Foreign Exchange Course

Learn how to understand and respond to foreign exchange risk in your business, with comprehensive training from this one-day course.

IS FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRAINING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Yes, if you are:

  • a CFO, treasurer, member of a treasury team, dealing room staff, or part of a commercial team
  • involved in a supply chain where FX risk appears

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN FROM FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRAINING?

  • an understanding of the different types of foreign exchange risk
  • the ability to advise both commercial operations and senior management about FX risks and the responses available to meet those risks
  • an understanding of some of the instruments used to manage FX risks, how they are traded and some of the risks of using these instruments

FOREIGN EXCHANGE COURSE STRUCTURE

Understanding supply chains

  • Different risk models
  • Case studies in foreign exchange risk management

FX risk categories

  • Economic
  • Pre-transaction
  • Transaction
  • Translation

A risk framework

  • Risk evaluation and measurement
  • Risk responses
  • Whose risk is it to manage?
  • Risk responses

Risk management instruments

  • Spots
  • Forwards
  • Swaps
  • Options 

Trading methods and FX facilities

  • Suppliers
  • Communication methods
  • EMIR and reporting, confirming and reconciling
  • Facilities, margining and collateral

Operational controls

  • Mandates
  • Settlement instructions
WHAT YOU GET ON THE DAY
Join us for a truly inspiring training session. Training courses are delivered in a safe environment for you to ask questions and learn practical skills you can immediately apply back in the work place. You’ll meet like-minded people and hopefully make some great contacts too. And we’ll look after you from the word go, offering booking, travel or accommodation advice and a warm welcome on the day.
FRIENDLY

We’re committed to making you feel welcome, you only need to ask

CATERED

From great food to stationery we’ve got it covered

PRACTICAL

Useful handouts are supplied so you can refer back at any time

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Photo - ACT trainer: Will SpinneyWill Spinney, FCT

Will Spinney has been a practising treasurer for nearly 25 years, working for companies including Johnson Matthey, Eaton Corporation and Invensys plc. His experience with these companies covered all aspects of treasury including financial risk management, cash management, extensive financings and pension investment strategies. He has been involved with education and training with the ACT for several years – writing resources, running training courses and as a member of examination boards. He is a current Fellow and employee of the ACT.

BUY YOUR FOREIGN EXCHANGE COURSE

Dates and location:

TBC 2017, London

Fees:

ACT members, students and CPD accredited employers: £750 + VAT

Other treasury/accountancy body members: £800 + VAT

Non-members: £850 + VAT

Discounts:

Early bird discounts - book four weeks before to save 15% on the course fee *

Group discounts - if three or more people from the same organisation book onto any ACT training course, they qualify for 25% off the combined course fee *

* see terms and conditions

Buy training course

The course was very informative and insightful into the world of Foreign Exchange. This course has helped me gain a better understanding of the Risk that occur in to FX markets.
Paul Hickey, FX and Treasury Manager, Capital Treasury Services Ltd
BOOKING FOR YOUR TEAM?

We can also deliver this foreign exchange training course to companies with teams that are interested in taking the course, tailoring it to your business needs. Find out more about in-company solutions here.