Stock Market Investing for Beginners

Master the basics of stock market investing to learn how you can make smarter financial decisions and create an investment plan.


Key course information


Duration: 3 weeks

Weekly study: 2 hours

Stock Market Investing for Beginners short course

Gain a solid introduction to financial markets

When done right, stock market investing can be an effective avenue to make money. However, knowing where to start and learning to navigate the risks can be daunting. On this three-week course, you’ll be guided by financial experts to gain a thorough understanding of how to start investing in the stock market.You’ll unpack the financial market as well as market participants, such as the investors and traders, to ensure you finish the course with the knowledge to confidently invest in the stock market.

Explore financial instruments

You’ll delve into financial instruments to understand the different assets that can be traded on the market. Within this, you’ll explore stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and bonds to decipher how and where you might want to invest.

Unpack risk and return analysis

There are risks with the stock market and knowing how to identify these is key to a successful investment. You’ll learn how to conduct a risk and return analysis to help you recognise risks and choose the right investment opportunities for you.

Learn how to create an investment plan

With your knowledge of risk and return, you’ll learn how to effectively assess portfolios and create a solid investment plan. This understanding will ensure you make informed financial decisions. Learning from the financial experts at WelTec, you’ll finish the course with the practical skills to successfully begin investing in the stock market.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe financial markets, stock markets and market participants

  • Describe financial instruments - stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, bonds

  • Create an investment plan using concepts of risk and return

  • Assess portfolios

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about the stock markets. It will be of particular interest if you want to start to make your own investments and build efficient portfolios.

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