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Level

Introductory

Duration

3, 4, or 5 days

Overview

To provide a clear understanding of the role and services of a bank’s treasury function. To enable new entrants to the treasury front office to understand the instruments and the jargon of the financial markets, as well as to provide an opportunity for staff from support functions to acquire a working knowledge of this core area of the bank.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand a typical treasury structure and interdependencies between desks
  • Comprehend the instruments and features of the fixed income markets
  • Comprehend the instruments and features of the foreign exchange markets
  • Appreciate legislation and other regulations applicable to bank treasuries
  • Identify the risk management issues of treasury and treasury products
  • Analyse the drivers of financial performance for a treasury
  • Understand the critical internal controls of treasury
  • Identify the profiles and motivations of typical treasury clients