Share Investment Methods

Share Investment Methods

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Share Investment Methods – Sydney Course

Investing is simple, but consistent successful investing is very difficult. How do you interpret the confusing economic signs? What are the relationships between the cash rates, bond rates and share market returns? When should you get in or out of the share market? This course critiques the basic investment theories and investor’s mass psychology, provides you with a workable fundamental and technical research framework and finally shows you how to implement an investment plan in determining the entry and exist points in the share market, with a risk management strategy. The course is catered for beginner investor as well as seasoned investor who has several years of shares and managed fund investment experience.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Eastwood, Chatswood, Richmond and many more. Enrol online today or call us to have a chat about your options.

Course Outline

  • Investment management theory and practice, and investment psychology – the herd mentality
  • Investment Research Methodology – fundamental and technical analysis at both macro and micro levels
  • Development of a long-term investment plan and risk management strategy to invest your funds – The Seasonal Trading System

Course Outcome

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

  • Recognise the theoretical basis and practical shortcomings of portfolio management theories
  • Identify entry and exit points from your fundamental and technical analysis
  • Construct your own set of economic gauges to apply to your portfolio asset allocation in line with your risk profile and market conditions

Additional Information

Suggested Reading:

  • Useful websites:, (e.g. au:xjo, au:bhp)
  • Jake Bernstein, The Investor’s Quotient, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1993
  • Howard Marks, The Most Important Things Illuminated, Columbia Business School Publishing, 2013

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Lunch, refreshments and cool drink
  • An eagerness to learn

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • Beginner investor, or basic knowledge required.

Delivery Mode

  • Classroom workshop where participation is encouraged.