This is the foundation module of the Financial Markets Program and provides a broad guide to the financial markets. The content explores the structure of various markets and their products, and how they operate. It also covers the important topics of risk and regulation.
There are four modules in total that build knowledge, each one extending upon the previous. Each module also contains tasks or research for your students to complete that will extend and deepen their understanding beyond the content provided in the industry induction and build reflection and research skills.
Each module also gently integrates the knowledge learned in previous modules, encouraging your students to develop higher order skills in synthesis and application.
The Treasury Operations module is the advanced specialist module of the Operations Professionals Program. The module provides an in-depth and practical perspective on operations processes. A primary focus is the management of risk through operational controls and the management of errors. The module covers OTC financial products, confirmation, settlement, reconciliation and investigation and collateral management.