Investment risk

Investment risk

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 6 hours study time

  • Accountancy, banking and finance

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course will allow those with some background knowledge of the area to explore investment risk. You will examine how and why investors are risk-averse and look at the risk factors involved in deciding to invest.

Learning outcomes

  1. Explain the concept of risk in an investment context.
  2. Comment critically on the impact of the principal risk factors in a given investment context.