We are very much aware of Investment Banking industry needs and we provide practical guidance and training as required by Companies. We offer classroom training and frame our training courses from beginner levels to advanced levels.We provide small group training as well as One-to-One training in Bangalore. Each training course mostly covers practical oriented examples. Our students can be eligible to clear all types of interviews related to their respective training courses.

We are very much aware of Investment Banking industry needs and we provide practical guidance and training as required by Companies. We offer classroom training and frame our training courses from beginner levels to advanced levels.We provide small group training as well as One-to-One training in Bangalore. Each training course mostly covers practical oriented examples. Our students can be eligible to clear all types of interviews related to their respective training courses.

Equity Front-Office Training

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial systems.
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants involved in the Market and Regulatory Agencies
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • Understanding Buy side firm and Sell side firm
  • How does Front-Office trading system work for Equities?
  • Order Entry and Market Information Screens
  • Different types of orders and how do they work?
  • How does the Order Matching happen for equity?
  • Understanding of FIX Order Instruction, Sales trader and Trader concept
  • Trade order Validation for Equity

Derivatives Front-Office Training

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial systems
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants involved in the Market and Regulatory Agencies
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Understanding of Derivatives market and Participants involved in the Market
  • Derivatives Key Terminologies and Types of Derivatives in the market
  • Understanding of Futures & Forwards and Difference between Futures & Forwards
  • Speculation, Hedging and Arbitrage in Derivatives
  • Payoff of Futures and Forwards
  • Introduction to Options contract and Types of Options
  • Option Premium and Option Payoffs
  • Status of Options and Style of Exercising of Options
  • How does Front-Office trading system work for Derivatives?
  • Order Entry and Market Information Screens
  • Different types of orders and how they work?
  • How does the Order Matching happen for Futures and Options?
  • Trade order flow for Futures and Option contracts
  • Trade order Validation for Futures and Options

Trade Life Cycle of Equity and Clearing & Settlement

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial systems
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants involved in the Market and Regulatory Agencies
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • Understanding Buy side firm and Sell side firm
  • Trade Life cycle of Equities for Retail clients
  • Understanding of Institutional clients and who they are
  • Trade Life cycle of Equities for Institutional clients
  • Order Validation of Equity trade for retail clients
  • Order Validation of Equity trade for Institutional clients
  • How do Securities clearing and Settlement happen for Retail clients
  • How do Securities clearing and Settlement happen for Institutional clients

Trade Life Cycle of Derivatives and Clearing & Settlement

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial systems
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants involved in the Market and Regulatory Agencies
  • Understanding of Derivatives Market and Participants involved in the Market
  • Types of contracts – Forward contracts, Future contracts and Option contracts
  • Difference between Future and Forward contracts
  • Trade Life cycle of Future contracts
  • Types of Option contracts and characteristics of options
  • Exercise and Assignment of option contracts
  • Trade Life cycle of Option contracts
  • What is Risk? How does Risk management work for Futures and Options trading?
  • Clearing and Settlement of Future contracts and Option contracts

Risk Management for Equity and Derivatives

  • What is Risk?
  • Types of Risks – Market Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk
  • Causes of Operational Risk? How to avoid Operational risk?
  • How does Risk management work for Equity trading?
  • Margins involved for Equity trading
  • What is Value at Risk (VAR) Margin and how it levies for Equity trading?
  • Extreme Loss Margin
  • Mark-to-Market Margin
  • How does Risk management work for Future & option trading?
  • Understanding of margin requirements for Futures & Options
  • Initial Margin, Exposure Margin, Premium margin and Assignment margin
  • How Initial margin is calculated for Future contracts?
  • What is SPAN and why it is used?
  • How does SPAN work for Future contracts?
  • How does MTM profit/loss calculate for Future contracts?
  • How does Gain/Loss calculate for Options?

