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Global Capital Markets e-Learning

Broaden your understanding of global capital markets with this online course
  • Course Overview

    The Global Capital Markets e-Learning Programme consists of over 12-14 hours of self-paced multi-media online learning, collaborative exercises, assessments and learning support resources that you can do at your own pace.

    The programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals looking to broaden and deepen their understanding of all areas of global capital markets and how they function.

    The course provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of the principal securities, currency and derivatives markets, the fundamental drivers behind them and, in particular, their macroeconomic dynamics. In addition to providing learners with a sound introduction to the principal equity, debt and foreign exchange markets, the programme provides key insights into the role of each of these markets in the formation of capital in economies, as well as the critical role played by money and derivatives markets in the management of liquidity and risk.

    The course covers the principal analytical and valuation models used in capital markets, but nonetheless retains a healthy grounding in the realities of capital markets and the evolution of securities and other market pricing.

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  • The course comprises of approximately 12 - 14 hours of self-paced learning.

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    The course comprises the following modules, which build an understanding of the ‘mosaic’ of global capital markets and the complex inter-relationships between each of them:
    • Introduction to Capital Markets
    • Macroeconomics & Financial Markets
    • Bond Markets
    • Equity Markets
    • Money Markets
    • FX Markets
    • Introduction to Portfolio Management
    • Risk Management & Hedging
    • Introduction to Derivatives

    Module 1: Introduction to Global Capital Markets

    This module provides an introduction to the series of modules dealing with global capital markets. Starting with a basic description of the primary process of capital formation within economies, it explores the primary players in capital markets, different types of investments, and the various ways in which capital is used and transferred from its source to its final users. 

    By the end of this module, you will be able to:
    • recognise the importance of global capital markets
    • describe how capital is formed within economies
    • recognise the constituent elements of the ‘buy side’: investors in capital markets
    • recognise the various conduits for global capital



    Module 2: Macroeconomics & Capital Markets 


    This module provides an overview of how various macroeconomic factors affect global capital markets and how looking at markets from a macroeconomic perspective can help us understand why they behave the way they do. This is a key step towards the development of medium- to long-term models for forecasting global capital market behaviour.

    By the end of this module, you will be able to:
    • distinguish between key terms related to capital markets
    • understand the different schools of economic thought
    • recognise the effects of key macroeconomic variable
    • understand the difference between short-run and long-run dynamics
    • identify key variable metrics
    • recognise the key elements of international trade
    • understand the circular flow of income in closed and open economies
    • understand the long-run trend dynamics of an economy
    • recognise the elements of business cycle analysis
    • use the IS-LM Model to understand the impact of changes 



    Module 3: Bond markets
    This module provides a basic introduction to bonds and the various terms and conditions they usually include. You will also explore bond markets, learn about the different types, and how they work. And you will explore the various means of analysing bonds and bond markets. 

    After completing this module, you will:
    • understand what bonds are 
    • know the terms and conditions of bonds
    • understand who issues bonds
    • learn how bond markets work
    • know what market dynamics are
    • recognize the value of yield curves 
    • know how bond markets are analysed



    Module 4: Equity Markets
    In this module, you will learn about equity investment; its history, development and place in the New Normal. 

    By the end of this module, you will be able to:

    • recognise the historical conditions precedent for successful equity investment 
    • identify the types of businesses that are driven more by events than the business cycle 
    • identify the factors that the duration of the growth stage is mainly dependent upon
    • understand why some sectors can remain in decline but businesses remain viable for very significant periods of time and why these types of firms are still of interest from an equity investment perspective
    • recognise examples of inflated earnings techniques
    • define the three sections of the cash flow statement 
    • understand the use of other ratios
    • recognise key considerations for asset managers in equity investment
    • recall the history of the 'private equity cult'
    • define equity beta



    Module 5: Money Markets
    This module covers the principal money market instruments used in Global Capital Markets and the critical role that they play in the management and trading of liquidity by banks, investors and corporate treasurers.

    By the end of this module, you will be able to:
    • appreciate the key role played by money markets in liquidity trading
    • understand the mechanics of the principal money market instruments
    • identify the main market players and their objectives
    • recognise the different types of Commercial Paper and their uses


    Module 6: Foreign Exchange Markets

    This module looks at currency markets and the Foreign Exchange (FX) markets which relate to the use of currencies by international organisations – and the investment in, and trading of, currencies by banks, asset managers and other market participants.

    By the end of this module you will be able to:
    • identify the world’s major currencies
    • understand the role of FX in the real and financial economies
    • appreciate the evolving nature of global currency markets
    • interpret macroeconomic data and its impact on currency markets
    • analyse the critical relationship between FX and interest rates
    • understand the dynamics of contemporary currency markets

      Module 7: The Role of Portfolio Structures 

    This module looks at the vital roles that portfolios of different types, from pension funds through mutual funds to hedge funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), play in contemporary global capital markets. It will also look at the principles of Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) which provide the fundamental theoretical rationale underpinning the widespread use of such vehicles for different purposes.
    By the end of this module you will be able to:
    • identify the principal types of portfolio structure and their roles in global capital markets
    • appreciate the potential benefits of portfolios compared to single asset holdings
    • understand the principles of portfolio theory upon which these potential benefits are founded
    • develop a pragmatic understanding of quantitative and qualitative portfolio risk factors
    • gain insights into the potential pitfalls of the use of portfolio structures



    Module 8: The Role of Derivatives

    This module looks at the principal types of derivative used in global capital markets. Traditionally derivatives have played a similar role to insurance in the real economy in providing a mechanism for risks to be transferred from one party that does not wish to bear them to another that does (and, by implication, can afford to take such risks).
    By the end of this module you will be able to:
    • identify the principal types of derivative used in global capital markets
    • recognise the role derivatives play in global capital markets
    • describe the derivatives market
    • develop an understanding of forwards and futures
    • understand the purpose and mechanics of swaps and options



    Module 9: Risk Management

    This module reviews the concept of risk and the approaches used in risk management – including the measurement of risk, the policies deployed to mitigate risk before a ‘hazard event’ and those which might be deployed during and after such an event occurs.
    After prefacing the module with a review of the conditions facing global capital markets participants in the low return / high risk world of contemporary ‘New Normal’ conditions, we look at the different dimensions of risk in capital markets, ranging from market and liquidity risk, to operational and regulatory risk and the chain reaction effects that often follow from an original crisis scenario.
    We also examine the measures available for risk management, including risk hedging via derivatives, liquidity and the requirement for global capital markets participants to maintain inventories of stress liquid assets to ensure survival in a crisis. 

    By the end of this module, you will be able to:
    • identify approaches used in risk management
    • explain the differences between risk and uncertainty
    • determine sources of risk and uncertainty
    • describe risk management approaches
    • identify potential hazards to investment positions
    • describe the differences in the nature risk over time horizons


  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme