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The essential qualification for anyone wishing to advance their career in primary markets where new debt securities are issued. At its core is the ICMA Primary Market Certificate which draws on ICMA’s internationally recognised recommendations on issuing practices for international bond markets in the ICMA Primary Market Handbook.

The definitive programme for professionals in the fixed income and related derivatives markets, giving a thorough grounding in the characteristics and benefits of the products through to the skills needed for their trading, investment analysis and risk management. The diploma is built around our widely recognised flagship qualification the Fixed Income Certificate (FIC).

Examining the securities trade lifecycle from an operational perspective, this diploma provides detailed insights into the area that is at the functional centre of any capital markets business. Based around the benchmark ICMA course in operations – the Operations Certificate Programme – the syllabus of the programme has been designed for candidates to develop their understanding of operations relating to equity and debt securities and OTC derivatives.
Course Dates
Online self-study, 1 August-31 January 2025
Online, 1 August-31 January 2025
Online Self-Study, 1 August-31 January 2025
Online Self-Study, 1 August-31 January 2025
Livestreamed, 18-20 September 2024
Livestreamed, 23 September-2 October 2024
Livestreamed, 25 September-16 October 2024
Livestreamed, 14-22 October 2024
Livestreamed, 17-25 October 2024
Classroom | London, 21-25 October 2024
Classroom | London, 4-6 November 2024
Classroom | Brussels, 4-8 November 2024
Livestreamed, 7-15 November 2024
Classroom | London, 11-12 November 2024
Livestreamed, 12-20 November 2024
Classroom, 18-21 November 2024
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