Trading for Beginners

Over the past few decades, technology has transformed the trading of securities and other financial instruments. Before the advent of computers, all trading was conducted between humans, often in person on a trading floor. Back offices were filled with clerks and others to ensure that transactions were properly completed.Gradually, both the back office and the actual trading process have been transformed by automation. In this module, Individuals will understand the working of the stock market and learn the basics involved in electronic trading process and an over view of the various levels in trading.

COURSE OUTLINE : For updated course outline please visit

  • Introduction to Market and Economics
  • Understanding the basics
  • What is Stocks?
  • How to make money through stock investments
  • Stock Pricing and Fluctuations
  • Stock Selection
  • Do’s and Don’ts in trading

PROGRAM DURATION : 20 hours spread across one month

ELIGIBILITY : New Entrants in the stock market/anyone who wishes to gain knowledge in stock trading – Students/ Housewives/ Retirees/ working professionals

CAREER OPTIONS : On completion of any of SOOT’s programme,students can pursue their career in any of the following roles based on quali?cation and experience, Viz. Proprietary Trader, Professional Trader, Portfolio Analyst/Manager, Investment Advisor, Financial planner, Wealth manager, Technical Analyst/ Manager/ Consultant, Fund Analyst/ Manager, Arbitrageur, Risk Manager, Financial Analyst, Data Analyst, Algo trade developer, Equity Analyst, Equity Trader, Research analyst, Quantitative analyst… and similar roles.

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Trading for Beginners
Course Information
  • Course Id:TFB 16
  • Credit:3
  • Room:TF-213
  • Days:S,S
  • Timings:10:00am - 12:00pm