*ACI-SMU Financial Markets Certificate (IBF Level 1)
Uncertainties created by recent events such as Brexit, aggressive monetary policies, potential policy changes by the new Trump administration has led to increased volatilities in the global financial markets.
The need to manage risk exposures has never been more challenging but the turbulent markets also open up many opportunities. Financial market professionals with good knowledge and competencies will be well-placed to bring values to the bank and/or their institutional clients.
Designed for new entrants who aspire to take on front and middle office roles, the ACI-SMU Financial Markets Certificate (IBF Level 1) course aims to deepen their understanding and competencies in global markets. The course has been revamped to map to all competencies under the revised IBF Standards: Financial Markets (IBF Level 1).
The course comprises of two modules. Module 1: Building Blocks looks at market practices of various financial instruments. Module 2: Trading & Treasury Sales drills down on the practical aspects in different functions and activities across the financial markets value chain. Participants may choose to sign up for the full program or by modules.
Participants who successfully complete Module 1 & 2, and pass all the assessments (including the FMRP), will be conferred the IBF Qualified (IBFQ) certification by The Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF).
Module 1: Building Blocks: P170223EMG
Who Should Attend
Module 1: Building Blocks (IBF Level 1)
(10, 17, 24 Mar, 7, 14, 21 Apr '18)
Module 2: Trading & Treasury Sales (IBF Level 1)
For detailed curriculum, please download brochure.
Assessment & Certification
Participants will take a written assessment at the end of each module. Participants who pass all assessments, including the Financial Markets Regulatory Practice (FMRP) examination (CU1 & CU2) administered by IBF, will be awarded the ACI-SMU Financial Markets Certificate (IBF Level1), and be conferred the IBF Qualified (IBFQ) certification status.
* Participants who attained the ACI-SMU Financial Markets Certificate between the period of 2010 – 2016, who seek to achieve IBFQ certification, may enroll directly to Module 2. Participants must pass all assessments, including a direct assessment for CU11 and the FMRP for CU1&2, to be IBF Certified.
A financial practitioner with IBFQ certification is equipped with broad-based capabilities and foundational competencies to undertake new roles.
Find out more about IBF Certification and its benefits at: https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Overview.aspx
Type of Course
Finance, Financial IT and Risk Management
Fees & Funding
Participant should possess a degree, diploma or prior working experience in financial services
*Module 2: 3 Mar - 7 Apr 2018 (Assessment: 28 Apr 2018)
For enquiries, please contact Jaclyn Mah at 6828 0254, Diane Sew at 6808 5117 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Our panel of trainers has an average of 16 years’ experience in financial markets front, middle and back office functions. They held senior positions in banks such as DBS Bank, HSBC, Citibank, ING, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and Deutsche Bank. Trainers have deep experience in institutional sales, trading and risk management, product control and operations, working with local and/or overseas global markets.