Course in Applied Finance

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Applied Finance

Taking courses in specific fields of study can be beneficial for many students who wish to explore various subjects before deciding on a career. Others who already have years of experience in a career may also opt to increase their marketability by taking courses from a higher education institution.

Some students may ask, what is a course in applied finance? These courses are designed to teach students about quantitative and qualitative finance in various markets around the world. Classes also include information on economics, accounting, mathematics and current financial theory. They may also focus on applying these various disciplines to the financial market. Students can also learn about stochastic analysis, flow of funds and risk assessment and control.

Those who choose to attend courses in applied finance can receive many benefits. Students may come away with advanced spreadsheet and programming skills, as well as the highly desirable ability to analyze results and apply them to various situations.

Students can take these courses at various institutions around the world. Due to the variability in location, school type and length of study, the cost of each individual course can vary greatly. Students should always learn the financial obligations required for attendance before they sign up for a course.

Courses in applied finance prepare students for careers in the financial would. Many individuals earn positions within both the public and private sector as bank officers, finance managers, analysts, financial planners and investment bankers. Students can also have successful careers as management consultants, mortgage brokers, portfolio analysts and stockbrokers. With these classes, many students can find success in nearly any corner of the financial service industry.

Application to these courses is usually requisite on gaining acceptance to the university at which the classes are offered. Many courses are also offered online. Interested students simply need to contact their desired institution. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Introduction to Financial Markets Course

London Academy of Trading
Campus Full time 2 days Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

This two-day programme gives you a hands-on introduction to the world of trading financial markets, with a particular focus on hedging of currencies, commodities and major indices. [+]

This two-day programme gives you a hands-on introduction to the world of trading financial markets, with a particular focus on hedging of currencies, commodities and major indices. The programme will particularly suit those who have limited understanding of the financial markets and are looking to kick-start their knowledge discovery.

The programme requires no prior knowledge of trading or financial markets since we start with a beginners guide to financial markets and work from the bottom up. The programme then moves on to look at a day in the life of a trader, before moving into an overview of fundamental and technical analysis and evaluation of macroeconomic data releases. We also look at the topic of trading psychology and examine the effects this can have on trading performance. You will be introduced to live markets and be encouraged to trade on a simulated account whilst being supported by the team.... [-]


Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI level 1-4

Spring College International
Campus Full time 1 - 9 months August 2018 Singapore

The course aims to give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions and to develop the ability to maintain the books of and prepare financial statements for sole traders. [+]

Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (VRQ)

The course aims to give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions and to develop the ability to maintain the books of and prepare financial statements for sole traders.

Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 2 Diploma In Bookkeeping And Accounting

The course aims to gain a thorough foundation in bookkeeping and accounting practices, including double-entry bookkeeping. It is also for students who wish to understand bookkeeping and accounting in accordance with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The qualification is also for those who are working, or who are preparing to work, in an accounting environment maintaining financial records and preparing accounts. This qualification will give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions. It will also give students the ability to prepare and interpret accounts for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, manufacturing and non-profit making organizations.... [-]


Organizational Development Professional

Convertas
Campus Full time 5 days Open Enrollment United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi United Kingdom London Turkey Istanbul Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 7 more

Organizational Development enhances the role of HR to become a strategic partner in the business. This course will help you learn all about Organizational Development from definition to applications. It will emphasize the role of human resources development in the organization to help people and organizations effectively manage change. This course uses a combination of theory and practical application of course concepts. Participants will engage in simulation exercises combined with discussions of real-life situations allowing them to gain a strong knowledge and skills. [+]

*Understand Organizational Development

*Assess the organization readiness for development

*Present Organizational Development-related data analytics

*Draft an Organizational Development strategy

*Implement change management processes

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Short Courses in Finance

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time 4 days Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. [+]

Short Courses in Finance

LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. You will soon be able to apply what you’ve learned to your current workplace, or use your new knowledge to boost your CV.

Course Requirements Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience English language – Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only)

*Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered.... [-]


Course in Payroll - Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns (ICB)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 48 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, ICB will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules covered. The ICB will apply to FASSET on the learner’s behalf for the Skills [+]

Course in Payroll - Skills Programme in Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns (ICB)CertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, ICB will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules covered. The ICB will apply to FASSET on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme certificate in Payroll and Monthly SARS to be awarded. Learner results will be recorded on the ICB National Learner Records Database within 3 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Accounting at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Ideally, learners should have completed the Skills Programme in Bookkeeping to Trial Balance first before enrolling for this programme     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Course in Insurance - Financial Literacy in Short Term Insurance

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 49 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a Damelin Results Letter outlining the unit standards covered and if the PoE is found competent, Damelin will apply to INSETA on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme in Financial Literacy in Short Term Insurance: SAQA ID 49929 (Credits 13) to be awarded. [+]

Course in Insurance - Skills Programme in Financial Literacy in Short Term InsuranceCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a Damelin Results Letter outlining the unit standards covered and if the PoE is found competent, Damelin will apply to INSETA on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme in Financial Literacy in Short Term Insurance: SAQA ID 49929 (Credits 13) to be awarded.Entry Requirements

If done on a full-time basis: Communication at NQF Level 3/Grade 11 Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3/Grade 11 If done on a part-time basis: Knowledge, comprehension and application of Numeracy and Literacy (1st and 2nd language) at Grade 12 or equivalent CAT has been approved, thus exempting the learner from doing the fundamentals ... [-]

Advanced Program In Digital Finance. Fintech

Institute For Advanced Management (IAM)
Campus Part time 150 hours April 2018 Spain Madrid

Cloister from different companies of Crowdfunding, Big Data, and banking entities: BBVA, Santander, Banco Sabadell and Citigroup. [+]

Cloister from different companies of Crowdfunding, Big Dat

Discover the full potential of Digital Finance

It responds to the training needs in the digital finance sector, FINTECH, the spearhead of labor demands in the financial field for the coming years.

The Fintech sector is receiving much attention in recent times, given the potential of trends such as mobile payments, blockchain or crowdlending, and not only in Western countries but especially in developing markets. According to the World Economic Forum, the global business opportunity for the use of Fintech among SMEs is 2 trillion dollars

Start: April 2018 (3rd Edition) Duration: 150h Modality: On Friday to Saturday Teaching place: Madrid Degree: Advanced Program in Digital Finance. FINTECH To whom it May concern? ... [-]

Basics of Options, Futures, and other Derivatives

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Chicago Philadelphia United Kingdom London Spain Madrid Singapore + 7 more

The purpose of this course is to help managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used. [+]

The purpose of this course is to help financial managers, general managers, senior functional managers, and other nonfinancial managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

While using and trading derivatives can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of risk management techniques can easily lead to disaster. It is, therefore, vital for financial and nonfinancial firms to be knowledgeable about the latest tools, tactics, and strategies for risk management.

Program Goals

You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:... [-]