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Thank you for joining this course created by Auckland University of Technology. In this course you will be immersed in the exciting world of investing, and will be left with useful tools that you can apply to your own investment decisions.

Your Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic characteristics of different types of investments
  • Apply basic investing concepts to make sound financial decisions
  • Consider the suitability of different financial assets for different types of investors
  • Discuss the impact that new innovations in financial technologies will have on individuals investments

Meet the team

Professor Aaron Gilbert, Head of Finance at Auckland University of Technology

Aaron’s Profile

Professor Aaron Gilbert Professor Aaron Gilbert is a professor of finance at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. He has taught a wide range of finance courses but particularly enjoys teaching personal finance helping ordinary people to better understand finance. Prof Gilbert also researches in the fields of financial capability and financial literacy.

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