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2 days
1,999 GBP excl. VAT
English
London

Course description

Introduction to Swaps - 2 day training course in London

This intensive 2-day Fundamentals of Swaps course covers the entire spectrum of the theoretical concepts and the practical applications of swaps.

Designed in a comprehensive step-by-step way, the course will guide you through the fundamentals of pricing and trading generic and simple non-generic interest rate and currency swaps. It will explore and apply the different strategies, techniques and methods commonly employed by the industry.

After this three-day intensive training course and equip you will have a clear practical understanding of:

  • The development of the swaps market, its current size and key players
  • Main swap instruments including interest rate swaps, currency swaps and simple non-generic swaps
  • Uses and applications of swap products
  • Swap portfolio risk management
  • Capital requirements, documentation and regulatory issues

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Fundamentals of Swaps training course is suitable for Investors and Investment professionals, and all interested in fund management processes.

Training Course Content

This Fundamentals of Swaps training course is designed to cover the following key areas:

  • Overview of the Swaps Markets
  • Identifying and Analysing Main Swap Instruments
  • Uses and Applications of Swaps
  • Workshop: Simple swap strategies
  • Understanding Basic Swap Mathematics
  • Workshop: Bootstrapping - This session will bring together the concepts underlying the mathematics of swaps
  • Practical Introduction to Swaps Pricing
  • Interest Rate Swaps Pricing and Valuation
  • Cross Currency Swaps Pricing and Valuation
  • Examining the Structures and Uses of Non-Generic Swaps
  • Workshop: Swap structuring and pricing. This session will give delegates the opportunity to structure and price a variety of swaps
  • Commodity-Linked Swaps
  • Equity Swaps
  • Credit-Linked Swaps
  • Introduction to Swaps Risk ManagementWorkshop: Identifying and managing swap risks
  • Regulatory issues

Expenses

The cost of this Fundamentals of Swaps training course is £1,999 + VAT per delegate.

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IFF is the global leader in the provision of tailored in-company courses that are designed to bring about significant increases in personal and organisational performance.

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As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...


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IFF - International Faculty of Finance

Maple House 149, Tottenham Court Road
W1T 7AD London

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Reviews

Neil Irving Colquhoun
(5)
Very wide ranging and flexible content
Bastiaan
(5)
Have gained greater knowledge of the basic concepts which I will be able to use in the workplace. There was a good pace of presentation and the course compares well with other courses attended. Bastiaan van Slobbe AssociateRabobank
Jose Mauro Barros
(5)
I found the course tutor extremely knowledgeable and I was provided with very good material and numberical examples. Jose Mauro Barros, Treasury Officer, IIC
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