Volatilities in the foreign exchange markets have increased as financial markets grapple with unexpected political and economic developments globally. 
It is vital for corporate treasurers to make sense of central bank policies and execute appropriate risk management strategies to sustain profitability.
 


The 2-day workshop focuses on the practical applications of hedging strategies to manage interest rate and foreign exchange exposures. Through case studies, participants will learn to apply different solutions to optimize funding costs,
manage foreign currencies liabilities and assets, hedging foreign currencies revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities and acquisitions.


Who Should Attend

- Chief financial officers, corporate treasurers, financial controllers and accountants
- Professionals involved in business development, corporate financing for mergers and acquisitions
- Professionals in risk management functions such as audit, risk management
- Operational support staff in corporate treasury functions

 

Takeaways

  •  Understand the financial risk management framework
  •  Build good relationship with banks
  •  Assess capital structure to determine funding strategy
  •  Manage interest rate exposures with appropriate solutions
  •  Hedge foreign currencies liabilities and assets exposures
  •  Learn key factors driving the foreign exchange markets
  •  Apply effective strategies to hedge foreign exchange exposures
     

 

Certification

Certificate of Attendance

Type of Course

Classroom

Category

Finance, Financial IT and Risk Management

Credit Units

 

Instructional Methods and Expectations

Lectures, Discussions, Exercises

Fees

SGD $1,500 (excluding GST)

 
10% group discount for signups of 3 participants and above.

Qualifying businesses can claim 40% cash rebate or up to 400% tax deduction via the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme. For details, please visit:http://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/picredit.aspx



SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/ for the User Guide on how to claim for SkillsFuture Credit. Claim should be submitted via http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

 
Union Training Assistance Program (UTAP)

NTUC members are eligible for UTAP funding at 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. For application, terms and conditions, please click here.


 

Prerequisites

 

Course Dates


29 Jul & 5 Aug

Classes held on Sats from 9am – 4pm


Kelvin Loo

Kelvin Loo has over 13 years’ banking experience in corporate advisory of global financial markets. He has extensive experience structuring interest rate and foreign exchange risk
management solutions, customizing multi-products and cross-asset risk management treasury solutions to hedge liabilities, including large-scale M&A transactions for large corporates. Kelvin joined the corporate sector
in 2009. As CFO of a listed REIT, overseeing capital and risk management strategy.

Kelvin has been actively engaged in financial trainings for about 15 years. He holds a Master of Finance from the Macquarie University. He is also a Chartered Accountant.