Certificate program in Advanced Treasury and Foreign Exchange Risk Management


The Certificate program on Advanced Treasury and Foreign Exchange Risk Management provide a detailed insight into the treasury functions and managing treasury activities. The objective of the program is to provide the participants with the understanding of the following:

  • What is Foreign Exchange? What does Forex Market mean and its nature? Participants in Forex Markets and their roles in the market.
  • Trading in Foreign Exchange and Rates Conventions. Role of Forex Brokers in trading.
  • Forex Treasury, its structure and Role in Banks.
  • NOSTRO accounts, Remittances and SWIFT mechanism, Funding of NOSTRO accounts, Exchange and Account Positions.
  • Risks associated with Fore Trading and how to manage the risks.
  • Introduction to Derivatives and how the work in real life. [Options, Futures, Forwards, SWAPS etc.]

Overview of Fixed Income (FI) Debt and Money Markets

Bond Mathematics and Trading Strategies


FX Market Terminology

FX Market Operations

FX Mathematics and Derivatives

Overview of Foreign Exchange Markets

  • Cash & Spot Exchange
  • Eurocurrency Markets
  • Market Players, Inter-bank, Corporates
  • Mechanism of making a foreign payment
  • Forex and Interest Rate markets

FEMA Regulations

  • Factors affecting Exchange Rates

Trading in Foreign Exchange Markets

  • Trading Procedure
  • Management of International Trade Transaction
  • Information Analysis for Trading
  • Speculation
  • International Transactions Financing
  • Concept of Volatility in Forex Markets

Forecasting Exchange Rates

  • Various theories of forecasting
  • Drawbacks associated with these theories
  • Technical Analysis
  • Real-time example

Value at Risk (VaR)

  • Introduction to VaR
  • Application of VaR in Forex Markets

Tools of Risk Management

  • Forward/Futures/Swaps/FRA
  • Options
  • Types of options like range notes, spreads, knock-ins/outs/digital/barrier, leveraged etc.
  • Risk Return and Hedging Profile
  • Product Structuring
  • Actual illustration

Hedging in Forex Market

  • Hedging through Forward/Futures/Options/Swaps
  • Pricing of Options/Swaps/Forwards

The Role and Function of Treasury Management

  • Overview of the main activities of treasury management in the private sector and public sector.
  • Treasury management activities in the private sector.
  • Treasury management activities in the public sector.
  • Introduction to Treasury risks

Strategic Treasury Management

  • How treasury has evolved since the financial crisis
  • Aligning treasury strategy with organisational goals
  • Treasury as strategic financial advisers to the organization
  • Areas where treasury takes a leading role, including bank relationship management; short and long-term borrowing and financial risk management

Managing Treasury Risks

  • Risk management frameworks and the control environment
  • Market risk
  • Liquidity risk
  • Currency risk
  • Effective internal controls and governance in the treasury function

Practical Treasury Management

  • Preparing cash flow statements
  • Using ratio analysis
  • Raising finance - debt versus equity
  • The weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • 1. Business analysts
  • 2. Researchers
  • 3. Controllers
  • 4. Consultants
  • 5. Small and medium business owners
  • 6. Startups founders
  • 16 Hours

    Rs. 12,000

    For further details regarding contents,
    E-mail: training@bseindia.com