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This module is designed to enable students to gain an understanding of the investment decision. The investment environment, robo-advisor (using the artificial intelligence application), securities markets, portfolio management, common stocks, fixed-income securities, efficient market, derivative securities, mutual funds and exchange-trade funds are vital to the success of any business and this module will give students a key insight into the theory and practice of Investment Decision. The quality of investment decisions plays a major role in the overall financial performance, growth and survival of a business.

Note: Subject relates to Bachelor of Accounting & Finance

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Business & Accounting
Entry Requirements: 

Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No

  1. The Investment Environment
  2. Security Market & Transactions
  3. Understanding Portfolio Management & Theory
  4. Investing In Common Stocks
  5. Fixed Income Securities
  6. Efficient Market & Security Analysis
  7. Derivatives Securities
  8. Mutual Funds & Exchange -Traded Funds

Assignment 1 - 30% 
Midterm - 20% 
Final Exam - 50% 


Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Investment Decision (BAF), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Accounting & Finance
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Accounting & Finance programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Master of Financial Planning 
  2. Master of Accountancy 
  3. Master of Business Administration (Global   Business)
  4. Master of Business Administration (General Management) 
Career Opportunities: 

Students will be able to demonstrate understanding on investment decision methods by analysing the importance of capital budgeting and other investment decision techniques.