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Investments: An Introduction

Price: £195 + VAT (lunch included)
Duration: 5 Hours

To provide delegates with a foundation knowledge of investments.

What will be covered?

  • Cash & money market instruments
  • Foreign exchange markets & currency trading
  • Property
  • Equities
  • Bonds: Government; corporate; international; yields
  • Credit ratings and the agencies
  • Commodities
  • The role of the Government; Central Bank and regulator
  • Credit creation
  • Inflation and its impact
  • Benefit v risk and types of risk
  • Sub-prime crisis and credit crunch
  • Mortgage bonds
  • Contribution of finance sector to economies

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for:

  • Those starting work in the finance sector
  • Those working in other sectors that require a foundation understanding of investments
  • Those studying for any professional qualification where investments are part of the syllabus

Outcome and benefits

  • Delegates will have a good understanding of the principles of the different types of investments

Course materials (included)

Delegates receive courseware to refer to throughout the course and as a refresher following the course


There are no pre-requisites for this programme.