Capital Markets Fundamentals



Capital Markets Fundamentals

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    Course - Online

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Understand the characteristics and sources of debt finance and equity finance, particularly the difference between bank borrowing and bonds.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the characteristics and sources of debt finance.
  • Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of a company listing its shares on a stock exchange.
  • Analyse the various methods of issuing shares
  • Analyze the difference between bank borrowings and bonds
  • Analyse the different types of bank finance available.

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Understand capital market fundamentals

  • Focus on a comprehensive overview of equity finance and debt finance content.
  • Learn about how equity finance can be raised through a stock market and how the debt market facilitates the trading.
  • Gain practical knowledge about the procedures of issuing shares and the ways in which a company can borrow from a bank.
  • Understand decision-making process by focussing on the appropriate financing method to remain a long-term, viable going concern.
  • Create a better understanding of how the capital markets are structured and which financing source may be best suited for your company.

Acquire new skills to demonstrate your proficiency

  • Characters and sources of debt finance
  • Capital markets and their functions
  • Advantages and disadvantages of equity finance
  • Methods of issuing shares and IPO process
  • Difference between bond and bank borrowing

Gain practical experience

Use case studies and scenarios to evaluate business performance and get a deeper understanding of various ways to improve the business performance and align with organisational goals.

This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance vice presidents
  • Finance directors
  • CPAs and CAs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management and Organization
Programme level:Intermediate
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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