Corporate Credit Analysis Fitch Learning UK

Why study this course at this institution?

Trainers – You will learn from the trainers how to understand the subject matter and put the topics into context. All of our trainers are experienced professionals and will provide you with easily digestible content, using knowledge learned from many years in the industry.
Interactive – You can practice what you learn before applying it in the workplace, as all of our courses are designed to be highly interactive with no more than 16 participants. The discursive style of training encourages you to bring a level of confidence to future decisions and analysis.

Who is this course for?

Fixed income professionals, corporate bankers and analysts, corporate risk underwriters and other finance professionals working in credit risk management and credit products areas, including relationship management and debt origination.

What will I learn?

Participants will use a structured and systematic approach to evaluate the credit standing of a company and assess the relative attractiveness of the risk-return profile of the investing / lending proposition. This is a highly interactive workshop where case studies and exercises are used to illustrate key learning points. A case study presentation will form part of the workshop allowing participants to apply the concepts acquired during the workshop to a real-life scenario. Participants are encouraged to be focused and concise in developing and articulating credit judgement.

Specifically, participants will learn to:

  • Apply a structured approach to assess the creditworthiness of a borrower
  • Evaluate the performance of a company based on qualitative and quantitative frameworks and tools
  • Use appropriate market indicators, where available to understand refinancing risk and the market view on a credit
  • Identify the key factors that drive a company's future performance and evaluate the likely impact on its credit standing
  • Use a cash flow approach to ascertain a company's ability to service/refinance its debt as it comes due
  • Review debt structures to assess to what extent they meet the commercial needs of the borrower and protect the lender's interests.

How will I benefit from taking this course/what career paths will be open to me?

Case study based workshop for bankers, fund managers and finance professionals seeking to build their analytic skills. Participants will learn a structured and systematic approach to evaluate the creditworthiness of a company and the relative attractiveness of the risk ~ return profile.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?


Entry requirements

Participants should have a firm grasp of accounting and be familiar with basic credit concepts before attending this programme. The two-day Introduction to Corporate Financial Statements is designed as a preparation for those with limited accounting and banking experience.

Fitch Learning is the global leader in financial education, providing end to end solutions for a wide range of technical training and exam based qualifications. We operate across the globe and have learning centres in London, Dubai, New York, and Singapore. We train the largest Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Global Banks. So whether you are an individual looking to enhance your career or a training professional looking for the optimum training partner Fitch Learning can help.

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