The EIMF is proud to present the Financial Markets Foundation Course offered by the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA).
The ICMA was established 50 years ago and is responsible for a significant contribution to the development of the international capital market by facilitating the interaction between all market participants: issuers, lead managers, dealers and investors.
The Financial Markets Foundation Course (FMFC) is an introductory level qualification intended for anyone entering into a career in the financial markets.
The programme is intended to provide ‘breadth of knowledge’ to make it relevant to people pursuing careers in the front office, middle office and operations areas. The course content places an even emphasis on introducing and explaining the key concepts of each subject area to develop candidates’ practical knowledge and skill sets.
By completing the programme you will understand:
The course content is divided into several topic areas, which are then broken down into multiple subtopics:
1. Overview of the Financial Markets
2. Debt Markets
The course content is delivered over two and a half days with the FMFC exam taking place on the afternoon of day three.
The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions which candidates have two hours to complete. In order to pass, candidates must answer a minimum of 30 questions correctly, with a score of 45 or more earning a distinction.
In order to aid understanding of the concepts delivered during the course, delegates will be sent pre-course reading material. To prepare for the exam and assist candidates with the course content, end-of-day review sessions are held at the end of the first two days and prior to the exam on day three.
Who should attend:
Who should study the programme?
The course is relevant to a wide range of job functions and areas; anyone who would benefit from an understanding of financial markets, participants and products – and how they all come together.
Candidates will come from organisations involved in both the sell-side and buy-side of the industry plus insurance, accounting, IT firms supporting the industry and the financial press.
The course does not assume any prior study or work experience other than a general knowledge of mathematics such as basic algebra and statistics. For anyone without that quantitative background, pre-course reading with a further bibliography is provided to allow candidates to acquire that knowledge directly.
DATES: 02/12/15 - 04/12/15
DURATION: 21 Hours
LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia
TIME: 09:00 - 17:30
You can register for this course directly with the ICMA online here by following the ‘Register’ tab and choosing Cyprus as the location.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE 20 NOVEMBER
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