CISI - International Introduction to Securities and Investment

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07 Νοε 2023 15:00 10 Νοε 2023 20:00
Αγγλικά
14 ώρες ( 3 μέρες )
CISI - International Introduction to Securities and Investment

ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ

The International Introduction to Securities and Investments offers a broad introduction to the financial services professional sector, with a specific focus on investments and regulations from a global perspective. It is the foundation exam for many higher level CISI qualifications. The material is ESMA and MiFID II compliant.

The qualification focuses on international markets and covers key financial principles and products. It covers macroeconomic principles, the regulation of markets, equities, bonds, derivatives, investment funds and fund legal structures. It explores the broader economic environment in which the financial services profession operates and looks at how economic activity is determined and managed in different economic and political systems. The qualification offers an introduction to financial services regulation and ensures candidates are provided with an understanding of ethical behaviour and acting with integrity.

The current Syllabus (Edition 16) for the Certificate in International Introduction to Securities & Investment is valid from 10 September 2023 until 9 September 2024.

ΣΚΟΠΟΣ ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟΥ

Each learning objective begins with one of the following prefixes: know, understand or be able to calculate. These words indicate the different levels of skill to be tested.

  • Knowing requires the candidate to recall information such as facts, rules and principles
  • Understanding requires the candidate to demonstrate comprehension of an issue, fact, rule or principle
  • Ability to calculate requires the candidate to be able to use formulas to perform calculations

ΣΕ ΠΟΙΟΥΣ ΑΠΕΥΘΥΝΕΤΑΙ

The program is suitable for new entrants to the profession and staff who are already working in financial services. The broad topics covered make the qualification suitable for all staff, not just those responsible for making investment decisions, including administration, compliance, AML, finance and accounting, IT, customer services, sales and marketing and HR.

ΠΕΡΙΣΣΟΤΕΡΕΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΕΣ

Training Outline 

Introduction: The Financial Services Sector

  • The role of the sector
  • Main participants
  • The main international regulations

Economic Environment

  • Key aspects of macroeconomics
  • The role of Central Banks

Equities/Stocks

  • Benefits and risks of stocks
  • Trading and settlement regulations
  • Stock indices

Bonds

  • Government and corporate bonds
  • Risks and returns

Other Markets and Investments

  • Cash deposits, money markets, properties, foreign exchange

Derivatives

  • Key features of derivatives
  • Types of derivatives
  • Regulatory requirements

Investment Funds

  • Types of funds
  • Funds legal structures
  • Investor protection features

Regulation and Ethics

  • Regulations in investment industry
  • Investor protection and compliance
  • Overview of international regulation
  • Money laundering and bribery
  • Insider trading

Other Financial Products

  • Loans, mortgages
  • Insurance products

Financial Advice

  • The financial advice process
  • Tax planning, estate planning
  • Legal concepts: trusts, partnerships


Training Style 

The programme is designed to enhance participants’ broad understanding via short lectures, practical examples, and practice questions.

Most of the training delivery will be based on the CISI International Introduction to Securities and Investments certification syllabus and the related national regulations. 

Participants will also have access to 100 online revision questions with answers, which can be ideal for candidates pursuing the respective exam

 

 

Optional Exam 

The objective of the examination is to provide candidates with a basic introduction to the financial services industry with a particular focus on investments and regulations. 

The examination will test candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the following elements:

 Introduction: The Financial Services Sector

  • The Economic Environment
  • Equities/Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Other Markets and Investments
  • Derivatives
  • Investment Funds
  • Regulation and Ethics
  • Other Financial Products
  • Financial Advice

 

The exam is Multiple Choice Computer-Based, consisting of 50 questions and lasts 1 hour. The pass mark for the exam is 70%. 

The following exam fees are payable directly to the CISI upon registration

  • CISI International Introduction to Securities and Investment (1st Attempt): €350

 

CPD Recognition 

This programme may be approved for up to 10 CPD units in Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

 

 CISI and EIMF 

The CISI and EIMF have a long-lasting collaboration in organising training and development events and promoting opportunities that are of value to the CISI members as well as to securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. The CISI has awarded the EIMF the “Authorised Training Provider” status, which allows EIMF to offer quality preparation courses for participants pursuing the CISI certificates, such as the CISI International Introduction to Securities and Investments.

Πληροφορίες Εκπαιδευτή
Δημήτρης Νικολάου -

Mr. Demetris Nicolaou is a CFA holder since 1999. He has an extensive career record which includes Investment Analyst and Co-Porfolio Manager at Emerging Markets Management in Arlington, Virginia, Head of Asset Management and Private Banking at Alpha Bank Cyprus and his current position is, as the CFO and also member of the Board of Directors for D. Nicolaou & Sons Ltd.


He has served on the Board of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Society of Cyprus for four years as Secretary from 2006 to 2010. He was elected President of the CFA Society of Cyprus, for a 2-year term between 2010 and 2012.


He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and since 2011 serves as a non-executive Board Member of Axia Ventures. He also serves on the Board of The Alexandria Fund, an open-ended mutual fund company licensed and regulated under the Cayman Islands Mutual Fund Law.

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Κοστολογικές Πληροφορίες

HRDA-approved seminars are exempted from VAT for eligible organisations applying for the HRDA subsidy. A 19% VAT will apply to seminars and participants who do not qualify for the HRDA subsidy

ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑ ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟΥ

Τρίτη - 07 Νοε 2023

Ώρα

15:00 - 20:30

ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΗΣ:

Δημήτρης Νικολάου

Τοποθεσία:

OnLine Virtual Classroom

Τετάρτη - 08 Νοε 2023

Ώρα

15:00 - 20:00

ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΗΣ:

Δημήτρης Νικολάου

Τοποθεσία:

OnLine Virtual Classroom

Παρασκευή - 10 Νοε 2023

Ώρα

15:00 - 20:00

ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΗΣ:

Δημήτρης Νικολάου

Τοποθεσία:

OnLine Virtual Classroom

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