This programme aims to provide junior staff engaged in treasury market activities with basic knowledge of the financial and treasury markets and their operating environment. It is recognized by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) as ‘Level 1 training’ under its ‘Professional Qualification Framework’ (PQF).
The Treasury Markets Association (TMA), since 2005, has been promoting co-operation and synergy among market practitioners with a view to enhancing professionalism and the overall competitiveness of the treasury markets in Hong Kong.
Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:
Apply macroeconomic theories in explaining how the financial system works;
Analyze the key aspects of regulatory framework in treasury markets;
Differentiate and analyze different treasury markets and their products;
Apply the key concepts of prudent risk management; and
Apply international best practice – the TMA Code of Conduct and Practice in work environment.
Who Should Attend
Junior or aspiring practitioners in the treasury markets
This is the only course in the market which covers the whole spectrum of topics in treasury markets;
This is the only course recognized by TMA as fulfilling ‘Level 1 Training’ under its Professional Qualification Framework;
Supported by e-learning courseware which facilitates flexible learning schedule of busy practitioners.
Graduates of the course are eligible for admission as TMA Associate Members under the TMA’s Membership Regime.
A financial markets practitioner or any individual who has completed and passed the TMA Level 1 Training Programme, i.e. Professional Certificate in Treasury Markets is eligible to apply for admission as a TMA Associate Member and apply for ECFTM certification (Associate Treasury Management Professional) if he/she is currently employed by an authorized institution.
Graduates of the course are eligible for proceeding to the ‘Level 2 Training’ as approved by TMA.
Applicants should have:
Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects (including English Language and Chinese Language)^; or
Satisfactory completion of Diploma Yi Jin; or
Satisfactory completion of a QF Level 3 Diploma or an equivalent programme; or
Other acceptable equivalent qualifications (including nonlocal qualifications obtained in or outside HK, or other qualifications/experience deemed to be equivalent); or
Mature applicants aged 21 or above will be considered for admission.
^Applicants possessing “Attained”, “Attained with Distinction (I)' and “Attained with Distinction (II)” results in an Applied Learning (ApL) subject are deemed to have attained “Level 2”, “Level 3” and “Level 4” respectively in one HKDSE subject, with a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose.
Students are required to pass both CA and examination of the course. The passing mark is 50.
Treasury Markets Association (TMA) www.tma.org.hk