Interactive Learning Modules

Enhance your investment knowledge in a virtual learning environment.

Interactive Learning ModulesWith our interactive learning modules1, you'll benefit from investment education in a virtual learning environment.  Our interactive learning modules are self-paced, on demand, interactive modules designed to help you become a smarter investor, regardless of your level. Each one has been created to help you optimize every investment decision you make. You can decide which elements within a module you would like to watch/listen/navigate through. To get started, all you need is a computer with speakers.

Scotia iTRADE Website Trading Platform (3 available)

Get Started With
Your Account

This module is a prerequisite for the webinar 'How To Get Started With Scotia iTRADE'. In this module, you will learn how to activate your ScotiaCard®, set an access code, fund your account, and access your account settings.

Length: 20 min.

Launch Module

NEW! Quotes & Research

In this module, you will learn how to read a stock quote, view different ways to research a stock, and build an Equities Screener. In addition, you will learn about Scotia iTRADE's Investing Ideas.

Length: 15 minutes

Launch Module

NEW! Watchlists & Alerts

In this module, you will learn how to create and save watchlists. We will show you how to create multiple types of alerts, including ETFs & Equity Alerts, Earning Alerts, and News & Analyst Research.

Length: 15 minutes

Launch Module

My First Trade (5 available)

Why Consider
Direct Investing

In this module, you will learn to differentiate between saving and investing, distinguish between various investment choices, and how to create an investment plan.

Module 1 of 5 | Length: 20 min.

Launch Module

Open an Account

Learn the different ways of opening an account, funding your account, differentiate between account types and account ownerships, and learn about fees and commissions.

Module 2 of 5 | Length: 15 min.

Launch Module

Trading Plan

Throughout this module you will review what a trading plan is, distinguish between investor and trader characteristics, and create a trading plan.

Module 3 of 5 | Length: 25 min.

Launch Module

Getting Into the Market

Learn how to place a trade, modify a trade and cancel a trade using the trading order ticket in Scotia Online.

Module 4 of 5 | Length: 25 min.

Launch Module

Risk and Position Management for Investors and Traders

Gain insight on how to implement risk management tools to minimize losses as well as potentially capture gains, examine fundamental analysis, and review candlestick charts.

Module 5 of 5 | Length: 20 min.

Launch Module

Account Types (3 available)

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Account

In this module you will learn what an RRSP is, identify contribution limits and eligible investments, and be able to define RRSP withdrawals and RRIF Roll Overs.

Length: 15 min.

Launch Module

Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Learn what a TFSA is, be able to explain contributions and withdrawals and understand how to distinguish between an RRSP and a TFSA.

Length: 10 min.

Launch Module

Margin Accounts

Learn how to invest on Margin, be able to explain changes in loan values, and identify advantages and risks related to a Margin Account.

Length: 20 min.

Launch Module

Technical Analysis (3 available)

NEW! Introduction to
Technical Analysis

In this module you will gain insight into the broader aspects of Technical Analysis; how it works and how it's used. This module will also provide an introduction to charts and technical indicators.

Module 1 of 6 | Length: 15 min.

Launch Module

NEW! Define Market Timing

Learn about two important decisions when investing; when to get in and when to get out. You'll also learn about Fundamental Analysis and the myth of Price Prediction.

Module 2 of 6 | Length: 10 min.

Launch Module

NEW! Chart Types

Gain insight on how the most common charts are used to identify trends or reversals in the market. In this module you'll learn to read Line, OHLC and Candlestick charts as well as how to access these on ScotiaOnline.

Module 3 of 6 | Length: 10 min.

Launch Module

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