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Capital Markets and the Treasury Function

Course Information:

Online £1,750.00 12 hrsFlexible
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 02-May£3,500.00
London 5 days 5-Sep£3,500.00


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    Who should attend?

      Those who have a direct or indirect responsibility for financial risk management. They will be from all sectors, including private, public and not-for-profit including:

    • Treasury managers who want to know more about financial risk management
    • Professionals working or planning to work in market, credit or operational risk
    • Anyone wanting to find out more about risk management in finance
    • Risk managers seeking to widen their knowledge
    • Internal auditors, accountants who need to show CPD



    • Introduce frameworks for managing risks
    • Identify key classifications of financial risks
    • Explore how derivative instruments can be used to protect against pure risks
    • Review risk mitigation techniques
    • Establish the need for strong internal controls requirements
    • Link up Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
    • Describe the role of directors and senior executives in overseeing, understanding and leveraging risk management


    Review of Treasury Management

    • Treasury management activities compared between public and private sector
    • How treasury management has evolved since the financial crisis
    • Treasury as strategic financial advisers to the organisation
    • Introduction to treasury risks

    Capital Markets Role and Regulation

    • Functions of the capital markets, compared with money markets
    • Role of the primary market
    • Role of the secondary market
    • Aims, objectives, players and structures of market regulation

    Capital Market Instruments

    • Types and characteristics of equity
    • Equity valuation methods
    • Fixed income (debt) instruments – government and corporate bonds
    • Valuing fixed income instruments

    Effective Financial Analysis

    • The main sources of information for financial analysis purposes
    • The main financial statements according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
    • Income statement ratios; common size, profit margin, return on equity etc
    • Balance sheet ratios; quick ratios, current ratios, debt to equity and more

    Derivative Instruments and Hedging Concepts

    • Hedging concepts for financial risks
    • Standardisation and settlement of exchange-based derivatives
    • Exchange-based futures contracts – those for hedging currency and interest rate risks
    • Options contracts – principles of calls and puts – building a simple hedge

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