Financial Markets Operations


ICMA Education’s operations courses examine the securities trade lifecycle and other related products from an operational perspective. In addition to the importance of these topics to those in back office roles, these courses are becoming increasingly relevant to middle and even front office professionals who need to understand the processes of operations departments to perform more effectively in their jobs.

Foundation
Securities Operations Foundation Qualification (SOFQ)
This course aims to develop a thorough understanding of securities operations-related concepts in debt and equity markets.
Advanced
Operations Certificate Programme (OCP)
Compulsory for operations staff of some institutions, it provides in-depth understanding of operations relating to both equity and debt securities.
Specialist
Corporate Actions: An Introduction
Designed as an introduction to corporate actions, this course covers the fundamentals of this topic. 
Specialist
Corporate Actions: Operational Challenges
It looks at the challenges of corporate actions from a risk-free processing perspective, which require highly accurate event details combined with fully reconciled internal books & records. 
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Hong Kong
 
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