Understand the psychological influences on the behavior of investors and financial analysts and how it impacts market outcomes.
In this course, you will learn the motivations behind decision-making in money management and financial trading. Over the eight-week period, you will learn concepts such as utility, probability weighting, the certainty effect, survivorship bias and risk, gains, and losses. Through examining the irrationality of human decision-making, you will leave the program better able to neutralize biases, understand consumer choice theory, and make and encourage better financial decisions.
The course combines e-learning with live, interactive sessions to strengthen your skillset while maximizing your time. We couple academic theory and business knowledge with practical real-world applications. Through our live remote sessions, you will have an opportunity to grow your professional network and interact with University of Chicago faculty and your classmates.
Business professionals and emerging leaders working in a management position for a financial institution or general business management.