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Learner Career Outcomes

32%

started a new career after completing these courses

34%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

13%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

General Introduction and Key Concepts

3 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 97 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
17 videos
A word of welcome - OPTIONAL2m
Introducing your GFRI team of instructors - OPTIONAL8m
Investment management can be fun - OPTIONAL4m
Some common mistakes you will no longer make after this course - Part 110m
Some common mistakes you will no longer make after this course - Part 26m
Investment Management in a nutshell - Part 18m
Investment Management in a nutshell - Part 210m
The role of financial markets - Part 16m
The role of financial markets - Part 29m
Basic concepts in finance - Part 12m
Basic concepts in finance - Part 23m
Basic concepts in finance - Part 33m
Basic concepts in finance - Part 45m
Basic concepts in finance - Part 53m
Basic concepts in finance - Part 65m
What we have learned from our clients (expectations, main worries...) - UBS guest lecturer4m
3 readings
Course syllabus5m
Glossary10m
Basic concepts in Investment Management45m
1 practice exercise
Graded quiz on the content of Module 110m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Major Financial Markets

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 110 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
14 videos
How much is a company worth on the stock market? - Part 14m
How much is a company worth on the stock market? - Part 29m
How to follow the stock market? - UBS guest lecturer4m
How do we rate our equity recommendations? - UBS guest lecturer5m
Fixed income - government bonds: merits - Part 17m
Fixed income - government bonds: merits - Part 25m
Fixed income - government bonds: merits - Part 38m
Fixed income - government bonds: risks11m
Fixed income - corporate bonds and high yield - UBS guest lecturer5m
Money markets - UBS guest lecturer6m
Currencies: a separate asset class?11m
What is the real value of a currency?17m
Risk-adjusted returns in practice - UBS guest lecturer4m
1 reading
The risks and returns of financial markets45m
1 practice exercise
Do you think company XYZ is overvalued?15m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Other Financial Markets

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 87 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
13 videos
Emerging markets: stocks10m
Emerging markets: bonds7m
Gold: the ultimate currency? - Part 17m
Gold: the ultimate currency? - Part 27m
Gold: the ultimate currency? - Part 37m
Real estate - Part 15m
Real estate - Part 27m
Hedge funds: definition and origins - Part 15m
Hedge funds: definition and origins - Part 26m
Hedge funds: definition and origins - Part 36m
Hedge funds: going long… or short?8m
Private markets - UBS guest lecturer4m
1 reading
Alternative versus traditional investments45m
1 practice exercise
Graded quiz on the content of Module 310m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Financial Markets and the Economy

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 92 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Central banks' conventional policies - Part 110m
Central banks' conventional policies - Part 211m
Central banks' unconventional policies - UBS guest lecturer3m
The link between equity markets and the growth-inflation mix - Part 113m
The link between equity markets and the growth-inflation mix - Part 28m
The link between bond markets and the growth-inflation mix - Part 18m
The link between bond markets and the growth-inflation mix - Part 29m
How interest rates affect equity and bond portfolios - Part 19m
How interest rates affect equity and bond portfolios - Part 214m
1 reading
The added value of central banks' unconventional policies30m
1 practice exercise
Graded quiz on the content of Module 410m

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