Engaging training videos, reading material and articles created and designed by globally experienced finance professionals with MBA/ postgraduate degrees in Finance and Economics from top national and international universities (including London School of Economics, UK).

  • Starting soon
  • Study time: 36-40 hours
  • Certificate by Arth Centre of Excellence
  • Medium of instruction is English
  • Online content/ Self-paced program
  • Engaging training videos, reading material
  • Online ‘open-book’ assessment
  • Optional internship/ live project
  • *Bonus Features: If more than 100 students enrol in any of the ACE courses from the same college, then we will also organise free live workshops on finance topics.
Course Details
Module 1
Introduction to stock markets

  • What are shares?
  • Shares vs stocks
  • What is the stock market?
  • Stock exchange and OTC marketplace
  • Primary & Secondary markets
  • SEBI
  • How does the stock market work?

Module 2
Market related concepts

  • Financial instruments – shares, bonds, mutual funds, derivatives
  • Dividends
  • Market Capitalisation
  • Rolling Settlements
  • Short Selling
  • Circuit Filters & Trading Bands
  • Bull & Bear Markets
  • Margin Trading
  • Top-down vs Bottom-up approach for selecting stocks
  • Cost Averaging
  • Stock Volatility
  • Price target and stop loss target
  • Insider Trading

Module 3
Share Market Mechanics

  • How to invest in shares
  • Types of stocks
  • How to read stock quotes
  • What are stock market indices
  • How to use annual reports to make an investment decision
  • Fundamental Analysis
  • Technical Analysis
  • Investing philosophies – value investing, contrarian trading
  • Dematerialisation and Demat Account
  • Trading account


  1. College students, gap year students, graduates
  2. Young professionals and entrepreneurs
  3. Stock market investors


The course will have an online assessment which would be untimed, and open book. We intend to keep the assessment as close to a real life situation as possible, where you will have all the tools that you would have in real life at your disposal.


Students who clear the online test would be certified by the Arth Centre of Excellence in ‘Stock Market Investing’ and will be awarded a certificate of successful completion.


In addition, the course also has an optional internship/ live project (work from home or college and flexible hours). This will help you to apply the concepts learnt in this course to real-world situations and problems. You can schedule this based on your availability. Post successful completion, you will get a certificate of internship/ live project completion by the Arth Centre of Excellence.