Introduction to Capital Markets & Investment Banking

Training : Introduction to Capital Markets & Investment Banking

Fri, 14/09/2012   for 1 Day
Conducted by : Eureka Financial
Contact : Sam Baker
Duration : 1 Day

 This practical 1 day course taught by a former senior banker is designed for anyone who wants to understand how the City and financial markets work, their main players and correlations between them as well financial instruments and the latest market trends. 

 
The course will explore the role and functions of investment banks, stock exchanges, fund management and other market participants and investors. Banking departments and their responsibilities  will be explained; you will also learn how to use the banking jargon. 
 
The training includes many recent case studies, exercises and a financial quiz which will help you to consolidate the knowledge. You will explore the events which made it to the front pages of the newspapers as well as the latest trends and challenges faced by the sector. 
 
On completion of this course you will understand: 
 
What financial market is and who are the main players
The role and function of investment banks, stock exchanges and other market participants
Main financial instruments including bonds, equities, money markets and currency markets as well as derivatives
Main types of investors including fund management and hedge funds
The main types of financial regulations and how they affect the market at the moment
The main types of risks involved 
The latest market trends and news, which make the headlines
 
Main topics covered include: 
 
The role and structure of a financial market
Main players and their role
Banks - their structure, departments, role of the front, bank and middle office
Main types of financial instruments: equities and bonds
Money markets 
The role of the stock exchanges
The use of derivatives
Market, credit and operational risks
Main types of financial regulations
The latest trends
 
Register now to benefit from our Early Bird offer!
 


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