5 training courses found
The Financial Markets Foundation Course (FMFC) is a first level (introductory) qualification intended for anyone entering into a career in the financial markets. The FMFC syllabus is organised around three broad subject areas with a final review session to consolidate the learning ahead of the exam: I.
The Primary Market Certificate (PMC) is a second level qualification intended for persons with an interest or involvement in the debt primary markets. The training programme examines the entire life cycle of bond issuance, from considering the financing choices through to the closing of transactions in the marketplace.
The course is relevant to a wide range of job functions and areas; anyone who would benefit from an understanding of financial markets, participants and products – and how they all come together. Candidates will come from organisations involved in both the sell-side and buy-side of the industry plus insurance, accounting, IT firms supporting the industry and the financial press.
This course aims to provide new entrants to the operational side of the securities industry with a thorough knowledge of the life cycle of a securities transaction and an understanding of the various processes that result in a transaction being settled and the securities either going into or being taken out of custody. This course is valuable for anyone entering the securities operations area or for those already working in the area in a processing and operations function.
The course is aimed at developing both a broad and in-depth knowledge of the key aspects of Securities Lending and Borrowing and is equally relevant to the buy-side and sell-side of the business. This course is suitable for practitioners who have a good fundamental level of knowledge, and who are looking to develop their understanding to an advanced level.