Mutual Fund Trade Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial systems
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants involved in the Market and Regulatory Agencies
  • Overview of Mutual Fund Structure and Types of mutual funds
  • Open ended and Close ended mutual funds
  • Mutual Fund Subscription and Redemption
  • Participants involved in the Mutual Funds trade life cycle
  • Understanding of Mutual fund trading time
  • How does Mutual Fund Industry work?
  • Trade Life cycle of Mutual Funds
  • How does Order execution and Allocation work for Mutual funds
  • SWIFT messages work flow for Mutual Funds
  • Custody and Settlement for Mutual Funds
  • What is NAV and how it calculates
  • Fees involved in Mutual funds and their adjustment in NAV
  • Accounting for mutual funds subscription and redemption
  • Role of Fund broker and Custodian in Mutual fund trade life cycle

Foreign Exchange (FX) Trade Life Cycle

  • Overview of FX market and Participants involved in FX market
  • Difference between Nostro Account and Vostro account in FX
  • What is Exchange Rate in FX?
  • Determine base and counter/quoted currency
  • How does Currency conversion happen in FX?
  • Understanding of Forward rate calculation
  • Pre-requisites of a FX Spot transaction
  • Trade Life cycle of FX Spot
  • Profit/loss calculation for FX Spot
  • Types of forward contract- Forward open and Forward close contract
  • Calculation of Unrealized gain/loss for FX forward
  • Trade Life cycle of FX Forward
  • How does FX spot work for Equity, Bond and Mutual Fund trades
  • Accounting of FX Spot and FX Forward trade

IBFIS01 Trade Life Cycle of Fixed-Income Securities

  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset types involved in the Market
  • Overview of Fixed-Income Securities Market and Participants involved in the Market
  • What are Bonds and Types of Bonds?
  • Understanding of Relationship of Interest Rate and Bond price & Yield and Bond Price
  • How does Bond interest Accrual work while Buying/Selling a bond?
  • Understanding of Clean price and Dirty price of a Bond
  • Bond Accrued Interest and Actual Interest Calculation
  • What is Zero coupon Bond?
  • How does Amortization work for Bond?
  • Trade life cycle of a Bond covering Execution and Settlement of Bond
  • What is Money Market Asset and Characteristics of Money market
  • Trade Life Cycle of Money Market Assets
  • How does Deposit date and Maturity date work for Money market Assets?
  • What are Mortgage-Backed-Securities (MBS) and Asset Backed Securities (ABS)?
  • Understanding of Key Terms used in MBS & ABS Assets
  • Trade Life cycle of MBS & ABS Assets

Corporate Actions Processing and their Life Cycles

  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset types involved in the Market
  • Overview of Corporate Actions and Participants involved in Corporate Actions
  • Mandatory Corporate Actions, Mandatory Corporate Actions with Options ,Voluntary Corporate Actions
  • Different types of Dates in Corporate Actions and how they work?
  • General Life Cycle of a Corporate Action Event
  • Different types of Corporate Actions and their Life cycle
  • Bonus, Cash dividend,Split,Reverse Split, Rights issue etc
  • Pre-requisites for a Corporate Actions
  • Understanding Custodian and Global Custodian
  • Client Positions and Custody positions workflow for Corporate actions
  • Corporate Actions Processing and Settlement
  • SWIFT messages for Corporate Actions and their Processing Flow
  • How does FX Spot work for Corporate Actions?

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Trade Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, , Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of OTC market and Participants involved in OTC market
  • Counter Parties involved in OTC trade life cycle
  • DTCC work flow for OTC trade life cycle
  • How does Confirm Matching process happen for OTC?
  • OTC Trade Life Cycle covering Confirm and Affirm process flow
  • Cash and Securities Settlement for OTC trade

SWIFT Messages Workflow for Securities Market

  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset types involved in the Market
  • Overview of Trade Life Cycle of Equity and Fixed-Income Securities Assets
  • Overview of SWIFT messages and SWIFT standards
  • Who uses SWIFT messages and why?
  • General information on BIC (Bank Identification Code)
  • SWIFT message standard for Securities market
  • SWIFT messages Tags and process flow for Trade Life Cycle of Securities
  • SWIFT messages Tags and process flow for corporate actions
  • SWIFT messages standard for Foreign Exchange ( FX)
  • SWIFT message Tags and process flow for Foreign Exchange( FX)

Business Analyst Training

  • Who is a Business Analyst and what is the need of Business analyst in Software Industries?
  • Overview of Business Analyst Role and Responsibilities
  • How does Business Analyst gather the Business Requirements and prepare Requirement documents
  • How to Identify the Functional and Non-Functional requirement
  • How to Prioritize the Requirements?
  • How to prepare Business Requirement Documents (BRD)
  • How to prepare Functional Requirement Documents (FRD) and Test Scenario
  • How to write Test Scenario from the functional document
  • Test Case preparation and Execution tips by providing real time scenario

