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How the Financial Markets Work Training Course

Packed with practical exercises, this is the best overview of the financial markets available

12 - 13 September 2016

Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton, London

This course will strip away the mystique of the world of finance and investment and provide you with a clear understanding of the way the financial markets work.

Key benefits:

  • Gain a clear concise guide to the way the markets work so that you can make a bigger contribution in these difficult markets
  • Your course director has trained over 10,000 people in how the financial world fits together. He can cut through the complexity of finance to give you the whole picture
  • Case studies are taken from the markets representing cutting edge ideas and fundamental insights of recent transactions
  • This course is practical, interactive and participative which will allow you to apply your knowledge immediately to real-life situations

Download the How the Financial Markets Work course brochure

Dates: 12-13 September 2016
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Alan McDougall
Course Fee: £1899.00 + VAT @ 20%  = £2278.80

View the How the Financial Markets Work course agenda

Using an abundance of case studies & practical exercises, learn financial theory through practical examples of what really happens in the market.

After you have completed the course & the practical exercises, you will be able to read the financial press & analyse financial information – confident that you have a solid foundation on which you will be able to build your knowledge of the markets, the banks, the investors & the borrowers & issuers. The course will show you how to analyse what is happening in the financial markets today & you will be able to take this skill away in order to analyse what is happening tomorrow.

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Alan has worked as an asset & liability manager, trader, hedge fund manager, originator, structurer, risk manager, treasury manager & trainer. He was a credit analyst in Kleinwort Benson’s Asian Division before becoming a trader & subsequently ran HSBC’s premier International Treasury Management group, where he advised banks & multinational corporations on the design and execution of their hedging & risk management strategies & the management of their assets & liabilities, while building the bank’s swap books.

IFF's How the Financial Markets Work course is part of a portfolio of practical, professional courses that draw on our trainers' global experience.

Hear trainer Alan McDougall introduce the course in this exclusive video.

Very well delivered, interesting and informative. The trainer is inspiring. I now have a much better knowledge of the products and understanding of hedging and the financial crisis. Alan explains things really well

Nicola Coll,

 Project Manager, HSBC

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