UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter

Duration

8 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7–10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

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The ability to take ownership of your financial well-being and make intelligent investment decisions either on your own, or alongside your financial advisor.

2

A deeper understanding of the fundamental concepts of investing, as well as the effects of the economy on your investment portfolio.

3

Recognition of your investment knowledge and skills in the form of a certificate of completion from UCT – Africa’s leading university.1


1 QS Top Universities (2019)

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1:
An Introduction to Investing
Module 2:
The Effects of the Economy
Module 3:
The Share Market
Module 4:
Interest Bearing Investments
Module 5:
Other Asset Classes and Investments
Module 6:
Pooled Investing
Module 7:
Offshore Investments
Module 8:
Investment Philosophies and Constraints

YOUR HEAD TUTOR

Gabriel Botha

Gabriel has been a client portfolio manager at MitonOptimal Asia PTE Ltd since 2014. Previously, he worked at Discovery Consulting Services and Old Mutual as a business consultant, respectively.

Gabriel has a business and finance undergraduate degree from the University of Stellenbosch (2010). In 2012 he completed his Financial Planning Certificate and went on to attend the University of Virginia where he completed the Chartered Financial Analyst Programme in 2013 and the Chartered Investments and Securities Programme in 2016. Gabriel is also the head tutor on the UCT Investment Management short course.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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