Certified Fixed Income Manager

Course description

This education is relevant for anyone working with fixed income products. The certification program takes you through the essential markets, products and conventions of the fixed income markets. You will learn about the bond market, the fixed income derivatives market as well as how to measure the risk on fixed income products and the relevant regulation. You will also learn how to get fixed income exposure through alternatives like Real Estate and Infrastructure and how to optimize fixed income portfolios. The education consists of three modules of two days each. After the final module you can take an exam and thereby become a Certified Fixed Income Manager.

Course content

Module 1 – Bond and Fixed Income Analysis

– Introduction to Bonds
– Price and yield-to-maturity
– Risk measures
– Zero coupon pricing
– Corporate bonds
– Mortgage Bonds
– Fixed Income Exposure from Alternatives
– Optimizing Fixed Income Portfolios
– Assessing Fixed Income Risk and Return

Module 2 – Fixed Income Derivatives

– Derivatives trading
– Fixed income repo’s
– Interest rate swaps
– Caps, Floors, Collars
– Swaptions
– Bund futures and Bund options

Module 3 – OTC-derivatives – Pricing and Counterparty Risk

– Counterparty Risk Management
– Clearing of OTC-derivatives
– European Market Infrastructure Regulation
– New Derivatives Pricing Methodologies

The course is relevant to

– Swap Dealers
– Fixed Income Portfolio Managers
– Risk Managers
– Controllers
– Fund Managers
– Account Managers
– IT-consultants
– Financial Consultants
– Regulators
– Internal Auditors
– Compliance
– Graduates
– Analysts
– Backoffice Employees
– Middle Office Employees
– Operations


The course requires basic knowledge of the fixed income markets. You will be asked to read relevant literature and solve exercises in between the modules. After the final module there will be an exam.

Reviews of this course (4)

28 Feb 2023

Certified Fixed Income Manager

Very relevant and applicable. The instructor is good at explaining the complexity in simple ways.

Michael Poulsen

Forenede Gruppeliv

10 Oct 2019

Certified Fixed Income Manager

Very good, great teaching. The instructor is easy to follow, doing a great work on all levels.

Christer Pihlstål

AVM Financial Limited

11 Jun 2019

Certified Fixed Income Manager

Great course consisting of 3 coherent modules. I can really recommend it, mostly due to Jörgen.


Volvofinans Bank

10 Apr 2019

Certified Fixed Income Manager

Fullfilled my expectations. Both need to know and nice to know stuff. Very good teaching methods. An interesting mix of practice, theory and reflections.

Leonard Wermelin

Nordax Bank


Module 1

1 Apr 2025 - 2 Apr 2025

Module 2

5 May 2025 - 6 May 2025

Module 3

2 Jun 2025 - 3 Jun 2025

We are currently planning future dates.

Please contact us for more information.

Instructor on this course

Jørgen Just Andresen

Jørgen Just Andresen

Jørgen Just Andresen is Managing Director of Financial Training Partner A/S, which he co-founded in 2002.

He has many years of teaching experience as a chief consultant at SimCorp’s training department, which he joined in 1996. Prior to SimCorp he worked at Danske Bank with fixed income research and fixed income sales.

Jørgen has worked for a number of years as external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and was awarded teacher of the year at CBS’ education Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Financial planning).

He is author of the books Finansiel Risikostyring (Financial Risk Management) and Finansielle Derivater (Financial Derivatives) published by Djøf Publishing.

He holds an M.Sc. (international finance) and an HD (accounting).

Jørgen teaches Derivatives, Risk Management, Portfolio Management and Fixed Income

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