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Courses are sometimes developed for students who are interested in topics and issues that aren’t specifically discussed in their major. These courses may also be geared toward professionals who want to improve their job opportunities or expand the services that their business provides.

What is a course in finance and banking? These programs focus on specific areas pertinent to today’s financial climate. One example of this type of course is one that focuses on current events, the history leading up to the event, how industry leaders responded to the event, and if any financial reforms were established by the government or banking leaders. Some other examples cover topics such as applied corporate finance, derivative security markets, and valuation and capital market theory. Courses are available for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as working professionals.

Participants in these courses are often exposed to new experiences outside of their specific academic course. Other benefits include the specific study of topics that support the work completed in other classes or advantages when applying for graduate programs. Professionals who participate in these courses often have access to new job opportunities.

The cost of participating in these courses can vary a great deal, as academic institutions are located in many different countries. Prospective students should contact schools individually to get current tuition and fee schedules.

With the completion of courses in this area, graduates often find positions in the world of banking and finance. They may work in central banking or regulatory agencies. Some participants are already at work in these positions and use the course to earn certificates that allow them to work as financial intermediaries, financial market analysts, or management accountants. Some participants go on to pursue doctorate degrees.

To find the courses that interest you, review the information in the program listing and use the lead forms to contact specific schools. 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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FX Academy

In this course, we will explain what fundamental analysis is, and how you can build and execute your own model to analyze different currencies within the market, using it ... [+]

Fundamental analysis has much in common with methods of analyzing the real value of stocks and shares which seek to discover whether particular stocks are undervalued or overvalued. In this course, we will explain what fundamental analysis is, and how you can build and execute your own model to analyze different currencies within the market, using it to take a view as to which currencies are likely to rise or fall in value –even if you aren’t an expert economist!

Lesson 1 explains the concept of fundamental analysis in more detail.

Lesson 2 explains the major items of national economic data which need to be analyzed to build a fundamental view of a country’s economy and, by implication, its currency.... [-]

Israel Binyamina
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
University of Washington Foster School of Business

The program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to make decisions in a volatile business environment, develop a framework to assess your competitors, ... [+]

Over three decades, the Pacific Rim Bankers Program (PRBP) has helped more than 1,800 emerging leaders in the financial services industry meet the challenges of developing banking systems, increased integration of banking and securities markets and greater international competition. The Pacific Rim Bankers Program draws participants from Asia, Europe and Central Asia as well as North and South America to Seattle and San Francisco U.S.A. for a two-week program full of networking and new ideas.

Powerful tools for banking and finance leaders

The program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to make decisions in a volatile business environment, develop a framework to assess your competitors, create business strategies, analyze opportunities and respond to changing markets. You will also build a valuable network of professional contacts that you can call upon back in the workplace. Program graduates direct some of the world's most influential banks.... [-]

USA Seattle San Francisco South Korea Seoul  + 1 More
September 2019
Part-time
2 weeks
Campus
Acudemy

Two-day Banking Masterclass that talks holistically and laterally across all elements of Banking and Banking Operations. This is not focused on a specific technology solu ... [+]

Target Audience

Two-day Banking Masterclass that talks holistically and laterally across all elements of Banking and Banking Operations. This is not focused on a specific technology solution or industry but on true Banking sector knowledge, following the crisis in 2008. Small classroom-based type workshops at our Central London training centre.

Training Values Providing participants with an environment that will empower them whilst developing their skills. To act as a catalyst for effective partnerships between employers and employees. Rewarding dedication, commitment and effort by the provision of best-in-class training. Committed to fulfilling clients’ needs and managing the expectations of both learners and employers. Working in accordance with best practice. Celebrating the success of others. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
2 days
Campus