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FREE COURSE: Financial Markets

FREE COURSE: Financial Markets

This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge in Financial Markets. It’s a FREE course created by Yale University and starts on Jan 23. A summary of the course content and syllabus is explained below.

Course Syllabus

  • Week 1: Basic Principles of Finance and Risk Management (5 videos, 1 reading)
      1. Reading: Optional Readings
      2. Video: Introduction to Basic Principles of Finance and Risk Management from Professor Robert Shiller
      3. Video: Portfolio Diversification and Supporting Financial Institutions I
      4. Video: Portfolio Diversification and Supporting Financial Institutions II
      5. Video: Insurance and Risk Management
      6. Video: Guest Speaker – Maurice “Hank” Greenberg

  • Week 2: Efficient Markets versus Behavioural Finance (4 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Efficient Markets versus Behavioral Finance from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Behavioral Finance and the Role of Psychology
      3. Video: Guest Speaker – David Swensen
      4. Video: Nobel Talk

  • Week 3: Debt versus Equity (5 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Debt versus Equity from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Theory of Debt, Its Proper Role, and Leverage Cycles I
      3. Video: Theory of Debt, Its Proper Role, and Leverage Cycles II
      4. Video: Corporate Stocks
      5. Video: Guest Speaker – Laura Cha

  • Week 4: Real Estate, Regulation and Enterprise (5 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Real Estate, Regulation and Enterprise from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Real Estate I
      3. Video: Real Estate II
      4. Video: Misbehavior, Crises, Regulation and Self Regulation
      5. Video: Guest Speaker – Carl Icahn

  • Week 5: Forward Futures and Options Markets (5 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Forward Futures and Options Markets from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Forward and Futures Markets
      3. Video: Options Markets I
      4. Video: Options Markets II
      5. Video: Guest Speaker – Andrew Redleaf

  • Week 6: Monetary Policy (4 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Week 6 from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Banks
      3. Video: Monetary Policy
      4. Video: Guest Speaker – Larry Summers

  • Week 7: Critical Elements of the Financial Infrastructure (5 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Introduction and Investment Banks from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Investment Banks
      3. Video: Professional Money Managers and Their Influence
      4. Video: Exchanges, Brokers, Dealers, Clearinghouses
      5. Video: Guest Speaker – Schwarzman

  • Week 8: Finance and the Broader Public Purpose (4 videos)
      1. Video: Introduction to Finance and the Broader Public Purpose from Professor Robert Shiller
      2. Video: Public and Non-Profit Finance
      3. Video: Finding Your Purpose in the World of Financial Capitalism
      4. Video: Professor Shiller conclusion

About Yale University

For more than 300 years, Yale University has inspired the minds that inspire the world. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale brings people and ideas together for positive impact around the globe. A research university that focuses on students and encourages learning as an essential way of life, Yale is a place for connection, creativity, and innovation among cultures and across disciplines.

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This course is top rated (4.7 out of 5 of 2,763 ratings) and starts on Jan-23, it’s a great opportunity for anyone working on – or aspiring to – Financial Markets. Start your booking process by clicking on the button below.

 

 

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Antonio Caldas

Program/Project/Risk manager with 15+ years mix-industry, with a particular emphasis in Banking & Financial Services. Active in risk management, market risk control, front office risk management, product control, change and transformation management, business analysis and business process improvement for global capital markets and investment banking, covering a multiple range of asset classes.

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