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About the Course

We make thousands of decisions every day. Do I cross the road now, or wait for the oncoming truck to pass? Should I eat fries or a salad for lunch? How much should I tip the cab driver? We usually make these decisions with almost no thought, using what psychologists call “heuristics” – rules of thumb that enable us to navigate our lives. Without these mental shortcuts, we would be paralyzed by the multitude of daily choices. But in certain circumstances, these shortcuts lead to predictable errors – predictable, that is, if we know what to watch out for. Did you know, for example, that we are naturally biased towards selling investments that are doing well for us, but holding on to those that are doing poorly? Or that we often select sub-optimal insurance payment plans, and routinely purchase insurance that we don’t even need? And why do so many of us fail to enroll in our employer’s corporate retirement plans, even when the employer offers to match our contributions? Behavioral finance is the study of these and dozens of other financial decision-making errors that can be avoided, if we are familiar with the biases that cause them. In this course, we examine these predictable errors, and discover where we are most susceptible to them. This course is intended to guide participants towards better financial choices. Learn how to improve your spending, saving, and investing decisions for the future....

Top reviews

Feb 25, 2020

Good course! There is just one thing I would improve here - an explanation of the mistakes after the tests are done. This improvement should increase the student`s understanding of specific topics.

May 2, 2018

This course was a very good sum up of Daniel Kahneman's thinking fast and slow. Definitely recommend to everyone who would like to know more about our flaws or would like to refresh your knowledge.

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By Muhammed R N

Jun 4, 2020

Outstanding and clear look into Beh Finance


May 14, 2020

very nice learning. But need more examples.

By Dr. J P M

May 4, 2020

Excellent Course for Finance Professionals.

By Tomoko C

Sep 2, 2021

u​sing real life example was very helpful.

By Puneet G

May 23, 2021

Excellent learnings on behavioural Finance

By Karthikeyan S

Oct 23, 2020

Good course materials and helped me a lot

By Scalesse

Apr 13, 2019

Great introduction to behavioral finance!

By Ray A C

Mar 8, 2017

Great course, great topics, well covered!

By Cristian L S G

Dec 13, 2020

Amazing insights. Thanks for the course!

By Vonnell M

Nov 19, 2020

Challenging indeed - and a great format!

By Edmundo E

May 27, 2018

Excelente curso. Totalmente recomendado.

By Siti A P

Sep 9, 2021

Good course taught by Great Professors!


May 30, 2020

Great course for finance professionals.

By nathanel s

Dec 13, 2019

Lo disfrute realmente, aprendi bastante

By Ashirwad S

Nov 11, 2019

The best course I've ever come across .

By Emanuel M

Nov 6, 2016

good examples of interesting situations

By stephano k

Sep 17, 2021

nice for bubbles and critical thinking

By Kalum D S

Jun 8, 2020

A very interesting course. I loved it.

By Ronit S

Jul 2, 2021

interesting and important information

By Sobhan G

Jan 29, 2021

It's a very very good point to start!

By K R K

Oct 26, 2020

It's a wonderful learning experience.


Oct 15, 2020

It's help me for my future profession

By Kaustabh A

Jul 26, 2020

Extremely insightful and interesting!

By Apoorv K

Jun 11, 2020

Very Beautiful and insightful course.

By András P

Oct 14, 2018

Excellent course, can only recommend.