Functional Tester Training on Investment Banking Domain

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, , Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • What is Testing? Why Testing is required for a Software Product?
  • Types of Testing. and Overview of Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Understanding of Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT),Systems Integration Testing (SIT)
  • Test Strategy and Test Plan with Real time examples
  • Real Time Investment Banking Test Scenarios preparation
  • How to create Test data for Investment Banking scenarios?
  • How to Identify and Execute the most critical Test Scenarios for the requirement
  • What is a Defect? General Life Cycle of a Defect

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INVESTMENT BANKING OPERATIONS (Level 1)

Investment Banking and Financial Markets

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • Understanding Buy side firm and Sell side firm

Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Equities

  • Introduction to Equity and PreferenceShares
  • Features, Advantages and Disadvantages of Equity and Preference shares
  • Primary and Secondary Market,IPO process
  • Stock Exchanges and Clearing House
  • Depository and Depository Participants in India
  • Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Equity
  • Order Validation of Equity trade

Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Fixed income Securities

  • Introduction to Fixed Income Securities
  • Advantages and disadvantages of Fixed Income securities
  • Overview of Bond and its Characteristics, Types of Bond
  • Relation Between Interest Rate and Bond Price
  • Current Yield, YTM, Clean price,Dirty Price, Accrued
  • Understanding Securities Assets – MBS & ABS
  • Overview of Fixed-Income Securities Market and Participants involved in the Market
  • What are Bonds and Types of Bonds?
  • Understanding of Relationship of Interest Rate and Bond price & Yield and Bond Price
  • How does Bond interest Accrual work while Buying/Selling a bond?
  • Understanding of Clean price and Dirty price of a Bond
  • Bond Accrued Interest and Actual Interest Calculation
  • What is Zero coupon Bond?
  • How does Amortization work for Bond?
  • Trade life cycle of a Bond covering Execution and Settlement of Bond

Trade Life Cycle of Money Market

  • Introduction to Money Market and features of Money Market
  • Money Market Instruments and Interbank Lending
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Money Market
  • T-Bills, Certificate of Deposit, Commercial Paper and Repo
  • Difference between Money Markets and Capital Market
  • What is Money Market Asset and Characteristics of Money market
  • Trade Life Cycle of Money Market Assets
  • How does Deposit date and Maturity date work for Money market Assets?

Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Derivatives

  • Understanding of Derivatives market and Participants involved in the Market
  • Derivatives Key Terminologies and Types of Derivatives in the market
  • Forwards Contracts, Futures and difference between Forward & Futures
  • Speculation, Hedging and Arbitrage in Derivatives
  • Payoff of Futures and Forwards
  • Future Price Derivation and Margins in Futures
  • Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Future contracts
  • Introduction to Option contract and Types of Options
  • Option Premium and Option Payoffs
  • Pricing of Option contracts
  • Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Options
  • Exercise and Assignment of Option contracts
  • What is Risk? How does Risk management work for Futures and Options trading?
  • Clearing and Settlement of Future contracts and Option contracts

Corporate Actions and their Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset types involved in the Market
  • Overview of Corporate Actions and Participants involved in Corporate Actions
  • Mandatory Corporate Actions, Mandatory Corporate Actions with Options ,Voluntary Corporate Actions
  • Different types of Dates in Corporate Actions and how they work?
  • General Life Cycle of a Corporate Action Event
  • Different types of Corporate Actions and their Life cycle
  • Bonus, Cash dividend,Split,Reverse Split, Rights issue etc
  • Pre-requisites for a Corporate Actions
  • Understanding Custodian and Global Custodian
  • Corporate Actions Processing and Settlement
  • SWIFT messages for Corporate Actions and their Processing Flow
  • How does FX Spot work for Corporate Actions?

Foreign Exchange (FX) and Trade Life Cycle of FX

  • Overview of FX market and Participants involved in FX market
  • Difference between Nostro Account and Vostro account in FX
  • What is Exchange Rate in FX?
  • Determine Base and Counter/Quoted currency
  • How does Currency conversion happen in FX?
  • Type of FX Trade – Spot and Forward
  • Understanding of Forward rate calculation
  • Pre-requisites of a FX Spot transaction
  • Trade Life cycle of FX Spot
  • Profit/loss calculation for FX Spot
  • Types of forward contract- Forward open and Forward close contract
  • Calculation of Unrealized gain/loss for FX forward
  • Trade Life cycle of FX Forward

ADVANCE LEVEL

Equity Front-Office Training

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • Understanding Buy side firm and Sell side firm
  • How does Front-Office trading system work for Equities?
  • Order Entry and Market Information Screens
  • Different types of orders and how do they work?
  • How does the Order Matching happen for equity?
  • Understanding of FIX Order Instruction, Sales trader and Trader concept
  • Trade order Validation for Equity

