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Psychographic models 212m
Psychographic models 317m
Conclusion9m
1 reading
Manipulate Me: The Booming Business in Behavioral Finance10m
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Top reviews from Behavioral Investing

By JFFeb 24th 2020

Another great course, thanks to Professor Nathan. Love the way he talks about the topics. He brings it to a level I can understand and comprehend.

By AGDec 28th 2016

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

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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