Financial Market Operations

Financial Market Operations2019-01-29T21:22:22+00:00

Financial Market Operations

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The Financial Market Operations course provides essential, compre­hensive knowledge of financial markets and market practices.  It informs about the financial market participants, structures, organization, practices and pro­cesses in international financial markets, the risks inherent in financial markets and their management, and EU financial markets regulation.  This course blends presentations, case studies and exercises to further and consolidate the participants’ understanding of financial market operations.

Main Topics

  • Financial Market Participants
  • Equity Markets
  • Fixed-Income, Derivatives and Forex Markets
  • Orders and Trade Execution
  • Securities Clearing and Settlement
  • Derivatives and Forex Operations
  • Securities Administration
  • Corporate Actions – Rights, Stock Dividends and Splits
  • Financial Market Risks
  • Bank Management of Financial Instruments
  • EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFiD)


Interactive training of the organization of international financial markets and market practices; transaction, clearing and settlement processes and systems; back-office and custody operations; and the risk exposure of banks in financial markets and the management of those risks.

Course Language


Target Group

Staff members in the areas of:

  • Brokerage/Sales
  • Treasury Consulting
  • Compliance
  • Dealing/Trading
  • Structured Products
  • Controlling
  • Private Banking
  • Asset-Liability Management
  • Internal Auditing
  • Investment Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Legal
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mid-Office
  • Financial Market Supervisory
  • Portfolio Management
  • Back-Office
  • Others who are active in
    international financial markets
  • Fund Management
  • Custody


  • Basic knowledge of treasury/securities front-, back- and mid-office
  • Basic knowledge of financial market instruments
  • Good to very good command of English

Course Components

  • Presentation and explanation of concepts
  • Discussion
  • Exercises and case studies
  • On-the-job reference material