This course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance, broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, options and futures, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-taking in the public sector. It also allows for the possibility of specialisation in finance for developing countries.
For those already working in finance, the course will enhance their effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field, encouraging them to question traditional rules and techniques and take an analytical approach to practical problems.
Aims of the Programme
The programme will provide participants with:
- a good understanding of financial theory and analysis
- an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
- a good working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis
- the ability to apply the analysis developed in the course in financial management, international finance, international banking, security analysis, portfolio management, options, futures and other derivatives.