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Investing in the share market is a great short and long term way of creating wealth. However, uninformed investors are at risk of losing their investments. This general knowledge course explores all the essentials of share investing, including risk and reward in shares, operation of the market, analysing shares, sourcing useful information for your decision making and how to reduce your risks.

If you want an introductory course to the Stockmarket in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Please note: No individual investment advice will be given.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this introduction to the stockmarket course, you should be able to:

  • understand the positives and negatives of investing in shares
  • understand the basic terminology and workings of some ratios
  • understand the importance of reading the Financial Review and other financial materials
  • explore the type of investor you might be
  • understand basic financial reporting
  • know what to consider when building a portfolio, including different methodologies to evaluate share investing
  • utilise different sources of information to tap into your decision making

What will be covered in this introduction to stockmarket course?

During this course, the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Due to the variable nature of Adult Education classes, parts of the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

  • Introduction to the share market
  • Getting to know you as an investor
  • What makes the market tick?
  • Methods of analysing and choosing shares
  • Sources of information
  • Administration

What to bring to class

  • A notebook & pen

Additional information

Disclaimer: Share trading, investment and financial planning involves risk and may not be suitable for you. All advertising and educational content is of the nature of general information only and must not in any way be construed or relied upon as personal advice. No consideration has been given or will be given to individual investment objectives, financial circumstances or the needs of any particular person.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Introduction to the Stockmarket Course

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Introduction to the Stockmarket Course

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  • said: The tutor was fantastic. Sam was patient, knowledgeable and a gentleman.

  • said: Sam is an extremely knowledgeable and pleasant tutor, who offers high quality (& very practical) advice when it comes to investing in the stock market. I would highly recommend this course for the novice investor. What Sam thought us in 3 sessions, was priceless, and could end up saving a novice investor thousands of dollars.

  • said: Highly recommended for those who want to get back to the basics and understand how it it all works.

  • said: Very helpful and educational. Sam was an excellent teacher and has shown us a way forward to continue educating ourselves on the market.

  • said: Fundamentals. Great base to start learning.

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