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The Mechanics of Derivatives and Financial Products (Online)

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Feb 12—Jun 30, 2020
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GBP 2819 ≈USD 3631


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About the course

Delivered by distance learning, this programme allows you to receive professional training without disrupting your work

Access all course materials and receive expert tutorial support whilst peer networking, using our online learning management system.

There will be an online test at the end of each unit to track you understanding and learning.

Remember, there is also an opportunity to study for a Post Graduate Certification, a chance for you to obtain an academic qualification.

Course Structure

The course takes place over 16 weeks and comprises eight units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online.

Assessment and Post Graduate Certification

At the end of each unit there is an assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding. For those wishing to receive a Post Graduate Certificate from Middlesex University, an additional marked assignment of 5000 words will also need to be submitted. The assignment will be based on an on-going case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

Course Content Summary

  • Equities, Global Equity Markets and Indices
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Money Market Securities, Foreign Exchange and Settlement
  • Exchange Traded Funds and Collective Investment Schemes
  • Exchange Traded Derivatives: Futures and Options
  • Key Elements of Swaps
  • Risk Management with Derivatives
  • Trading Derivatives, Hedging and Investment Strategies

We deliver Distance Learning Training Courses in the following areas:

  • Credit Risk Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives & Financial Products
  • International Trade Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Project Finance
  • Securities & Derivatives Operations
  • Treasury Products & Risk Management
  • Loan Documentation
  • Real Estate FInance
  • Risk Management

Who should attend

It will prove invaluable to those already working securities and derivatives field who want to expand their knowledge and gain a much more detailedholistic understanding of the products and will prove extremely useful for those working in functions that come into contact with securities and derivatives such as trading, risk, audit, product control and treasury. If you really want to understand how the products work in practice, then you need to look no further than this unique course.

Trust the experts

Clive Corcoran

Clive Corcoran has been engaged in the finance and asset management sectors, on both sides of the Atlantic, for more than 25 years. After completing his education in the UK, Canada and the US, he co-founded and became the CEO of an asset management company based in the USA during the 1980s and 90...


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