Undergraduate | GRF-AFE328-2023
Part of a degree
- 06 Nov 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
- Synthesise knowledge of the myriad of factors that impact financial decision-making
- Reflect on the impact of behavioural biases in financial decision-making across a range of contexts
- Identify asymmetric information in financial markets
- Communicate effectively to diverse audiences
- Design a behavioural response to an identified problem for different demographic and policy settings.
- Origins of Behavioural Finance
- Cognitive Biases
- Emotional Biases
- Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics
- Other Factors that Influence Financial Decisions
- Diagnostics and Profiling
- Consumer Psychology
- Asymmetric Information and Markets
- Behavioural Issues in Financial Markets
- Public Policy, Nudges and Boosts
- Designing a Nudge
This subject examines psychological and social models of behaviour in the context of individual and group decision making. It provides insights into the approaches and perspectives that can be taken to more deeply understand the client-adviser relationship, the advice process and design of financial strategies.
- Reflection Paper (20%)
- Communication Strategy (30%)
- Sludge Synopsis (20%)
- Nudgeathon (30%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- GRF-AFA-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice
- Equipment requirements - Audio/Video equipment
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees