To succeed in a treasury, market-making, financing, risk, or portfolio management career, you must have a keen understanding of the material in this course as so much of the Capital Market’s liquidity is invested in short-dated instruments.
Recognize the importance of short duration products in the capital markets
Learn the features of the most common short duration instruments
Analyze the different types of short-dated derivatives
In this Short Duration Products course, we will explore the many different mechanics, uses, and groups involved in issuing and investing in short-duration products. Short duration products are widely used for investing and financing purposes. This course will dive into money market instruments and short-dated derivatives. These products are some of the most liquid products on the market. By learning about short duration products, you will open your knowledge base for careers in treasury, market making, financing, risk management, and asset management.
Short Duration Products Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
Recognize the mechanics, uses, and groups involved in short duration products
Recall the features and characteristics of money market instruments
Identify the issuers and uses of money market instruments
Analyze different types of short-dated derivatives and their features
Who Should Take This Course?
This Short Duration Products course is perfect for anyone who would like to build up their understanding of capital markets. This course is designed to equip anyone who would like to begin their career in treasury, risk management, asset management, market-making sales & trading by equipping them with the fundamental knowledge of some of the most widely traded products in the world; short duration products.
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