UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Investment Management online short course

Course starts 5 February 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
30 January 2018
Course Starts:
5 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
30 January 2018
Course Starts:
5 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

A poll of 30 countries and economies – drawn from across the globe – measuring levels of financial knowledge, showed South Africa to be at the bottom of the list.1

Avoid being a part of that statistic. Become empowered locally, to invest globally.

Gain the confidence to take ownership of your own financial well-being and make informed, responsible investment decisions.

This investment management online short course from UCT offers a practical guide to the world of financial investments. The course does not offer specific investment advice but rather empowers you with the diverse skills needed to intelligently manage your investment portfolio and be able to choose the right company, the right fund and the right investment strategy with confidence.

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What will set you apart

Earn a certificate of completion from the University of Cape Town in this online short course and be empowered with:

  • The know-how required to articulate the relationship between the economy and investing
  • The investigative skills needed for accessing offshore financial investments
  • An understanding of the fundamental concepts of investing
  • The ability to analyse different investment philosophies and constraints
  • The ability to lead and estimate the basic return of an equity investment
  • The expertise required to select a money market product and outline its characteristics
  • The ability to apply the fundamental principles of pooled investing
  • The knowledge to distinguish alternative asset classes and their associated financial markets and products

Course curriculum

This UCT-backed investment management course is designed to give you the flexibility to work when it suits you. You’ll receive continued support and guidance from an expert tutor and your Success Manager as you progress through the weekly modules in your own time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus 
  • Course Module 1: An introduction to investing
  • Course Module 2: The effects of the economy
  • Course Module 3: The share market
  • Course Module 4: Interest bearing investments
  • Course Module 5: Other asset classes and investments
  • Course Module 6: Pooled investing
  • Course Module 7: Offshore investments
  • Course Module 8: Investment philosophies and constraints

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 5 February 2018.

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