Treasury - Introduction

BPP Professional Education
Course summary
12 hours
1,290 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 13/10/2021 - London
Professional Training

Course description

Treasury - Introduction

This two-day course provides a solid grounding in the concepts and products used in treasury management within banks, companies and financial institutions, as well as explaining relevant terminology and jargon. The practical content of this course uses case studies to examine the liquidity and risk characteristics of the different instruments as well as providing delegates with an insight into current market dynamics and the role of the market participants involved. It also demonstrates how instruments are inter-related and the opportunities this presents for arbitrage.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will be of benefit to those who are new to traded markets and treasury products and looking to gain a clear introduction to them. It is suitable for new dealers, operations staff, audit staff and systems people.

Training Course Content

Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:IntroductionBasic financial mathsDay count conventionsThe time value of moneyThe Money MarketDefinitions of the money market and the role of participantsThe inter-bank deposit market; domestic and offshoreEstablishing the cost of liquidity - LIBORMoney market instruments: Time deposits, Certificates of Deposit (CDs), Treasury Bills, Bills of Exchange, Commercial Paper (CP)The Repo Market - different types and the motivations of the playersThe role of the Central Bank and Bank of England open market operationsSpot Foreign ExchangeAn overview of the market and its usesQuotation of spot rates; key jargon explainedCalculating cross ratesForward Foreign ExchangeForward foreign exchange definedCalculating forward foreign exchange ratesDerivation of forward pointsCovered interest arbitrageForward ratesForward rates agreements (FRAs) definedCalculating forward ratesSettlementUses in hedgingFinancial FuturesFutures definedHow do they workCentralised counterparties and marginingCurrency futuresShort term interest rate futures (STIRs); compared to FRA’sInterest Rate SwapsSwaps definedUsesPricingTheir variations including SONIAsOptionsCurrency and interest rate optionsUses in managing risk and basic strategies

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