Derivatives Front-Office Training

  • Understanding of Derivatives market and Participants involved in the Market
  • Derivatives Key Terminologies and Types of Derivatives in the market
  • Understanding of Futures & Forwards and Difference between Futures & Forwards
  • Speculation, Hedging and Arbitrage in Derivatives
  • Payoff of Futures and Forwards
  • Introduction to Options contract and Types of Options
  • Option Premium and Option Payoffs
  • Status of Options and Style of Exercising of Options
  • How does Front-Office trading system work for Derivatives?
  • Order Entry and Market Information Screens
  • Different types of orders and how they work?
  • How does the Order Matching happen for Futures and Options?
  • Trade order flow for Futures and Option contracts
  • Trade order Validation for Futures and Options

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Trade Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of OTC market and Participants involved in OTC market
  • Counter Parties involved in OTC trade life cycle
  • DTCC work flow for OTC trade life cycle
  • How does Confirm Matching process happen for OTC?
  • OTC Trade Life Cycle covering Confirm and Affirm process flow
  • Cash and Securities Settlement for OTC trade

SWIFT Messages Workflow for Securities Market

  • Overview of SWIFT messages and SWIFT standards
  • Who uses SWIFT messages and why?
  • General information on BIC (Bank Identification Code)
  • SWIFT message standard for Securities market
  • SWIFT messages Tags and process flow for Trade Life Cycle of Securities
  • SWIFT messages Tags and process flow for corporate actions
  • SWIFT messages standard for Foreign Exchange ( FX)
  • SWIFT message Tags and process flow for Foreign Exchange( FX)

Mutual Funds and Trade Life Cycle of Mutual Funds

  • Overview of Mutual Fund Structure and Types of mutual funds
  • Open ended and Close ended mutual funds
  • Mutual Fund Subscription and Redemption
  • Participants involved in the Mutual Funds trade life cycle
  • Understanding of Mutual fund trading time
  • How does Mutual Fund Industry work?
  • Trade Life cycle of Mutual Funds
  • How does Order execution and Allocation work for Mutual funds
  • SWIFT messages work flow for Mutual Funds
  • Custody and Settlement for Mutual Funds
  • What is NAV and how it calculates
  • Fees involved in Mutual funds and their adjustment in NAV
  • Accounting for mutual funds subscription and redemption
  • Role of Fund broker and Custodian in Mutual fund trade life cycle

Risk Management for Equity and Derivatives

  • What is Risk?
  • Types of Risks – Market Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk
  • Causes of Operational Risk? How to avoid Operational risk?
  • How does Risk management work for Equity trading?
  • Margins involved for Equity trading
  • What is Value at Risk (VAR) Margin and how it levies for Equity trading?
  • Extreme Loss Margin
  • Mark-to-Market Margin
  • How does Risk management work for Future & option trading?
  • Understanding of margin requirements for Futures & Options
  • Initial Margin, Exposure Margin, Premium margin and Assignment margin
  • How Initial margin is calculated for Future contracts?
  • What is SPAN and why it is used?
  • How does SPAN work for Future contracts?
  • How does MTM profit/loss calculate for Future contracts?
  • How does Gain/Loss calculate for Options?

Business Analyst and Functional Tester

Business Analyst Training

  • Who is a Business Analyst and what is the need of Business analyst in Software Industries?
  • Overview of Business Analyst Role and Responsibilities
  • How does Business Analyst gather the Business Requirements and prepare Requirement documents
  • How to Identify the Functional and Non-Functional requirement
  • How to Prioritize the Requirements?
  • How to prepare Business Requirement Documents (BRD)
  • How to prepare Functional Requirement Documents (FRD) and Test Scenario
  • How to write Test Scenario from the functional document
  • Test Case preparation and Execution tips by providing real time scenario

Functional Tester Training on Investment Banking Operations

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, , Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • What is testing? Why Testing is required for a Software Product?
  • Types of Testing. and Overview of Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Understanding of Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT),Systems Integration Testing (SIT)
  • Test Strategy and Test Plan with Real time examples
  • Real Time Investment Banking Test Scenarios preparation
  • How to create Test data for Investment Banking scenarios?
  • How to Identify and Execute the most critical Test Scenarios for the requirement
  • What is a Defect? General Life Cycle of a Defect.

