The Benefits Of Taking Part Of This Training Course

The trainer has been working in the treasury environment for 40 years. A very seasoned professional, who has worked internationally in different capacities.

• You will gain knowledge of investments and portfolio management, structured finance and hedging. You will discover it is interconnected and all part of investing and managing funds and flows.
• You will get a hands-on practical approach for the subjects.It is intended to show practical application of the subjects we cover, avoiding a theoretical approach as much as possible.
• The exercises and interactive questioning will help to prove your understanding of the subjects. Exercise will help you build confidence and provide a deeper understanding.
• You will discover investing in bonds and equities and the use of other financial instruments. Learn to use the available tools and methods for investing in them.
• You will clearly see the psychological aspects of investing. There are things you should know when making decisions and how to react to them.
• You gain a good understanding of options and portfolio management. This area helps to build diversification in your portfolio.
• You will become ready for your next step in your professional life. You have learned and gained knowledge of a very important aspect of all organizations.


Why Should You Attend This Training

Investments always has carried a high importance, and in today’s environment the risks have even become greater. Building a profitable and successful investment portfolio has never been as difficult. The course will bring the methodology and tools and insights to help you steer trough the current times. The course has ample illustrations and examples, and there will be plenty of assignments and interactive questioning to build that strong foundation you have been waiting for.

Know About Your Trainer

Our consultant is currently a Manager at Money Chats, UK. He worked, since 1978 for international banks and institutions, covering international money-, foreign exchange, and capital markets; as trader, senior trader, Chief dealer, Group Treasurer, and a Senior Consultant. He resided during his career in the following countries; The Netherlands, Singapore, Australia, USA, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Luxembourg, and Qatar, and currently in The Philippines. He managed large portfolios, and has set-up and managed large treasuries. Further, he was involved, hands-on implementations of treasury- and risk management systems, setting up the administrative functions, and the guiding policy documentations for those institutions he worked for. The system selection processes and requirements gathering, provided a deeper understanding of what really matters, and started to form a strong passion for this subject. Some of his articles examples and blogs covering the major subjects of treasury management subjects, appeared Gulf Times, Sydney Morning Herald, Reuters (USA), LinkedIn, Facebook.


  • DAY ONE

  • Investment environment and investment process

  • Looking into investing vs. financing, the differences and advantages and disadvantages. The money value concepts and the investment process.

  • Quantitative methods of investment analysis

  • Going through the many aspects of quantitative methods. Understanding investment income, covariance and correlation. Relationship on stock and market portfolio. Regression analysis to support the investment decision making-process.
  • Theory for investment portfolio information

  • Understanding modern portfolio theory and capital asset pricing model and market efficiency theory.
  • Investments in stocks

  • Stocks as a specific investment, stock analysis and evaluation. Formation of stock portfolios Strategies for investing of stocks

  • Investments in bonds

  • Identification and classification of bonds Bond analysis and structure Decision-making for investment in bonds Strategies for investing in bonds

  • Psychological aspects in investing decision-making

  • Overconfidence
    Disposition effect
    Perceptions of investment risks
    Mental accounting and investing

  • DAY TWO

  • Using Options as investment

  • • Options essentials.
    • Option pricing
    • Using options and profit & loss
    • Portfolio protection with options


  • Portfolio management and evaluation

  • • Active vs. passive management.
    • Strategic vs. tactical
    • Monitoring and revision
    • Portfolio performance measures

  • Other financial instruments

  • Foreign exchange
    Money markets
    Derivatives

  • Hedging

  • Eliminating risks is important for most organizations, and hedging is an act that assists in removing, or reducing those risks to an acceptable level. We will learn about the usefulness of this tool and illustrate this through case studies and exercises.

  • Corporate Financing

  • Capital funding and structured finance with great illustrations and exercises.

  • Debt Capital Markets

  • We will discuss the various instruments on the market and the Process involved for DCM.

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