Course Description

Course Title : Complex Financial Instruments in International Financial Services

Institute of Banking

Who is this programme for?

This programme is designed for an ever increasing range of people working in the international financial services area who are engaged in activities which now require a good working knowledge of the characteristics of derivative products and complex financial instruments.

How you will benefit

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain how the most common complex financial instruments and derivatives work and understand their uses
  • Evaluate the benefits and risks of differing instruments and explain how they can be used for speculation, arbitrage, hedging and general risk management
  • Describe how these instruments are used for investment strategies within the major asset classes (equities, currencies, bonds, commodities and property)
  • Appraise the role of regulation and the rating agencies in the application of financial instruments
  • Understand the role that complex financial instruments played in the recent market turmoil and what lessons can be learned for the future
  • Review the use of complex financial instruments in financial institutions from an internal and external viewpoint, including accounting treatment/reporting, risk management and regulation

College Name Institute of Banking
Course Category Business, Finance
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Fee Non-member: €1,250 Summit Finuas Price: €915
Awarding Body UCD
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Course Provider

Institute of Banking

IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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