Introduction to the Financial Markets

Course description

This course will give you a general introduction to the financial market in Sweden. You will learn about the various participants in the financial market; i.e. Riksbanken, the banks, the insurance companies, mortgage banks, Euroclear Sweden and the stock exchange. You will learn about the stock-, bond-, money- and FX-market.

This course is also offered as an online course. Read more.

Course content

– The nature of the financial markets
– The role of OMX
– Riksbanken
– Riksgäldskontoret
– Conventions on the market
– The money market
– The FX market
– The bond market
– The equity market
– Relevant risk figures

The course is relevant to

– Finance employees
– Accountants
– Legal staff
– Account managers
– Back- and middle office employees
– IT employees
– Any newcomers to the Financial Markets
– Compliance
– Operations
– Internal auditors
– Controllers
– Graduates
– Product Managers

Prerequisites

The course is an introductory course so no specific requirements are needed.

Reviews of this course (15)

20 Aug 2021

Introduction to The Financial Markets

Very interesting and pedagogic. Jørgen is good at inspiring. Practical examples and theory are integrated.

Participant wants to be anonymous

20 Aug 2021

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Good relation between theory and practice. Knowledge checks were appreciated. Activation of participants good and questions were welcome. The instructor has good communication skills and knowledge. Good examples from real markets shared and discussed during the course.

Participant wants to be anonymous

20 Aug 2021

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Very good! It fulfilled my expectations and is relevant to my work in internal audit as I audit these areas. Jörgen is very good in explaining these areas in relevant depth

Participant wants to be anonymous

20 Aug 2021

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Bra med sammanfattning efter varje avslutat kapitel. Dår man också sätter informationen i en verklig händelse. Tydligt, enkelt att forstå. Instruktören förklarar komplexa saker på ett lättförståeligt sätt.

Cecilia Dysen

Swedbank Robur Fonder

20 Aug 2021

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Both small questions and not a monolog. Gave me time to write everything that was said. Nice. The instructor explains in a simple way for us/me to understand.

Ewa Falklind

Akademiska Hus AB

06 Mar 2019

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Very good with the variation between theory and exercises.

Julia Gustavsson-Örn

SEB

06 Mar 2019

Introduction to the Financial Markets

I recognized almost everything mentioned throughout the course with regards to my daily work at Alecta. The intro provided was very useful and easy to understand. It was good that it was possible to interact. Also good with questions after each chapter to sum up everything. The instructor was higly skilled and easy to understand. Everything was really good - location, course, room and food.

Hanna Richter

Alecta

06 Mar 2019

Introduction to the Financial Markets

It was really an interesting course and applicable to my daily work in many ways. The teaching methods were great wherein Jørgen tried to keep all the participants involved through active listening and participation in exercises and questions being responded to.

Cathrine Pettersson

Alecta

06 Mar 2019

Introduction to the Financial Markets

I found the course very interesting and useful.

Amr Zeido

Vattenfall

19 Sep 2018

Introduction to the Financial Markets

I really enjoyed the course and the examples. I also find it nice that we were a small group and we could ask questions. I really liked the teacing: examples and sometimes a short pause to think before we moved on.

Anna Haanpaää

Nordea Bank Finland

11 Sep 2018

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Good with practice and exercises. Excellent instructor.

Muhammad Qasim

KommuneInvest

11 Sep 2018

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Relevant and valuable info. Gave me a better view of KommuneInvest and how the market works. Good excercises and much info. Great teacher.

Hanna Brandström

KommuneInvest

11 Sep 2018

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Very good teaching methods and excellent instructor.

Nina Landin

KommuneInvest

11 Sep 2018

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Excellent course. Lot of examples on whiteboard which is clarifying. The instructor is excellent, has very broad knowledge and a pedagogic approach.

Fredrik Nilsson

KommuneInvest

24 Aug 2018

Introduction to the Financial Markets

Very useful. A little bit too much details on how bonds are calculated but apart from that a very good level through the entire program.

Mattias Nordin

SEB

Dates

9 Feb 2023 - 10 Feb 2023

6 Sep 2023 - 7 Sep 2023

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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