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Investment Series (Part 1): An Introduction to Investing

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Gem of the West Museum

1306 20th Street

Coaldale, AB T1M 1J7

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Bring your pens & pencils, pick up a fresh notepad and get ready to learn!

In part 1 of this 3 part investment series, Clayton Varjassy (BMgt '13) will cover the following topics:

  • What is investing?
  • What are the different types of investments?
  • How do I invest in these investments?
  • Why hire a financial advisor?
  • How do the markets work? (market microstructure - time permitting)

Parts 1 & 2 of this series are lecture based, part 3 includes a tour and hands-on simulation in the Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching (CFMRT, aka the Trading Room) at the University of Lethbridge. Transportation to and from the University (from the Gem of the West Museum in Coaldale) is included in part 3's registration cost.

Please note: The lectures in this series were created to build on one another, but attendance at all three is not required.

Dinner will be provided in all three classes.

Click here to purchase a ticket to Investment Series (Part 2): Portfolio Diversification & Stock Selection.

Click here to purchase a ticket to Investment Series (Part 3): Investment & Trading Simulation @ The University of Lethbridge.

About the Instructor

Clayton Varjassy started investing in currencies in 2006 and continued his passion with the pursuit of a Bachelor of Management from the University of Lethbridge, majoring in Finance and minoring in New Media and Supply Chain Management. He graduated in 2013 with Honours of Great Distinction and led his graduating class' invocation speech. He was a member of the Student Managed Investment Fund, an exclusive class for top students majoring in Finance at the University.

In his final semester he was recruited to create and teach finance simulations for classes in the University's Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching (CFMRT, aka the Trading Room) that utilized a speciality piece of software called Rotman Interactive Trader. He managed the CFMRT for a year while covering a maternity leave and coached the University's first participating team in the Rotman International Trading Competition. The team placed 13th out of 52 international schools, and 7th out of 52 in algorithmic trading.

He was the creator of the University's Inaugural High School Finance Competition and the creator of the Student Professional Development Program Finance Industry Evening's trading & investment simulations. He was the hosting representative for the first ever Canadian arm of the University Trading Challenge and is a co-creator of the University's FIATSS - Financial Investment Analysis and Trading Simulation Software.

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1306 20th Street

Coaldale, AB T1M 1J7

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