Courses

CERTIFICATE IN CAPITAL MARKET

Introduction to Financial market
  • General concepts of financial markets and economy.
  • Economic Indicators and their influence on the markets.
  • The functions of Stock Markets: including raising capital, trading, and investment
  • The exchange traded and over-the-counter markets
  • Contemporary global financial markets
  • Investment Instruments : Equity/ Debt/ Commodity/ Currency/ Mutual Funds
Equities Markets and Instruments
  • Equity Markets and their Instruments
  • The difference between primary and secondary markets.
  • Where stock trades are executed
  • The classification of companies
  • The different types of shares
  • Common stock valuation and pricing
  • The major participants.
Debt Markets and Fixed income Instruments
  • Differentiate between the debt and equity markets
  • Debt instruments
  • Bond yield
  • Bond pricing Fundamentals
  • Interest rates
  • Duration
  • Use of debt versus equity will be covered.
  • Broad structure of debt markets
  • The Market participants
Derivatives
  • Introduction to Derivatives, Type of derivative contracts.
  • Understanding of future, forward, option and SWAP.
  • Future contracts, Mechanism & pricing of Forward contracts
  • Understanding of Options and its (Call & Put)
  • Trading, Clearing and Settlement, Risk Management in Derivatives
  • Practical Exposure towards live trading.
Commodity & Currency (Forex) Market
  • Understanding Commodity Market
  • Trading in Commodities- MCX and NCDEX
  • Currency Derivative and its History
  • Forward, Future and Options of currency derivative
  • Different Strategy Use for Currency Derivative Trading
Investment Strategy
  • Basics of investments
  • Concepts of risk and expected return
  • Active vs. Passive Investment strategies
  • Investment psychology and managing the risk
  • Portfolio Construction

DIPLOMA IN PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION

Financial Markets and Instruments
  • General concepts of financial markets and economy.
  • Economic Indicators and their influence on the markets.
  • Financial instruments
  • Global financial markets
  • Features of equity, debt, and derivative instruments
  • Traditional and alternative asset classes
Financial System & Financial Assets: Fixed Income Securities
  • Concept of Bonds
  • Interest rates
  • Bond yield
  • Basic concepts of bond valuation
  • Money market instruments
  • Long-term debt instruments
Financial System & Financial Assets: Equity Securities And Derivatives
  • Equity vs. Fixed income securities
  • The cash flows
  • Basic concept of equity valuation
  • Derivative securities: options
  • Derivative securities: futures and forward contracts
Portfolio Selection and Risk Management
  • Introduction & Risk and Return
  • Measuring risk: Volatility of returns
  • Variation
  • Understanding behavioral biases in selection
  • Market efficiency: Market efficiency in real time
  • Active vs. Passive Investment Strategies
  • Identify efficient portfolios
Portfolio Construction and Diversification
  • Optimal Asset Allocation Decisions
  • Concept Of Diversification And Correlation
  • Measuring Portfolio Risk
  • Measuring The Expected Return Of A Portfolio
  • Diversification And Portfolio Risk
  • Mean-Variance Optimization
  • Optimal Capital Allocation
Portfolio Performance Analysis
  • Performance Measurement Tools
  • Evaluate Portfolio Performance
  • Sharpe Ratio
  • Treynor’s Measure
  • Jensen’s Alpha
  • Portfolio Benchmarking
Investor Biases
  • Introduction To Market Irrationality
  • Market Efficiency In Real Time : EMH
  • Biases And Realistic Preferences
  • Behavioral Heuristics
  • Inefficient Markets And Anamolies
  • Investor Portfolio Choice And Trading Decisions.

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN FINANCIAL PLANNING

Introduction to Financial market
  • General concepts of financial markets and economy
  • Economic Indicators and their influence on the markets.
  • The functions of Stock Markets: including raising capital, trading, and investment
  • The exchange traded and over-the-counter markets
  • Contemporary global financial markets
  • Investment Instruments : Equity/ Debt/ Commodity/ Currency/ Mutual Funds
Financial System & Financial Assets: Fixed Income Securities
  • Concept of Bonds
  • Interest rates
  • Bond yield
  • Basic concepts of bond valuation
  • Money market instruments
  • Long-term debt instruments
Financial System & Financial Assets: Equity Securities
  • Equity vs. Fixed income securities
  • The cash flows
  • The classification of companies
  • The different types of shares
  • Common stock valuation and pricing
Financial System & Financial Assets: Derivatives
  • Introduction to Derivatives, Type of derivative contracts.
  • Understanding of future, forward, option and SWAP.
  • Future contracts, Mechanism & pricing of Forward contracts
  • Understanding of Options and its (Call & Put)
  • Trading, Clearing and Settlement, Risk Management in Derivatives
  • Practical Exposure towards live trading.
Financial System & Financial Assets: Commodity & Currency (Forex) Market
  • Understanding Commodity Market
  • Trading in Commodities- MCX and NCDEX
  • Currency Derivative and its History
  • Forward, Future and Options of currency derivative
  • Different Strategy Use for Currency Derivative Trading
Portfolio Selection and Risk Management
  • Introduction & Risk and Return
  • Measuring risk: Volatility of returns
  • Variation
  • Understanding behavioral biases in selection
  • Market efficiency: Market efficiency in real time
  • Active vs. Passive Investment Strategies
  • Identify efficient portfolios
Portfolio Construction and Diversification
  • Optimal Asset Allocation Decisions
  • Concept Of Diversification And Correlation
  • Measuring Portfolio Risk
  • Measuring The Expected Return Of A Portfolio
  • Diversification And Portfolio Risk
  • Mean-Variance Optimization
  • Optimal Capital Allocation
Portfolio Performance Analysis
  • Performance Measurement Tools
  • Evaluate Portfolio Performance
  • Sharpe Ratio
  • Treynor’s Measure
  • Jensen’s Alpha
  • Portfolio Benchmarking
Investor Biases
  • Introduction To Market Irrationality
  • Market Efficiency In Real Time : EMH
  • Biases And Realistic Preferences
  • Behavioral Heuristics
  • Inefficient Markets And Anamolies
  • Investor Portfolio Choice And Trading Decisions.