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Level 1

Investment Banking and Financial Markets

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • Understanding Buy side firm and Sell side firm

Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Equities

  • Introduction to Equity and PreferenceShares
  • Features, Advantages and Disadvantages of Equity and Preference shares
  • Primary and Secondary Market,IPO process
  • Stock Exchanges and Clearing House
  • Depository and Depository Participants in India
  • Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Equity
  • Order Validation of Equity trade

Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Fixed income Securities

  • Introduction to Fixed Income Securities
  • Advantages and disadvantages of Fixed Income securities
  • Overview of Bond and its Characteristics, Types of Bond
  • Relation Between Interest Rate and Bond Price
  • Current Yield, YTM, Clean price,Dirty Price, Accrued
  • Understanding Securities Assets – MBS & ABS
  • Overview of Fixed-Income Securities Market and Participants involved in the Market
  • What are Bonds and Types of Bonds?
  • Understanding of Relationship of Interest Rate and Bond price & Yield and Bond Price
  • How does Bond interest Accrual work while Buying/Selling a bond?
  • Understanding of Clean price and Dirty price of a Bond
  • Bond Accrued Interest and Actual Interest Calculation
  • What is Zero coupon Bond?
  • How does Amortization work for Bond?
  • Trade life cycle of a Bond covering Execution and Settlement of Bond

Trade Life Cycle of Money Market

  • Introduction to Money Market and features of Money Market
  • Money Market Instruments and Interbank Lending
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Money Market
  • T-Bills, Certificate of Deposit, Commercial Paper and Repo
  • Difference between Money Markets and Capital Market
  • What is Money Market Asset and Characteristics of Money market
  • Trade Life Cycle of Money Market Assets
  • How does Deposit date and Maturity date work for Money market Assets?

Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Derivatives

  • Understanding of Derivatives market and Participants involved in the Market
  • Derivatives Key Terminologies and Types of Derivatives in the market
  • Forwards Contracts, Futures and difference between Forward & Futures
  • Speculation, Hedging and Arbitrage in Derivatives
  • Payoff of Futures and Forwards
  • Future Price Derivation and Margins in Futures
  • Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Future contracts
  • Introduction to Option contract and Types of Options
  • Option Premium and Option Payoffs
  • Pricing of Option contracts
  • Trade Life Cycle and Clearing & Settlement of Options
  • Exercise and Assignment of Option contracts
  • What is Risk? How does Risk management work for Futures and Options trading?
  • Clearing and Settlement of Future contracts and Option contracts

Corporate Actions and their Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Asset types involved in the Market
  • Overview of Corporate Actions and Participants involved in Corporate Actions
  • Mandatory Corporate Actions, Mandatory Corporate Actions with Options ,Voluntary Corporate Actions
  • Different types of Dates in Corporate Actions and how they work?
  • General Life Cycle of a Corporate Action Event
  • Different types of Corporate Actions and their Life cycle
  • Bonus, Cash dividend,Split,Reverse Split, Rights issue etc
  • Pre-requisites for a Corporate Actions
  • Understanding Custodian and Global Custodian
  • Corporate Actions Processing and Settlement
  • SWIFT messages for Corporate Actions and their Processing Flow
  • How does FX Spot work for Corporate Actions?

Foreign Exchange (FX) and Trade Life Cycle of FX

  • Overview of FX market and Participants involved in FX market
  • Difference between Nostro Account and Vostro account in FX
  • What is Exchange Rate in FX?
  • Determine Base and Counter/Quoted currency
  • How does Currency conversion happen in FX?
  • Type of FX Trade – Spot and Forward
  • Understanding of Forward rate calculation
  • Pre-requisites of a FX Spot transaction
  • Trade Life cycle of FX Spot
  • Profit/loss calculation for FX Spot
  • Types of forward contract- Forward open and Forward close contract
  • Calculation of Unrealized gain/loss for FX forward
  • Trade Life cycle of FX Forward

Job Readiness

  • Resume Writing
  • Domain Knowledge check
  • Mock Interview on IB Operations
Advance Level Curriculum

Equity Front-Office Training

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • Understanding Buy side firm and Sell side firm
  • How does Front-Office trading system work for Equities?
  • Order Entry and Market Information Screens
  • Different types of orders and how do they work?
  • How does the Order Matching happen for equity?
  • Understanding of FIX Order Instruction, Sales trader and Trader concept
  • Trade order Validation for Equity

