Foundation of Investment and Trading


Foundation of Investment and Trading

Created for absolute beginners and as a revision for intermediate level traders. Learn about trading CFDs and global financial markets. Discover what affects your investments and trading decisions. Prepare yourself for day-to-day operational trading and hedging practices as well as the feeling of being exposed to real market conditions, while diversifying the risk of exposure. This entry-level course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of how the global financial markets operate and how professional market participants anticipate to daily challenges from various perspectives and positions. It provides an overview of investment and industry terminology. Although the knowledge gained in itself is enough for enhancing your financial career by using Technical Analysis as a tool to improve your trading and investing performance.


Through our lecture, you will learn how to increase your flexibility among different asset classes like stocks, forex, and futures with speed and accuracy.


All participants will gain access for 10 working days at a professional trading software, including the training days.

Learning outcomes

Participants will learn how to:

  • recognize CFDs
  • calculate margins for different asset classes
  • understand basic essential terms of trading and investing
  • recognize different types of execution of orders
  • recognize several types of charts
  •  recognize the effectiveness of multi-time frame financial analysis
  • recognize trends
  • understand the weight of trading psychology and money management
  •  combine technical analysis tools
  • adopt to any trading platform
  • compute their personal risk: reward ratio
  • utilize effectively professional trading software

Who should attend

The programme is suitable for all staff working or wishing to work in financial services including customer support, administration, finance and accounting, IT, customer services, sales and marketing and HR and training. It will also be of particular interest to those who work with the industry such as corporate lawyers, accountants, and consultants.

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DATES: 30, 31 October

DURATION: 14 Hours

LOCATION: Limassol

TIME: 09:00 – 17:00

FEES: €300 + VAT

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Registration Form

If you need help completing the online registration form, please give us a call at 2227 4470 or email us at 

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at

Instructor: Panagiotis Nikolaou

Panagiotis Nikolaou is a professional with many years’ experience in the Financial Services Sector in general and in the world of Investment Firms in particular. He has worked in CIFs in various positions, including that of the General Manager, Risk Manager, Executive Director, as well as on the front line as Head of Dealing and Brokerage Departments. He currently leads AFXAnts with offices in Nicosia, Athens and Durban.

Panagiotis is a full member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (MCSI) and the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA). He holds CySEC’s Advanced Certification, he is an approved Trainer by the HRDA, and was nominated and sponsored by KPMG and Barclays Bank in 2015 to join “Future Leaders” executive seminars.