E-Learning Course: Trading Operation Controls

  • ID: 592013
  • Training
  • KESDEE Inc
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This e-learning course on 'Trading Operation Controls' is designed to help users understand the logical sequence of events involved in trade life cycle. An in-depth discussion of role and structure of front, middle and back office.

Themes of this product - To understand the sequence of trading events that pass through:

- Front office
- Middle office
- Back office

Target Audience: Those who are interested in understanding the trading operations.

Course Level: Intermediate

Library of 4 Courses

Duration of each course- 1.0 Hour

On completion of this course, you will be conversant with:

- Trading and operational activities in trade life cycle
- Various functions performed by the front office
- Various functions performed by the middle office
- Various functions performed by the back office
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1. Trade Life Cycle

- Basic concepts in trade life cycle
- - Front office
- - Middle office
- - Back office
- Logical sequence of events in trade life cycle
- Concept of Straight Through Process (STP)

2. Front Office Controls

- The role and structure of the front office in a trading institution
- The importance of front office in the financial institution's trading activities
- The different methodologies of measuring and managing market risk
- The techniques used by trading institution to summarize market risk
- The market-risk limits that are used to control the risks that arise in trading activity

3. Middle Office Controls

- The techniques used for determining market prices for liquid instruments and illiquid instruments.
- The valuation methodologies that are used in the middle office for marking trade positions.
- The pricing models which are used to value and hedge financial securities.
- The characteristics of the pricing model review process.

4. Back Office Controls

- Various functions performed by the back office
- Processing of payments and delivery or receipt of securities, commodities, and written contracts by back office staff
- Role of back office in:
- - Confirmation of trading transaction
- - Settlement of transaction process
- - Foreign payments
- - Reconciliations
- Netting and types of netting
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