Derivatives Front-Office Training

  • Understanding of Derivatives market and Participants involved in the Market
  • Derivatives Key Terminologies and Types of Derivatives in the market
  • Understanding of Futures & Forwards and Difference between Futures & Forwards
  • Speculation, Hedging and Arbitrage in Derivatives
  • Payoff of Futures and Forwards
  • Introduction to Options contract and Types of Options
  • Option Premium and Option Payoffs
  • Status of Options and Style of Exercising of Options
  • How does Front-Office trading system work for Derivatives?
  • Order Entry and Market Information Screens
  • Different types of orders and how they work?
  • How does the Order Matching happen for Futures and Options?
  • Trade order flow for Futures and Option contracts
  • Trade order Validation for Futures and Options

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Trade Life Cycle

  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of OTC market and Participants involved in OTC market
  • Counter Parties involved in OTC trade life cycle
  • DTCC work flow for OTC trade life cycle
  • How does Confirm Matching process happen for OTC?
  • OTC Trade Life Cycle covering Confirm and Affirm process flow
  • Cash and Securities Settlement for OTC trade

SWIFT Messages Workflow for Securities Market

  • Overview of SWIFT messages and SWIFT standards
  • Who uses SWIFT messages and why?
  • General information on BIC (Bank Identification Code)
  • SWIFT message standard for Securities market
  • SWIFT messages Tags and process flow for Trade Life Cycle of Securities
  • SWIFT messages Tags and process flow for corporate actions
  • SWIFT messages standard for Foreign Exchange ( FX)
  • SWIFT message Tags and process flow for Foreign Exchange( FX)

Mutual Funds and Trade Life Cycle of Mutual Funds

  • Overview of Mutual Fund Structure and Types of mutual funds
  • Open ended and Close ended mutual funds
  • Mutual Fund Subscription and Redemption
  • Participants involved in the Mutual Funds trade life cycle
  • Understanding of Mutual fund trading time
  • How does Mutual Fund Industry work?
  • Trade Life cycle of Mutual Funds
  • How does Order execution and Allocation work for Mutual funds
  • SWIFT messages work flow for Mutual Funds
  • Custody and Settlement for Mutual Funds
  • What is NAV and how it calculates
  • Fees involved in Mutual funds and their adjustment in NAV
  • Accounting for mutual funds subscription and redemption
  • Role of Fund broker and Custodian in Mutual fund trade life cycle

Risk Management for Equity and Derivatives

  • What is Risk?
  • Types of Risks – Market Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk
  • Causes of Operational Risk? How to avoid Operational risk?
  • How does Risk management work for Equity trading?
  • Margins involved for Equity trading
  • What is Value at Risk (VAR) Margin and how it levies for Equity trading?
  • Extreme Loss Margin
  • Mark-to-Market Margin
  • How does Risk management work for Future & option trading?
  • Understanding of margin requirements for Futures & Options
  • Initial Margin, Exposure Margin, Premium margin and Assignment margin
  • How Initial margin is calculated for Future contracts?
  • What is SPAN and why it is used?
  • How does SPAN work for Future contracts?
  • How does MTM profit/loss calculate for Future contracts?
  • How does Gain/Loss calculate for Options?
Business Analyst and Functional Tester Curriculum

Business Analyst Training

  • Who are Business Analysts and Why Business analyst are required in Software Industries?
  • Overview of Business Analyst Role and Responsibilities
  • How does Business Analyst gather the Business Requirements and prepare Requirement documents
  • How to Identify the Functional and Non-Functional requirement
  • How to Prioritize the Requirements?
  • How to prepare Business Requirement Documents (BRD)
  • How to prepare Functional Requirement Documents (FRD) and Test Scenario
  • How to write Test Scenario from the functional document
  • Test Case preparation and Execution tips by providing real time scenario

Functional Tester Training on Investment Banking Operations

  • Introduction to Investment Banking and Financial Markets
  • Types of Financial Markets, , Participants and Regulatory Agencies involved in the Market
  • Introduction to Capital Market and Structure of the Capital Market
  • Types of Asset Classes and Overview of those asset classes
  • Overview of Equity, Share Capital and Types of Share Capital
  • What is testing? Why Testing is required for a Software Product?
  • Types of Testing. and Overview of Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Understanding of Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT),Systems Integration Testing (SIT)
  • Test Strategy and Test Plan with Real time examples
  • Real Time Investment Banking Test Scenarios preparation
  • How to create Test data for Investment Banking scenarios?
  • How to Identify and Execute the most critical Test Scenarios for the requirement
  • What is a Defect? General Life Cycle of a Defect.
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