School of Treasury Products and Risk Management
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REASONS WHY THIS EXCITING COURSE WILL MAKE A PROFOUND DIFFERENCE TO YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS:
REAL-LIFE PRACTICAL EXAMPLES
The course includes a large array of treasury management exercises and case studies based on well-known multinationals in five sectors: technology; pulp and paper; airlines, consumer goods and finance. Participants will therefore learn the dynamic practice of treasury management as well as the generally held ideas and beliefs which support this practice.
COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE
This course aims to augment your ability to discuss treasury risks with clients, customers, prospects and your colleagues within your division of your firm. It reflects the need for bankers to develop a detailed knowledge of customers and the sector in which they operate and for corporate and other institutional hedgers to understand bankers and the hedging solutions they offer. The course encourages a dialogue among the participants, as well as with the trainer, which allows bankers and their customers to explore the customers’ needs, before determining how best to cover these needs and the role which banks might play in this.
HANDS-ON HEDGING & TRADING SIMULATIONS
The course contains four hedging sessions, which are designed to help participants understand the practical dynamics of hedging by involving them in a trading/hedging environment. The first day’s session is designed to be as simple as possible (the oil market), but each day the complexity increases so that by the end of the course the participants will have a good grasp of how to hedge, not only in the spot markets, but also in more elaborate and complex situations involving futures and swaps.
TREASURY MANAGEMENT MEETINGS
There will also be four treasury management meetings where the participants will look at the policies, procedures and exposures of wellknown companies. This will broaden participants’ understanding of the practical application of the mechanics of treasury management, as well as learning about the relationship between corporations and their bankers.
RETURN TO WORK WITH A DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
Participants who enrol on this programme, will have the opportunity to practice treasury management during each of the five days of the course. When they leave they will have a short, medium and long-term plan for developing their treasury management expertise in their own firms.
COURSE PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE
Intro to Treasury Risk Management – Currency Risk – Treasury Solutions – Corporate Treasury Risk Commodity Hedging and Trading
How Hedging Works – Strategies for Using Treasury Products – Measuring Treasury Performance – Interest Rate Hedging and Trading
How Markets Move – Money Markets and Interest Rate Risk – Swap Market Yield Curves – Interest Rate Risk – Hedging Tools Multi–Currency Debt Management
Interest Rate Risk Management – Corporate Asset & Liability Management – Currency Hedging and Trading Simulation
Medium and Long Term Financing Strategies – Equity – Liquidity Risk Management – Asset and Liability Management – Debt Management
WHY THIS COURSE IS UNMISSABLE
- Learn how treasuries function in banks and corporations
- Gain an insight into managing currency and interest rate risk
- Discover how to create successful treasury policies
- Understand how to identify risks, measure them and then manage them
- Explore the relationship between trading and hedging
- Understand the relationship between the forward markets and the swap markets
- Develop a knowledge of the currency and interest rate risk management strategies of major corporations and how to profit from them
- Understand attitudes to risk and its management
- Hedge the interest rate risk in a portfolio of assets and liabilities
- Learn how derivative reforms are affecting treasury
How You Will Learn
Real-life practical examples, hedging & trading simulations, treasury management meetings and discussion sessions will enable you to build a development strategy to use when you return to work
Topics include: Treasury risk management at Nokia; Testing for long and short positions; Exposure management; Hedging; Commodity hedging and trading simulation; Treasury risk management meeting for Apple/UBS; StoraEnso's interest rate risk management