This one day course provides an introduction to the stock market and assumes little or no previous knowledge of investing or of the stock market.
From a consideration of the problems of investment risk and how to develop an investment plan, the course provides examples of different investing approaches using both technical and fundamental approaches. This provides a sound basis for understanding the investing process. A number of very practical aspects of investing will be covered, including, stock selection, how to open a stock brokers account, how to understand the order process, use the depth of market information and place orders.
Course attendees will be provided with introductory background material sent to them by email prior to the course. This introductory booklet covers the basics and essential background for investing, including many of the pitfalls which lead to losses by investors. A PDF copy of the course presentation will also be provided.
• An understanding of the need for an investment plan
• An appreciation of investment risks and the way they can be managed
• An outline of the roles of fundamental and technical analysis in investing
• How to open and use a brokers account to buy and sell shares
• Trade management, trade entry and exit
• A review of methods for stock selection
• Record keeping and investment analysis.
By the end of this course an investor can expect to have an understanding of the investment process and the use of the important tools of fundamental analysis and technical analysis, methods that are essential to successfully invest in the stock market. This understanding of investing will include how to develop an investment plan and assess risk when investing in stocks and how to select stocks and use a stock broker.
Dr Bill Dodd, a retired academic, has developed education courses for investors which have been presented in all states and recorded on DVD. Bill is an experienced investor whose aim is to provide information to investors so they are better able to negotiate the apparent complexities of investing in the markets and become confident, independent investors.
ASA members early bird $120pp (until 31 March 2013)
ASA members standard $150pp (from 1 April 2013)
ASA member rate for 3 courses $295pp – includes 20 and 27 April courses
Includes lunch, refreshments and handouts emailed in advance.
Non-members please call 1300 368 448 for a special rate.
Course 2: Investing in the share market in 2013 will be held on Saturday, 20 April and Course 3:Technical Analysis for Investors on Saturday, 27 April. You do not need to attend all three but if you do you will be eligible for a $65 discount off the early bird fee.
To register contact the National Office on 1300 368 448, complete this form or register online. Please note you can only register one person at a time. You will need to log in first (above on left hand side of page, enter your email address and password). Your registration will be processed and a tax invoice will be emailed to you within 3-5 business days.
Registering a guest: Please note that if you are taking a guest, you must first register yourself and then register your guest separately.
Please note the course will be held in the Arts & Music Building (M09) in Room 1.129. Further details will be provided upon registration.
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