Foundations in Investing FIN 9034

Online Option

Our Foundations in Investing course introduces you to the essentials of finance and ethics and provides you with a clear understanding of the global investment industry, the financial services industry and roles and responsibilities within them. This investing foundations course has been designed to direct your understanding and perspective towards an appreciation of the integrative, intricate nature of the financial landscape. It is intended for anyone who wants to enter or advance within the investment management industry, including those in information technology, operations, accounting, administration and marketing.


CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program

Our Foundations in Investing course helps prepare you for the CFA Institute Investment Foundations exam. If you complete this course and then pass the free online CFA Institute Investment Foundations exam – thereby demonstrating a mastery of core foundational principles of the investment profession – you will earn the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate and a digital badge.

Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn while college buildings are closed.

Technical/Computer Requirements:

Refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.

Hours and Fees





Contact Information

Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back often to see if we have developed additional schedules for fall and winter (through to April). If you would like to receive an email notification when the spring/summer term (May to August) is released, complete our sign-up form.

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.