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Understanding Risk and Reward in Finance

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Understanding Risk and Reward in Finance
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  • Certification
  • Risk and reward are two important elements of investment. An investor expects that the more risk that is taken with an investment the higher the reward should be. In this free online course the learner will be introduced to the role of risk and reward in investment and the different types of risk and reward that are available depending on the type of investment.

    This course also compares investment with consumption and how investment during property bubbles can actually destroy wealth.

    This online course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of finance and investments, and to all learners who would like to learn more about the risks and rewards of investments.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Explain the role of risk and reward in investment; - Describe the different types of risk and reward; - Explain the difference between investment versus consumption; - Describe how wealth can be destroyed by property bubbles.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results


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