Certified Expert in Treasury and Markets

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management


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Who should attend

  • Portfolio & Wealth Managers
  • CIO, CFO & Head of Investments
  • Dealers & Treasurers
  • Senior Staff
  • Risk Managers
  • Head of Family Office
  • Investment Analysts/ Trainees

About the course

Global Financial Markets have changed significantly during the last decade in terms of products, regulation and management. In order to respond to those changes the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management has developed in collaboration with AEFMA Germany e.V. a new education programme for financial markets and treasury.


The objective of the programme Certified Expert in Treasury and Markets is to provide participants with in-depth practical and theoretical understanding of financial markets & products and treasury. Experts from the financial industry come together in order to learn, accelerate, discuss, question, and challenge. The programme starts with an e-learning part to build a fundamental knowledge in financial markets and their products which will be assessed by an examination. The programme continues with two alternative advanced on-campus workshops to provide a deeper understanding of financial markets topics.

In a final assignment participants will be given the opportunity to elaborate on a specific topic. The lectures, concepts and frameworks allow participants to immediately apply what they have learnt. Participants who successfully passed the programme will be awarded the Frankfurt School certification “Certified Expert in Treasury and Markets”. Through a combination of e-learning, assessment and assignments as well as in-class training the program gives participants a great flexibility in time and learning. It will be followed by continuous learning. The programme can be customized for organizations.

Key Benefits

  • Understand the core concepts & principles of the financial markets & treasury management
  • Learn new skills and immediately apply the knowledge within your organisation
  • Acquire the latest tools and techniques
  • Connect with high-profile participants from all over the world and build long-lasting networks
  • Earn a certificate from one of Europe’s leading business schools

Learning Target

Participants will receive a profound knowledge in the topics Fixed Income, Risk Management, Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Asset & Liability Management as well as Regulation & Compliance. During the programme, different learning formats and various tools will give participants the possibility to apply their new knowledge and strengthen their skills. Additionally, candidates will get valuable feedback from experienced faculty members as well as from peers.

Advanced Courses - Online Seminar (Choose one)

Week 1 – Financial Markets & Products

The workshop is designed for CETM participants who have successfully completed all e-learning modules as well as for senior staff in treasury and trading, risk management, compliance and internal audit of banks and financial institutions who want to upscale their decision making skills in financial products. It is based on real business cases which cover Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Equities, Derivatives, Risk Management with an emphasis on financial engineering. Participants will receive a profound view of the nature and structure of financial products and a solid understanding of key risks of these products, as well as their structuring processes. Additionally they will get valuable feedback from experienced faculty members and peers.

  • Option Strategies
  • Structured Credit Engineering
  • Structured Foreign Exchange Management
  • Pricing and Structuring of Fixed Income Securities
  • Investing in Commodities
  • Company Evaluation

Week 2 – Treasury Management

The workshop is designed for CETM participants who have successfully completed all e-learning modules as well as for treasury professionals. Complex challenges in Asset Liability Management arise from the interactions between funding strategies and the deployment of assets. ALM measures and manages the impact on earnings and economic capital arising from interest rate, forex and maturity mismatches. Counterparty credit risk and credit portfolio quality represent cross-cutting triggers that may accelerate an ALM crisis. The workshop emphasizes comprehensive scenario analysis and interactive stress testing applied to realistic cases that encourage best practice experiential learning and peer exchange.

  • Fundamentals of Asset & Liability Management
  • Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book
  • Structural Forex Exposures
  • Counterparty & Portfolio Credit Risk
  • Liquidity Risk


Joachim Bald

Joachim is Frankfurt School’s most senior international advisor and a recognized expert in Treasury and Risk Management for banking and microfinance. He serves as lead consultant and trainer at the Frankfurt School Competence Center in Risk Management and regularly manages complex implementation ...

Uwe Wystup

Uwe Wystup completed his diploma in mathematics at the Goethe-University (Frankfurt) in 1993. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Finance from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. Uwe has worked at Deutsche Bank, Citibank, UBS, Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie and Commerzbank as Tradi...

Achim Posthaus

Dr. Achim Posthaus is Founder and Managing Director of Alpha Pi Analytics GmbH as well as academic lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Prior to founding his company, he has been Director of Debt Markets at Barclays Capital in Frankfurt (2005-2012) among other positions he...

Birgitta Drwenski

Birgitta currently works as a specialist in the Liquidity Advisory team in Commerzbank’s Group Treasury division. Prior to joining the treasury department, she worked as a director in the Fixed Income & Currency (FIC) area of Commerzbank’s Corporates & Markets division. Her two main areas...

Rene Lindloh

René holds a Ph.D. (Doktor rer. Nat.) in mathematics and worked as research assistant for hight dim. approximation problems. He is a Portfolio Manager with years of trading experience on the commodities markets. Advising a wide range of institutes on market price risks and regulatory issues aro...

Carsten Auel

Carsten Auel, CFA is a Senior Manager at Deloitte and a recognized lecturer for Capital Markets, Investments, Securitizations, Fixed Income and Equity products. He is experienced in the pricing, financial modeling and risk analysis of plain vanilla as well as complex financial instruments. During...

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