City university's popular 10-week short course on International Finance run by Dr Permjit Singh is a comprehensive and practical introduction to the fast-moving, far-reaching, and non-stop world of international business finance.
By attending this course you will:
learn of the many practical ways to finance multinational companies
use derivatives such as options, swaps, and forwards, to mange interest rate and currency risks
discover the diverse and sophisticated international money, banking, and capital financial markets,
understand the variety of international financing instruments available such as: bonds, asset-backed securities, commercial paper, and equities.
negotiate and arrange bank finance for your company, such as a revolving credit facility or a term loan,
appreciate the significance of key clauses that banks demand in loan agreements.
understand the mechanics of using trade finance instruments such as bills of exchange and letters of credit that are vital in financing global supply chains between importers and exporters of goods and services.
manage practically and in a multi-currency setting, perhaps a multinational's greatest financial risk: liquidity risk
realise though illustrated and practical examples how widespread and useful time value of money and discounted cashflow analysis are to international companies
City university's campus is based in the heart of the capital and on the outskirts of London’s financial district. We have close links with the banking and finance sector, offering commercially focused courses taught by industry experts.
Who is it for?
If you are considering a career in corporate finance; corporate treasury management; financial services IT or software design; trading; fund or asset management; consulting; international sales or business development; or starting a business and/or expanding it overseas, then City University's International Finance training short course will help you gain the knowledge and skills to succeed.
Find out more about our Finance at City, University of London courses
This course takes place every Wednesday at 18.30 for 10 weeks.
City Short Courses follow the academic year, delivering courses over three terms. These include:
- Autumn - October
- Spring - January
- Summer - April
- Delivered by professionals in the sector
- Classes taught in small groups
- Awarded a City, University of London certificate