The Introduction to Securities and Investments program offers a comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry, with a specific focus on investments. It is the foundation course for many higher level CISI qualifications.
The course covers key financial principles and products in depth including assets and markets, equities, bonds, derivatives and investment funds. It explores the broader economic environment in which the financial services industry operates and looks at how economic activity is determined and managed in different economic and political systems. Having said that, this course also offers a first introduction to financial services regulation and ensures candidates are provided with an understanding of ethical behavior and acting with integrity.
What will I learn?
- Know the roles of the major players within the financial services industry
- Explore the factors which determine the level of economic activity
- Learn about the characteristics of the major financial asset classes
- Understand the features of various investment vehicles & products
- Understand the purpose & mechanisms of financial regulation & taxation
This course & certificate are ideal for anyone with a limited knowledge of financial markets & assets, who would like to improve their understanding of this all important sphere of economic activity, & as a springboard for more advanced studies relating to finance. It suits all types of professionals, at any stage of their career, in that it takes a generalist approach to the subject.
What will I benefit?
- Broad entry level to globally recognized CISI qualification.
- First step in qualification pathway,leading to the Investment Operations Certificate
- Ideal for induction purposes, for those considering financial careers
- Free CISI student membership
About LEORON Professional Development Institute
LEORON Professional Development Institute is the leading corporate training company in the emerging markets of Europe, Africa, and Asia. LEORON has grown into one of the most comprehensive training institutes in the EMEA region, offering training solutions in all strategic corporate functions including corporate finance, HR, SCM, operations, sales and marketing, and engineering. With offices in Dubai, Riyadh, Jonkoping, Accra, and Almaty, we run over 500 courses and train over 10000 professionals annually across the EMEA region.
As a leading Competency Based Training Institute, our commitment is to help increase Competitiveness of our clients by strengthening the skills, competencies, and abilities of their employees, assist with the Capacity Building programs and assure continuous Competency upgrade by providing them with knowledge, practical tools and learning systems that are unmatched in the market.
LEORON Professional Development Institute mission is to help corporate clients and government entities worldwide in strengthening the overall competency of their employees by providing them with top quality professional training programs, conducted by unrivaled global experts and implemented by the best training managers in the industry.
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