Peter Brown's Investing Fundamentals Course

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Gain the confidence to take control of your investments with this 3 week Online + Interactive course.

Module 1-

Investing Basics

  • Savings & Deposits

  • Basic Investing Principles

  • Economic Outlook 

  • The difference between investing & trading

  • Getting started, Investing small amounts

  • Getting access to the market

  • Stocks, Funds and ETF’s

  • Timing the market

  • How to build your first portfolio

  • Tax efficiency

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Course Lecturer:

Peter Brown

​Peter Brown has over 35 years’ experience in the financial markets and has managed treasury operations in financial institutions including Barclays, BNP, Ulster Bank and ACCBank. As chief dealer and subsequently general manager of treasury, pensions and investments he became expert in structured finance, funding, trading, investments and risk management. He is the co-founder of Baggot Investments and formerly the Head of Education at the IIFT. Peter features regularly on RTE, TV3, BBC World, RTE Radio and NewsTalk.​

Module 2 - Portfolio Investing

  • Avoiding excessive fees and charges

  • Financial Planning

  • Setting Risk Parameters

  • Portfolio Construction

  • Assets Classes:

  • 1. Equity Markets

  • 2. Bonds

  • 3. Commodities

  • 4. Emerging Markets

  • 5. Foreign Exchange


 Module 3 - Pensions, Property and Alternatives

  • Pension options for employees

  • Pension options for self-employed

  • Post retirement pension options

  • Property Investments:


  • Packaged products

  • Investment properties

  • Social Housing

  • Alternative Investing:

  • Peer to Peer

  • Invoice Trading

  • Diversification, correlation, volatility


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