PFP Boot Camp: Investment Planning

Date: November 21, 2016 Time: 1:30 pm - 4:15 pm EST CPE: 3 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

This session explores the securities markets, sources of information, risk/return, debt and equities, stocks, bonds, options, futures and security analysis. It will increase basic knowledge as to how money and capital markets operate, how to conduct investment and financial research, and how to evaluate the risks and rates of return for various types of investment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this webcast, participants will be able to:
Describe the three phases in the investment process
Explain the importance of psychology to successful investing
Explain the impact modern portfolio theory has on investing
Critique the efficient market hypothesis, and its implications for technical and fundamental analysis
Compare and contrast stock and bond market indices to include weightings and composition
Create procedures to implement dollar cost averaging
Create procedures to implement dollar cost averaging
Formulate the relationship between a bond's par (face) value, market price, coupon rate, maturity and YTM
Compute your client's holding period and annual compound rate of return on an investment over a specific time frame
MAJOR TOPICS
Securities markets
Debts and equities
Capital markets
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Personal Financial Planning
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Specialized Knowledge and Applications (3 Credits)
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Thomas Tilery
PREREQUISITES
Basic knowledge of the area of investment planning.
COURSE LEVEL
Intermediate
LOCATION
Online Webcast
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