Behavioral finance is a new flourishing area of finance that analyzes the psychology of investing. This seminar explains how psychological factors influence investment decisions and when such decisions deviate from the paradigm of rational decision making.
The seminar is designed for client advisors and financial planners from banks, pension funds and family offices as well as people interested in Behavioral Finance.
Participants have a graduate degree and several years of working experience. They are expected to have good knowledge in English.
The seminar will strengthen its participants’ advisory competence by enhancing their knowledge with latest insights from Behavioral Finance research. They develop expertise on differentiating between rational and irrational decisions. The course widens their proficiency in assessing client’s risk profile.
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich
|Prof. Dr. Enrico De Giorgi||Professor of Mathematics||University of St. Gallen|
|Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens||Professor of Financial Economics||Department of Banking and Finance UZH|
|Dr. Kremena Bachmann||Senior Assistant||Department of Banking and Finance UZH|
|Dr. Stefan Zeisberger||Senior Assistant||Department of Banking and Finance UZH|
|Dieter Niggeler, MA UZH||Associate Lecturer||Department of Banking and Finance UZH|
Attestation of participation (3 ECTS)
The credits can be transferred to the DAS in Finance and the MAS in Finance.
Classroom (attendance required)
Place & Date
Course duration: August 30, 2017 - September 15, 2017
|Lecture||August 30, 2017||09.00 - 17.30||Zurich|
|Lecture||August 31, 2017||09.00 - 17.30||Zurich|
|Lecture||September 1, 2017||09.00 - 17.30||Zurich|
|Exam||September 15, 2017||15.00 - 17.00||Zurich|
Application deadline: August 15, 2017
CHF 2'700.- covering tuition and course materials