Exchange-Traded Funds Course

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are becoming a popular option for many investors. The ETF structure affords several benefits for client portfolios including tax-efficiency, transparency and low cost. Learn about this unique product with the Exchange-traded Funds Course. The ETF course also provides a brief introduction to leveraged, inverse and leveraged inverse, and commodity ETFs.

Pricing

Standard Course Price $160

Course Information

COURSE DETAILS
Delivery Online
Language English
Suggested study time 15 hours
Enrolment period 1 year
Practice exam Not applicable

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WHO SHOULD ENROL
  • Any individual who wishes to assess, recommend, and trade ETF units with confidence

EXAM DETAILS
Format Online
Time permitted 60 minutes
Question format Multiple choice
Passing grade 60%
Attempts allowed 3
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WHAT WILL I LEARN
  • ETF Basics
  • Regulation of ETFs
  • Market Indices
  • Index Investing
  • The Relevance of Market Efficiency
  • Benefits, Costs and Risks of ETFs
  • Buying and Selling ETFs
  • Clearing, Settlement, and Custody
  • The Taxation of ETFs
  • ETF Due Diligence and Investing with ETFs
  • Complex Exchange-traded Funds

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