Introduction to Treasury

Summary:

With treasury management becoming a key strategic function within an organisation following the financial crisis, this course provides a basic grounding in the concepts and products used in treasury management within banks, companies and financial institutions.

Overview:

With treasury management becoming a key strategic function within an organisation following the financial crisis, this course provides a basic grounding in the concepts and products used in treasury management within banks, companies and financial institutions. Besides explaining market terminology and treasury jargon, the course explores the liquidity and risk characteristics of the different instruments involved in managing funding risk, interest rate risk and foreign exchange risk. It also provides insight into current market dynamics, the role of the market participants involved and the overall relationship to the economy and interest rates.

Learning outcomes:

On completion of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • The Strategic Role of Treasury
    • Drivers for change post financial crisis
    • Traditional vs Enhanced Functions of Treasury
  • Money Markets
    • Definitions of the money market and the role of participants
    • The LIBOR scandal
    • Recent market reforms and Alternatives to LIBOR
    • Money market instruments: Time deposits, Certificates of Deposit (CDs), Commercial Paper (CP), Treasury Bills, Bills of Exchange,
    • The Repo Market - different types and the motivations of the players
  • Bond Markets
    • Key Terminology
    • Structure and Usage of Bonds by Treasury
  • Foreign Exchange Instruments
    • Spot and Forward rates; key jargon explained
    • Calculating cross rates
    • Forward rates agreements (FRAs) defined
    • Uses in Hedging
    • Financial Futures
    • Centralised counterparties and margining
  • Interest rate swaps and options
    • Short term interest rate futures (STIRs)
    • Uses in managing risk

Course Content:

  • Strategic Role of Treasury
  • Money Markets
  • Bond Markets
  • Foreign Exchange Instruments
  • Interest Rate Swaps & Options

 

Authored by: Kavi Kumar MBA FCCA

Kavi is an international debt finance banker with nearly 20 years extensive cross border experience in treasury, bonds, loans and strategic projects across UK, Europe and Asia. Kavi’s successful international banking career spans Tier 1 blue chip banks including BNP Paribas, Citibank, Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group in senior roles leading multi-disciplinary teams. Kavi leads Financial Consultancy & Keynote Speaking Engagements, Workshops and Lectures for Banks, Regulators, Universities, Government Bodies, Fintech and Corporates globally.

A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

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