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Capital Markets Professional Certificate - Online
This introductory program offers a comprehensive survey of capital markets including money and banking, the role of central banks, and the evolving global regulatory landscape. It also provides a thorough grounding in the full range of securities and derivatives that are created and traded in today’s capital markets.
Basic knowledge of capital market structure and participants
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Basic MS Excel skills, Basic knowledge of capital market structure and participants
No advance preparation needed
Recent Revision Date
June 21, 2019
Instructional Delivery Method
QAS Self Study
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Duration : 5 Hours 30 Minutes
M01: The Major Capital Markets
M02: Introduction to Money Markets
M03: Introduction to Foreign Exchange
M04: Time Value of Money
Duration : 8 Hours
M01: Bond Markets
M02: Bond Issuance Risks
M03: Equity Securities
MO4: Equity Markets & Trading
M05: Regulation of Financial Markets
Duration : 6 Hours
M01: Equity Indexes
M02: Equity Valuation
M03: Equity Investment Vehicles
Duration : 7 Hours 30 Minutes
M01: Introduction to Derivatives
M02: Futures and Forwards
Duration : 5 Hours
M01: Credit Derivatives
M02: Equity and Bond IPO Participants | Timing and Major Steps in IPO Process
Duration : 1 Hour 30 Mins
By the end of this professional certificate, you will be able to: Identify the global trends in volume for various financial productsand articulate the macroeconomic reasons for those trends. Understand how bonds, equities, foreign exchange, and money market products are traded. Structure and price a plain vanilla bond for the current marketplace. Identify the key regulators of the global financial system. Describe the primary objectives of capital markets regulation. Read bond and equity listings and decide whether the deals worked well for the parties involved. Choose the best derivative to hedge against risk in real-life financial situations. Calculate the profit or loss on a futures trades.Construct a swap and calculate the benefit of the swap to each counterparty. Invest the money held by a pension fund both geographically and by asset class. Describe the role of equity from both the issuer's and investor's perspectives. Distinguish among the different types of stock markets. Describe the main methods used in equity valuation. Explain the major steps in the IPO process. Identify the key participants in the IPO process. Apply knowledge to today’s financial situations.
Anyone seeking to understand global capital markets and the trading of debt, equity, foreign exchange and derivative instruments