Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Course Objectives

    • Behavioral Finance & Decision Making Biases

    • Reflective vs. Reflexive Reasoning

    • Two Reasoning Exercise

    • Cognitive Reflection Task (CRT) Exercise

    • Self-Control is Limited

  • 2

    Self Deception Biases

    • Overview of Behavioral Finance Biases

    • How Self Deception Biases Impact Decision Making in Finance

    • Optimism Bias

    • Optimism Bias Case Studies & How We Can Guard Against It

    • Rate Your Driving Skills Exercise

    • Overconfidence Bias

    • Overconfidence Bias Case Studies & How We Can Guard Against This Bias

    • Compare Financial Models Exercise

    • Illusion of Knowledge & Control

    • Illusion of Control Case Study & How We Can Guard Against These Illusions

  • 3

    Cognitive Biases

    • Overview of Cognitive Biases

    • 2008 Global Financial Crisis Exercise

    • Hindsight Bias

    • Hindsight Bias Case Study

    • Self-Attribution Bias

    • Self-Attribution Bias Case Study

    • How Can We Guard Against Self-Attribution & Hindsight Bias

    • International News Exercise

    • Confirmation Bias

    • Confirmation Bias Case Study

    • Confirmation Bias Exercise

    • How Can We Guard Against Confirmation Bias

    • Finding Patterns Exercise

    • Clustering Illusion & How We Can Guard Against It

    • Guess the Likelihood of an Event

    • Representative Bias

    • Representative Bias Case Study

    • How Can We Guard Against Representative Bias

    • Investment Strategy Exercise

    • Status-Quo Bias

    • Status-Quo Bias Case Study

    • How Can We Guard Against Status-Quo Bias

    • Shoe Shopping Exercise

    • Anchoring Bias

    • Anchoring Bias Case Study #1

    • Anchoring Bias Case Study #2

    • How Can We Guard Against Anchoring Bias

    • Choose Your Treatment Exercise

    • Choose Your Treatment Exercise (cont.)

    • Framing Bias

    • Framing Bias Case Study

    • Now You Have a Go...

    • Even Word Order Can Impact Framing

    • How Can We Guard Against Framing Bias

  • 4

    Emotional Biases

    • Overview of Emotional Biases & Three Founders Exercise

    • The Narrative Fallacy

    • The Narrative Fallacy Case Study

    • How Can We Guard Against the Narrative Fallacy

    • Common Denominator Exercise & The Endowment Effect

    • The Endowment Effect Case Study

    • Portfolio Management Exercise & The Disposition Effect

    • The Disposition Effect Case Study

    • Lottery Exercise

    • Loss Aversion & Prospect Theory

    • Loss Aversion Case Study

    • How Can We Guard Against Loss Aversion

  • 5

    Social Biases

    • Behavioral Biases Poll & Herding Bias

    • Herding Bias Case Studies

    • How Can We Guard Against Herding Bias

    • Gender Biases & Case Studies

    • How Can We Guard Against Gender Biases

  • 6

    Qualified Assessment

    • Qualified Assessment

    • Share Your Feedback

    • Course Completion