1. Course Overview
This one-day programme has been specifically designed for delegates who need to develop an understanding of the mathematics fundamental to finance. The programme will provide the essential mathematical skills required to price many financial assets and assess investment cash flows
2. Who will gain from the course
The course is ideally suited to both graduates and non-graduates recently joining the financial services industry. Most participants will be graduates but will have little knowledge of financial mathematics. The course will be especially relevant to those with jobs in back office and support staff, staff in HR, graduate trainees and new entrants, IT and IT support staff, financial recruitment staff, public relations staff, legal staff and assistants.
3. Prerequisite Knowledge Required
GCSE Mathematics A-C, or equivalent, and a basic knowledge of Excel.
4. Structure of the Course
Discounting, compounding and valuing various assets
Workshop exercise: calculating the future values of investments using discrete and continuous compounding; calculating the net present value and internal rate of return of a stream of cash flows; examples of the principles of calculating the values of various assets.
5. Course Delivery
Teaching will take place in dedicated seminar rooms and IT labs. Courses will normally be delivered to small groups of up to 15 participants to facilitate learning.
This course will extend your knowledge and introduce you to some fundamental tools so that you will be able to:
London Financial Academy,
London Metropolitan University,
London EC2M 6SQ