Through the use of classroom based teaching combined with computer based simulations and exercises, the agenda of this course will offer delegates a thorough practical understanding and solid technical coverage of the workings of the forex market. It begins by introducing the background and operation of forex trading, breaks down the basic forex market mechanics and introduces you to essential forex trading terminology, continues into looking at sample forex trades, by diving into specifics of technical and fundamental analysis, and concludes by including computer based simulations and exercises through the use of various trading platforms in use on the spot market.
Topics presented during the course include: models of success and historical evidence on buying and selling patterns, how to understand volatility of return on the foreign currency exchange, the price behaviour of currency, and technical tools for analysis including Japanese Candlesticks and Fibonacci numbers. Students will learn how to determine market movements through the correct use of various interpretive and analytical exercises including the interpretation of support and resistance levels, currency trend analysis on short and long term time frames, and the use of various fundamental and technical indicators. The importance of sound risk management will also be examined and reinforced throughout the course.
Course is split on 4 sessions of 4 hours each (inclusive of a 15-minute break) and program is being delivered on the 19, 26 June, 10 and 17 July 2018.
Who will benefit from this program
Traders and Dealers, Asset Managers, Foreign Exchange Executives, Relationship Officers Money Market, Treasury Executives, Structurers, Compliance Officers, Risk Managers & Risk Controllers, Audit Managers, Corporate Account Officers, Corporate Treasury Personnel Accountants & Auditors and Derivatives Sales Personnel.
The following course in Malta is being delivered by Michel Said, a former Director at Barwa Bank Group’s Investment Banking division in the State of Qatar, responsible for the Group’s proprietary investments including treasury management and strategic transactions comprising asset acquisitions/divestitures and structuring/origination and management of Shari’a compliant financial products.
Michel is an investment banker with more than 12 years of experience with specialization in investment banking and Islamic Finance ranging from real estate financing, project finance, structured products, capital markets, funds, mergers and acquisitions, with transaction experience spanning across Europe, North America, London, Milan and the GCC, and structured investments funds combining Islamic and conventional financing in the GCC, US, Brazil, EU, and Russia. Michel was also member of Barwa Bank’s Executive Management team providing support to Business, Support units, Internal Audit and Group Functions to strengthen the control, operational and financial reporting environment and also served as a board of director for a number of Qatarbased investee companies.
He began his career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in their Milan and Malta offices serving as Senior Manager where he led, managed and coordinated cross border buyside and sellside transaction advisory engagements, providing Financial Due diligence, Vendor Due diligence, Vendor assistance and post deal assistance to both private equity and corporate clients across multiple industries/sectors. Prior to this appointment, Michel was a fund portfolio manager for a series of equity and fixed income funds for an international financial services institution.
He now lectures and consults on all aspects of forex and capital markets and is highly respected for his practical market approach, working with central banks, commercial and investment banks, institutional investors and hedge fund managers, and other official institutions. The course instructor holds an MSc in International Securities and Investment Banking from the University of Reading in London, and the International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management at the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, London, and is a visiting lecturer in Forex, Islamic Finance, Corporate Finance and Financial Services Law and dissertation examiner & supervisor at the University of Malta.
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