Course Description

Investing for Success Level 1

This interactive and engaging course will cover important principles for successful investing, as well as current market conditions and investment considerations. Topics include: capital markets, picking stocks, investment strategies, mutual funds, and taxation.

Students who have taken Level 1 should consider PIW 142 Investing for Success Level 2.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Discuss principles of investing
  • Apply a personal investment strategy
  • Identify market conditions and investment considerations
  • Apply intelligent investment decisions
  • Complete your own financial / investment plan
  • Identify government investment plans (RRSPs, TFSAs & RESPS)
  • Describe how options work
  • Compare mutual funds, stocks and ETFs


Formerly: PIW 126 Personal Investment Strategies

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Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Oct 01, 2024 to Nov 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $329.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required.
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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