About the Certificate Course on Forex and Treasury Management
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CERTIFICATE COURSE ON FOREX AND TREASURY MANAGEMENT (FXTM)
About the Course
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Committee is one of the Non-Standing Committees of the ICAI which conducts Certificate Course on Forex and Treasury Management (FXTM) for professional development of members in this field. This course covers foreign exchange market, money market, bond market operations and related financial products. It therefore analyses the international finance environment within which banks, other intermediaries and companies operate and how it affects their operations in treasury. Sound treasury management utilizes the right financial products and tools for minimizing risk. The course examines alternative strategies and techniques that can be employed to manage the risks associated with international business transactions and other treasury operations. It also provides an overview of the structure and key functions of the treasury.
The emphasis is on developing skill sets which would be required for making sound financial decisions in an international context.
To have a contextual appreciation of the changes taking place in the global financial market, the issues facing the corporate financial manager, the development of academic theory and of practice in explaining and managing the financial risk which these changes bring.
Understand and conquer the complexities of FX and treasury management
Be able to solve integrated and practical treasury problem
Identify and evaluate exchange rate risks facing domestic and multinational companies
Apply and evaluate alternative methods for managing foreign exchange
Be able to use forex derivatives to hedge forex risk
Be able to structure the finances of foreign operations
Be able to make international capital budgeting decisions
Demonstrate the ability to manage cash and liquidity in multinational organisation
Be able to make short term investment decisions
Be able to use money market instruments, bond market instruments and manage interest risk using derivatives
Be able to understand linkages between money market and Forex market
Demonstrate understanding of ethical and compliance issues
Only the Members of ICAI and the Students of the Institute who have passed the CA Final Examination are eligible to pursue this course.
Classes will be for Eight days. (Weekends only)
Saturday and Sunday (10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.)
75% attendance in classes is mandatory for appearing in the exams ie out of 8 classes , participant has to attend minimum 6 classes for appearing in the exam
The participants to this course will be given 30 CPE Hrs wherein credit of 25 CPE hours will be given after completion of classes and remaining 5 hours will be given after qualifying the exam as per new guidelines.
There will be 2 Papers of 100 marks each for three hours at the end of the course and one Project of 150 marks will be allotted during the class room sessions. The paper will consist of 65% multiple objective type questions and 35% subjective type question. A passing grade is awarded if the candidate obtains 40% marks in each paper and project and 50% in the aggregate.
Chapters 1-6 along with case studies and practical questions
Chapters 7-12 along with case studies and practical questions
Rs. 17,500/-* per member (including course material, tea, Lunch etc.) for the complete course. The fees also includes examination fee for the first attempt. The candidate who does not appear or fails to clear the examination is required to pay an examination fee of Rs. 2,000/- in the subsequent attempt. The fees can be paid vide DD/Cheque in favour of “The Secretary, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” Payable at New Delhi. Course fee can also be paid online through ICAI Payment portal.
Registration Form Submission
The Registration form along with course fee has to be sent at the following address:
To Secretary, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Committee The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan,Administrative Block, 8th Floor A-29, Sector 62,NOIDA 201309 Phone 0120-3045877 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Details: 0120- 3045945
With Regards, Chairman to the Committee, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Committee
Note: Committee reserves the right to change the venue, time, date, pattern and course curriculum. *Under revision.
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