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Promotional Discount

The University of Edinburgh Business School are offering any colleagues and members of the David Hume Institute who wish to attend this course a 20% promotional discount. To take advantage of this offer, please quote the code ‘uebsscmcorporate’. 

Two-day Masterclass on Behavioural FinanceMonday 16thand Tuesday 17th February 2015

 Do you understand how your own human behaviour affects your investment decision-making?

In a sector that strives to make rational investment decisions based on hard evidence, it is crucial for investors to be aware of how natural psychological tendencies can bias their decision-making. The University of Edinburgh Business School is in the top 1% of Business Schools worldwide.  We are experts in understanding why we make decisions and how we can use this knowledge to make better and more balanced judgements.

Our two-day Masterclass on Behavioural Finance, taking place on Monday 16thand Tuesday 17th February 2015, will help you and your organisation to identify and control for irrational investment practices.

Course leaders Prof. Ben Jacobsen and Dr Arman Eshraghi will introduce participants to the latest research findings in the area of behavioural finance from an applied perspective, and will explore the nuances of decision-making in the presence of risk and uncertainty. The behaviours of both individual investors and finance professionals will be analysed, and the course will focus on practical applications for executives in charge of managing assets and investment client portfolios.

The Masterclass will be interactive in nature and will incorporate case studies, psychometric tests, risk profile assessments and live learning feedback. In the evening delegates will attend a formal dinner where senior industry practitioners will join you to share experience and insights.

Who should attend?

Anyone who analyses investment opportunities, manages a fund, sets the strategy for a portfolio or communicates the firm’s investment strategy to its clients. This Masterclass will arm you with the knowledge, vocabulary and analytical tools to ensure that you make robust and rational investment decisions.

Find out more
If this sounds like you, or if you have members of your team who would benefit from this Masterclass, click here or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

New programme of executive education

This is one of a series of Masterclasses held at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Other Masterclasses coming up are on ‘Strategic Communications’, ‘Dynamic Strategy Management’, ‘Leading Strategic Change’, and ‘Numbers, Governance and Leadership’.

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