Fundamentals of Investing!
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Fundamentals of Investing!

Contains 9 videos on topics such as Investment basics, Asset Mix, Risk Profile, Golden rules of Investing etc
3.4 (56 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,131 students enrolled
Created by Tanuja Yadav
Last updated 4/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Gain basic knowledge about investing in financial markets
  • choose investments suitable to your risk profile
  • write up your own investment plan
  • Evaluate the investments that are suggested to you by your investment adviser
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  • Students do not need any prior knowledge to take this course.
  • No specific software required

This course is a complete package for novice investors, Investment and Finance aspirants and finance students. The course is structured in 9 lectures on basic investment topics and demos on how to use financial websites to select stocks and mutual funds.

The first video, Investment basics, gives you an introduction on the basic information you must be aware of before you start investing in the financial markers. The second video will educate you on the Golden rules of Investing, while the third video will discuss the basic components of an Investment plan.

The 4th, 5th and 6th videos will talk about tools that you can use to assess your risk profile, educate you on the common investment opportunities, and help you prepare your asset mix respectively.

The 7th video will give a demo on how to write your own Investment plan. The 8th Video will help you choose stocks suitable for your risk profile and the 9th and Final video will give a demo on selection of suitable mutual funds.

The videos are crisp and concise, with a duration of 5 to 17 minutes, depending upon the depth of the topic being discussed.

You must take this course if you want a basic understanding of finance in just a few days and be equipped with knowledge to handle your own investments.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those course is most suitable for those aspiring a career in finance, banking etc and those planning to manage their own investments. It is also beneficial for those who are afraid of Investment jargon and are looking for someone to explain the investment world to them in easy and simple words.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
Lets start Investing
8 Lectures 01:19:00

This series of 9 videos gives you a basic knowledge about Investments in the financial markets, it tells you the golden rules of investing, different types of instruments available in the financial markets, helps you prepare your own investment plan and finally gives you basic demos of how to select equities and mutual funds.

Preview 01:15

Gives you an introduction to financial markets

Investment Basics - Lets Invest Series Video 1 by Tanuja Yadav CFA

This video talks about the golden rules that you must keep in mind as you start investing

Golden Rules of Investing Lets Invest series Video 2 by Tanuja Yadav CFA

This video will help you understand the basic contents of an investment plan and help you identify your financial goals

Investment plan

This video talks about the basic Investment types and the risk and return categories in which they fall.

Investment types

This video will help you identify your risk taking ability

Risk Profile

This video demonstrates how you can identify your ideal asset mix and becomes a building block to the next video in which you learn how to make your own investment plan.

Asset Mix

This video gives you a demo on writing up your own investment plan. It also gives you an automated sheet which helps you make your investment plan.

Writing up your investment plan
Learn more about investment evaluation
5 Lectures 50:54

This video gives you a demo on how to select stocks and the basic criterion that you must meet in order to select stocks

Preview 16:28

This video gives you a demo on selecting mutual funds for investments. It also gives you the basic criterion that you must check before investing in any mutual fund

Preview 10:19

Portfolio Construction

This lecture discusses Enterprise Risk management from an Individual's perspective

Risk Management for Individuals

Bonus Lecture: Coupon codes and Access to free courses
About the Instructor
Tanuja Yadav
3.8 Average rating
416 Reviews
12,280 Students
17 Courses
Chartered Financial Analyst

A CFA charter holder, I have extensive experience in the field of F&A outsourcing and have worked on various projects within the F&A Arena. I have 11 years of experience in F&A delivery, handling end to end finance and accounting processes, F&A practice and process improvement. I am also a visiting faculty with International College of Financial Planning, New Delhi where I have taken classes for CFA L 2 and 3. I have my own channel on Youtube on Finance and Investments.

Specialties: Finance, Fixed Income, Treasury, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Reconciliation, Fixed Asset and Project accounting, Solution development, F&A Training, SOX testing, Fraud risk assessment and Process streamlining.