Capital Markets @ UNC

The Capital Markets Certificate combines world-class academics with practical, real-world financial training.

Whether you are just beginning your career search, currently working in front-office or support functions, exploring new options or just looking to update your understanding of financial services, the UNC Capital Markets Certificate prepares you for success in the industry.

Flexible Format

Dynamic Community

Practical Case Study Work

Elite Business School Recognition

Language
ENGLISH

Upcoming session
SEPTEMBER 2017

Enrollment fees
2,400.00 USD

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Curriculum

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Curriculum: Capital Markets @ UNC comprises three courses and three case studies:

1. Introduction to Capital Markets
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2. Fixed Income Markets
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3. Foreign Exchange Markets
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The course and case studies require about 70 hour work, spanning over four months.

They get you ready for the final exam which you can take in a Pearson Vue center, in any of 150 countries around the world.

Introduction To Capital Markets

Faculty
Shelly Lombard
Steve Weiss

Objectives

Taught by Wall Street veterans Stephen Weiss and Shelly Lombard, this course explores the relationship between financial markets and the macro-economy. Students will develop an understanding of how capital markets are organized, the roles of key players and the mechanics of financial products – including stocks, bonds and options – that are needed to make informed investment decisions.

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September 18 – October 15

Learn from Kirk Kerkorian
Which indicators to watch to understand markets?
How are stocks valued?
Main economic players
Fundamental notions
Maounis and Amaranth Advisors debacle
Option mechanics
Bill Ackman’s activist positions
Fixed income
Credit products
Geoff Grant was so right he lost a fortune

Fixed Income Markets

Faculty
Greg Brown

Objectives
Taught by UNC Kenan-Flagler finance professor Greg Brown, this course explores fixed-income markets – the finance industry’s largest asset class. Students will develop an understanding of how the primary bond markets are organized and the roles of key players, learn the primary uses of money market products and bonds, and develop an understanding of new bond issues.

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October 16 – November 12

Relationship between macroeconomics and interest rates
Monetary policy of Central Banks
Unsecured loans
Secured loans
Day count factors
Term structure
FRA and STIR
What is a bond?
Origination
Price quotations and accrued interest
Credit spreads
Credit Default Swaps
Other types of bonds
Time value of money, discounting cash-flows
Pricing of a fixed rate bond
Yield to maturity
Zero-coupon rates
Bond price analysis
Duration and other sensitivities
Strategies
Characteristics and use of bond futures
Pricing principles for bond futures
Characteristics and use of interest rate swaps
Discount factors and forward rates
Pricing principles for interest rate swaps
Building an asset swap
I-spread and Z-spread

FX Markets

Faculty
Christian Lundblad

Objectives
Taught by UNC Kenan-Flagler finance professor Christian Lundblad, this course explores the inner workings of the Foreign Exchange (FX) markets. Students will learn essential FX trading terminology and develop an understanding of regulations, market instruments and the mechanics and uses of FX derivatives, as well as valuation techniques.

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November 13- December 17

Introduction
Specifics of the FX market
Cross rates
Monetary policies
Chinese currencies
Settlement
Discounting cash-flows
Forward FX
Non Deliverable Forward
FX swaps
FX options
Moneyness and valuation
Black-Scholes and Monte-Carlo
Hedging the FX risk : Vanilla, Exotic options
The Greeks
Delta-neutral book management
Option strategies
Exotic options
Volatility smile

UNC Capital Markets Certificate

Participants will spend approximately 70 hours to complete the entire UNC Capital Markets Certificate program, including preparation for the final exam, that they will take at a Pearson Vue Center.

It consists of 100 multiple choice questions. There are three types of questions:
Basic knowledge: 30% of the questions that account for 15% of the points
In-depth knowledge: 40% of the questions that account for 40% of the points
Understanding (exercises): 30% of the questions that account for 45% of the points

For more information, contact us:

email : info@ff.institute