This course introduces the participants to foreign exchange as the importance of foreign exchange markets has grown with increased global economic activity, trade and investment, and with technology that makes real-time exchange of information and trading possible. The course will cover foreign exchange, its terminology, spot and forward rates, and develops a basic understanding of trading in foreign exchange markets.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
New entrants to the treasury department, junior dealers; foreign exchange traders; corporate desk dealers; treasury operations staff ; middle office staff; auditors; compliance officers; risk managers; system developers; other business units where foreign exchange market is an important element in their work; finance officers in corporations, import and export, and insurance companies.
Participants are expected to have a considerable background in fundamental mathematics and completed basic courses on Foreign Exchange.
This course consists of lectures, discussions, in-class exercises and multiple-choice questions. Participants are also expected to complete an additional 5 hours of self-study.
Note: This course is examinable
Duration: 3 Days (5 hours per day) with the exam on the final day
Date: 13-15 Jun
Lecturers: BIBF Faculty
Fees: Member Organisations
Fees: Non-Member Organisations
A calculator is required for this course.