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Investing Programme

995.00

The Institute of Investing & Financial Investment Programme is designed for those looking to broaden their financial horizons with modern and practical education. IIFT’s Investing Programme gives you a foundation of understanding and knowledge upon entry into the markets. With accredited CPD hours (IOB + LIA), our 4 week Investing Programme provides you with a blend theory and practical trading education. Industry experts Peter Brown, David Flynn and many more have created this course; you know the education you are receiving is from people at the top of their industries.

Upon graduation of our Investing Programme, you will be in a position to make money from the markets while you will also have a professional accreditation which will aid your future career progress. Please see our modules below.

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Week 1

An Inside View of The Financial Markets – Peter Brown

• Course overview and framework
• How the financial markets work
• How big players influence the markets
• What determines price movement
• Risk and reward management for investors
• The effect of the low interest rate environment
• Accessing euro versus non euro assets
• Assessing hidden risks in investment products
• Making money in the markets

Risk Assessment and Asset Classes – Peter Brown

• Risk Assessment
• Bonds – higher yielding alternatives for investors
• ETFs or exchange traded funds – what are they?
• Structured Bonds – prospects for success in this environment, costs and risks.
• Managed Funds – the good the bad and the ugly.
• Peer to peer lending
• Invoice Trading

Week 2

Property Investing – Karl Deeter

• Property as an investment
• Property versus other investments
• What factors affect property investing?
• Ways of evaluating a property investment
• Valuing property as an investment
• Historical performance and cyclicality
• Leverage
• Taxation
• Regulation
• Summary

The Pension Market and Pension Management – Cormac Farrell

• What is really happening in the Pension market
• What are smart people doing
• Self-directed pensions
• Better pension performance
• Charges and penalties
• Allocation rates

 

Week 3

Fundamental Analysis of Shares / The Role of News – David Flynn

• The various stock markets and sectors
• How to evaluate companies
• Rules for buy trades
• Rules for short trades
• Common mistakes investors make
• How to maximise your profits
• Interpreting news and benefiting from it
• Assessing the macro economic cycles
• Some further reading

Week 4

Modern Tools & Techniques (Evolution of The Investor) – Niall O’ Connor

• Traditional vs Modern Investing Services
• Buying Shares Online
• Financial Spreadbetting
• CFDs
• Platform Technology
• Market Analysis
• Technical Analysis For Investors
• Types Of Charts
• Technical Indicators
• Reading The Charts & Finding An Edge

Course Review

Developing Your Action Plan 

• Key Informational Documents
• Financial Planning
• Develop Your Personal investment Action Plan
• Portfolio Construction
• IIFT Support

Contact

If you require further information about our courses, please do not hesitate in contacting Colin, Managing Director of IIFT.

Colin Gregan,
Managing Director, IIFT
01 66 44 034
cgregan@iift.ie