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University of Edinburgh Business School Masterclass on Behavioural Finance – 29th/30th October 2015

Posted: 31st August 2015

This two-day Masterclass will introduce you to the latest research findings in the area of behavioural finance.

Approaching theory from an applied perspective, the course explores the nuances of decision making in the presence of risk and uncertainty, providing invaluable insights into the behaviour of both individual investors and finance professionals.

The programme focuses on practical applications for executives in charge of managing assets and investment client portfolios. The Masterclass is interactive in nature and incorporates case studies, psychometric tests, risk profile assessments and real-time learning feedback.

This masterclass is delivered by Dr Arman Eshraghi, Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director, MSc Finance & Investment, University of Edinburgh, Prof. Ben Jacobsen, Lecturer in Chair in Financial Markets, University of Edinburgh and Dr Adam Moore, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Edinburgh

Who should attend?
Asset managers in various stages of their professional career who may wish to refresh their knowledge of behavioural finance, get the latest research findings from a practical lens in a participant driven learning environment, and improve their current investment strategies accordingly will find this masterclass of high interest. In addition, CIOs and marketing officers of investment firms will find the topics helpful in improving their communication of investment strategies and ‘technical language’ of investment psychology and behavioural finance.

Early Bird Registration Fee £1,275.00 (available until 30th September 2015)
Standard Registration Fee £1,500.00 (registration closes 22nd October 2015 at 9am)

What is included:
Tea and Coffee breaks and lunch on each day is provided as well as all course materials, and a formal dinner at the end of day 1. There is a 20% discount for University of Edinburgh Alumni and staff – please contact: for more details.

To find out more and to register please click here

Extra dates have now been added to this masterclass, and will be running again on the 19th and 20th April 2016.  You can book your place here

If you have any queries about the masterclass then please contact: or to see other Executive Education activities available at the University of Edinburgh Business School, please click here

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