Aug 25, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019

Global Securities

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August 25, 2019
9am - 5pm

About the Course 

Global Securities focuses on key concepts and principles relating to the creation, valuation, trading and management of financial instruments, comprehensive coverage of equities, debt securities and prime brokerage including primary and secondary markets enhanced coverage of valuation and accounting analysis as well as the risk/reward relationship of investment strategies. 

The objective of the examination is to ensure that candidates have a basic knowledge of market infrastructure, operation, regulation and practice. 

This unit provides those advising and/or dealing in securities with the knowledge and skills required for their job roles. It is the same as Unit 2 Securities but without examining tax credits on dividends or special regulatory requirements. 

Who should attend | Target Audience 

Under the SCA Licensing Regime, this qualification is required for the following job functions: 

  • Broker Representative 
  • Compliance Officer / Anti-Money Laundering Officer / Internal Controller 
  • Trading / Operations Manager 
  • Financial Analyst 

Key Benefits | Global Securities 

  • Global recognition 
  • ACSI designatory letters 
  • Requires no previous qualifications 
  • Demonstrates to clients a high level of competence amongst staff 
  • Test centers available across the world 
  • Exam can be taken any time of the year 
  • Free CISI Student membership 

What you will learn 

  • Asset Classes 
  • Primary Markets 
  • Secondary Markets 
  • Capital Adjustments 
  • Clearing and Settlement 
  • Accounting analysis 
  • Risk and reward 

Asset Classes 

  • Shares 
  • Debt instruments 
  • Government Debt 
  • Corporate Debt 
  • Money Markets 
  • Eurobonds 
  • Other securities 
  • Foreign Exchange 
  • Stock Borrowing and Lending 
  • Collective Investments 

Primary Markets 

  • Principal characteristics 
  • Participants Involved with offers 
  • Types of Offer 
  • Bond Offerings 
  • London Stock Exchange 
  • AIM 
  • Government Bonds 

Secondary Markets 

  • Trading venues 
  • Methods of Trading and Participants 
  • London Stock Exchange (LSE) – UK Equity 
  • London Stock Exchange International Equity Market 
  • Costs of Trading 
  • Other Equity Markets 
  • Indices 
  • Government Bonds 
  • Corporate Bond Markets 
  • Dealing Methods 

Capital Adjustments 

  • Corporate Actions 
  • Share capital and changes to share ownership 

Clearing and Settlement 

  • Activities 

Accounting Analysis 

  • Basic Principles 
  • Statements of Financial Position 
  • Income Statement 
  • Cash Flow Statement 
  • Financial Statements Analysis 

Risk and Reward 

  • Investment management 
  • Institutional Investment Advice 

Karim Mansour

Tadawul Academy

Karim Mansour founded Tadawul Academy in 2014 and saw it grow to be a leading training provider for CISI and investment-focused programmes in the GCC.    An established finance professional, Karim has a track record of delivering training in the UAE, Qatar and West Africa (Sierra Leone and Liberia) in    three languages: English, Arabic and Krio.

Karim founded the Banker Middle East Intelligence Unit as part of his CFO function at CPI Financial. He also authored the esteemed BME 100 annual analytical    publication for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014.