Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance

Start Date: Dec 12, 2022 End Date: Dec 14, 2022
Last Date for Application: November 28, 2022 Last Date for Early Bird: November 21, 2022
Programme Fee: 85000 INR

Plus, GST

Early Bird Fee: 79050 INR

Plus, GST

Behavioural finance offers exciting insights into the role of human behaviour in financial decision-making. It has greatly unravelled how individuals assess investment opportunities, formulate their portfolios and trade in the market. The insights brought about by behavioural finance are immensely valuable for an improved understanding of the behaviour of aggregate market prices. The behavioural finance approach is key to the understanding of the profitability of arbitrage opportunities in the market. It helps to identify the influence of market irrationality and formulate timely and focused investment and trading strategies. It offers promising directions in the structuring of products and its effective communication to clients. The practical applications which emerge from the recent advances in behavioural finance would be the key focus of the programme.


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  • Status of market efficiency
  • Influence of biases and heuristics in markets
  • Rational investing in irrational markets - asset allocation and trading
  • Measuring and forecasting investor sentiment
  • Financial advice and investor psychology

The programme will introduce the concepts of behavioural finance that influence investment decisions. For this, the programme will take participants through the implications of the departure from market efficiency on asset pricing and investment decisions. The programme will expose investment professionals in financial institutions to the practical applications of behavioural finance to improve their investment and trading outcomes. It will also help investment advisors in their role of advising asset allocation and trading to clients.

The pedagogy shall involve lectures sharing research findings, case discussions, and reflections on the first-hand experience of the participants.

  • Finance professionals involved in treasury operations, fund management, trading, wealth management, financial product design and investment advice.
  • Chief investment officers, investment strategists and private investors.
  • Senior analysts or research analysts in financial markets and investment marketplace.

Faculty Chair

Joshy Jacob

Programme Faculty