The purpose of the unit is to build an applied understanding of the psychological biases which influence financial decision-making. The behavioural finance perspective of decision-making is contrast with more traditional finance perspectives. This enables a unique interpretation of market anomalies and asset pricing bubbles. The applications of the unit are across corporate finance and investment management.
|Unit name||Behavioural Finance|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Richard Mawulawoe Ahadzie|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|ECA Melbourne||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
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- Assess the differences between a behavioural finance perspective and a traditional finance perspective
- Critique how behavioural biases can affect the decisions of investors and finance practitioners
- Propose practical financial decision-making improvements using behavioural finance theories and conceptions
- Communicate financial advice based on behavioural finance to different finance stakeholder groups
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Pre-recorded lectures provided online, every week (13 weeks), up to 1.5 hours per lecture (3-5 short lectures of maximum 20 minutes each)
Blended Workshop (Face to face and via zoom), 4 blocks of 3 hour workshops, 180 minutes per workshop
|Assessment||Quiz (20%)|Assignment (40%)|Group Assignment (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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