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Programme Overview

Global Financial Markets have changed significantly during the last decade in terms of products, regulation and management. In order to respond to those changes the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management has developed in collaboration with AEFMA Germany e.V. a new education programme for financial markets and treasury.


Intake anytime, self-paced learning

€ 9600

(Including one of two eligible weeks on campus and full board accommodation during the week)

  • Early bird discount of 10 % in case of registration three months before
  • Members of AEFMA Germany e.V., TMA and LFMA are eligible to a 15% discount









The objective of the programme Certified Expert in Treasury and Markets is to provide participants with in-depth practical and theoretical understanding of financial markets & products and treasury. Experts from the financial industry come together in order to learn, accelerate, discuss, question, and challenge. The programme starts with an e-learning part to build a fundamental knowledge in financial markets and their products which will be assessed by an examination. The programme continues with two alternative advanced on-campus workshops to provide a deeper understanding of financial markets topics.

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In a final assignment participants will be given the opportunity to elaborate on a specific topic. The lectures, concepts and frameworks allow participants to immediately apply what they have learnt. Participants who successfully passed the programme will be awarded the Frankfurt School certification “Certified Expert in Treasury and Markets”. Through a combination of e-learning, assessment and assignments as well as in-class training the program gives participants a great flexibility in time and learning. It will be followed by continuous learning. The programme can be customized for organizations.

Key Benefits

  • Understand the core concepts & principles of the financial markets & treasury management
  • Learn new skills and immediately apply the knowledge within your organisation
  • Acquire the latest tools and techniques
  • Connect with high-profile participants from all over the world and build long-lasting networks
  • Earn a certificate from one of Europe’s leading business schools

Learning Target

Participants will receive a profound knowledge in the topics Fixed Income, Risk Management, Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Asset & Liability Management as well as Regulation & Compliance. During the programme, different learning formats and various tools will give participants the possibility to apply their new knowledge and strengthen their skills. Additionally, candidates will get valuable feedback from experienced faculty members as well as from peers.

Target Groups and Industries

Programme Curriculum

E-learning part

Advanced Courses on campus (Choose one)

Week 1 – Financial Markets & Products

24 - 28 June 2019

The workshop is designed for CETM participants who have successfully completed all e-learning modules as well as for senior staff in treasury and trading, risk management, compliance and internal audit of banks and financial institutions who want to upscale their decision making skills in financial products. It is based on real business cases which cover Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Equities, Derivatives, Risk Management with an emphasis on financial engineering. Participants will receive a profound view of the nature and structure of financial products and a solid understanding of key risks of these products, as well as their structuring processes. Additionally they will get valuable feedback from experienced faculty members and peers.

  • Option Strategies
  • Structured Credit Engineering
  • Structured Foreign Exchange Management
  • Pricing and Structuring of Fixed Income Securities
  • Investing in Commodities
  • Company Evaluation
Week 2 – Treasury Management

24 - 28 June 2019

The workshop is designed for CETM participants who have successfully completed all e-learning modules as well as for treasury professionals. Complex challenges in Asset Liability Management arise from the interactions between funding strategies and the deployment of assets. ALM measures and manages the impact on earnings and economic capital arising from interest rate, forex and maturity mismatches. Counterparty credit risk and credit portfolio quality represent cross-cutting triggers that may accelerate an ALM crisis. The workshop emphasizes comprehensive scenario analysis and interactive stress testing applied to realistic cases that encourage best practice experiential learning and peer exchange.

  • Fundamentals of Asset & Liability Management
  • Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book
  • Structural Forex Exposures
  • Counterparty & Portfolio Credit Risk
  • Liquidity Risk


Lecture, discussion, individual and group exercises, case studies


Frankfurt School Certificate "Certified Expert in Treasury and Markets”

Registration and Information

Programme Director


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