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  • Derivatives Market (Dealers) Module (DMDM)

Derivatives are known to be among the most powerful financial instruments. The Indian equity derivatives market has seen tremendous growth since the year 2000 when equity derivatives were introduced in India. This module provides insights into different types of equity derivatives, their trading, clearing and settlement and the regulatory framework.

Why should one take this course?

  • To learn the basics of the derivatives market
  • To understand the use of derivative products in speculating, hedging and arbitraging
  • To learn the trading, clearing, settlement and risk management in equity derivatives
  • To learn the regulatory, accounting and taxation issues relating to equity derivatives.

  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management is a growing field in the area of finance. This module aims at creating a better understanding of the various concepts/principles related to investment analysis and portfolio management.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a practical orientation towards the principles of investment, pricing and valuation"
  • To learn the various methodologies of financial analysis "

  • Fundamental Analysis Module

Fundamental analysis is a stock valuation methodology arrived at by performing security analysis. An appropriate security analysis forms the basis of successful investment decisions.

This module aims at providing a basic insight about fundamental analysis and various valuation methodologies used.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a basic understanding about fundamental analysis .
  • To learn the various valuation methodologies

  • Options Trading Strategies Module

There are vast arrays of strategies available for trading options. This module discusses the objectives of these strategies and the conditions under which they are successful. It is advisable to take the NCFM Derivatives Markets (Dealers) Module test which would make you familiar with the basic concepts of the options market, before attempting this module.

Why should one take this course?

  • To learn about the various option strategies.
  • To understand payoff concepts.
  • To understand the objectives and risks of each different strategies.

  • Operations Risk Management Module

Every business operates in an internal and external environment which has embedded hazards for business operations referred to as inherent risks of doing business. Operational risk management is a methodology which helps in risk assessment, risk decision making, and implementation of risk controls, which results in acceptance, mitigation, or avoidance of risk which is highly integral to businesses.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a comprehensive and in depth knowledge about operations risk management.
  • To identify operations risk issues.
  • To understand approaches to mitigate operations risk issues.

  • Banking Sector Module

Businesses need funds for establishment, growth and development. Banks remain as the main pillar for financing business activities. There is an increased need for qualified individuals who possess requisite skills and significant knowledge in banking in these fast moving, globalized financial markets.

This module aims at providing a basic insight about banking operations and to acquaint the learners with various banking related services.

Why should one take this course?

  • have a basic understanding about banking operations
  • To get acquainted with various banking related services.

  • Insurance Module

Insurance serves a number of valuable economic functions that are largely distinct from other types of financial intermediation. The insurance market has witnessed dynamic changes, which includes presence of a fairly large number of insurers both in life and non-life segment. There is an increased need for qualified individuals who possess requisite skills and significant knowledge in insurance in these fast moving and globalised financial markets.

This module aims at providing basic insight about the concept of insurance, types of insurance, fundamentals of risk management, insurance contracts & principles.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a basic understanding about the concept of insurance
  • To learn about the various types of insurance, fundamentals of risk management, insurance contracts and principles etc.

  • Macroeconomics for Financial Markets Module

Understanding of Economics is a key to discern how the financial markets operate. There are intricate linkages between various economic factors and financial variables which can have both direct and indirect impact on the financial markets. An economic perspective facilitates identification of the causes of different economic developments as well as anticipation of the possible impact of changes in policies.

This module aims at providing a basic understanding of various macroeconomic concepts and a glimpse of macroeconomic behavior.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a basic understanding of various macroeconomic concepts
  • To learn about macroeconomic behavior

  • NSDL-Depository Operations Module

An efficient depository is critical to the efficient functioning of the capital market. This module provides deep insight into the functioning of the depository and outlines the various operational issues. It has been mandated by the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) (which is one of the depositories in India), that all branches of depository participants must have at least one person qualified in this certification programme. This module has been jointly developed by NSE and NSDL.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the rationale for a depository.
  • To know about the services provided by a depository.
  • To understand the processes involved in a depository's functioning.
  • To understand the NSDL application software.

  • Commodities Market Module

The aim of this module is to provide beginners as well as the dealers with both theoretical and applied knowledge pertaining to commodities trading. The module is beneficial for those who wish to pursue careers in brokerage firms dealing in commodity derivatives. This module has been developed jointly by NSE and NCDEX.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the difference between commodity and financial derivatives.
  • To know the usage of commodity futures.
  • To understand the pricing mechanism of commodity futures.
  • To learn about the NCDEX trading platform, clearing and settlement operations.
  • To know the regulatory framework and taxation aspects of the commodities market.

  • Surveillance in Stock Exchanges Module

Effective surveillance is the sine qua non for a well functioning capital market. This module has been developed pursuant to the desire of the Inter-Exchange Market Surveillance Group of SEBI to have a certified training programme. The module provides insights into the surveillance issues in the stock market. transactions.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the importance of market surveillance mechanism.
  • To learn the role of surveillance in risk management.
  • To learn the rules and regulations like Anti Money Laundering Act, SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations etc."

  • Corporate Governance Module

To build confidence among investors, it is imperative to adopt the best corporate governance policies and practices. Recognizing this need, this module endeavors to impart knowledge about the evolution of the corporate governance in India. It also discusses important concepts related to corporate governance and the regulatory framework governing it. This module has been jointly developed by NSE and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the evolution of corporate governance in India.
  • To understand the clause 49 of the listing agreement.
  • To know about the disclosure and reporting requirements for companies.

Course outline

  • Evolution of Corporate Governance
    • Evolution of corporate governance in India & abroad; Provisions regarding corporate governance in the listing agreement; Board governance and independence; Board systems & procedures.
  • Disclosure         
    • Disclosure requirements; Reporting requirements; Related party transactions.
    • Compliance of conditions of the listing agreement with respect to corporate governance.

  • Compliance Officers (Corporates) Module

Compliance officers of any company needs to have adequate knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for carrying out the business of that company. A sound knowledge of these helps the organization adhere to the required compliance standards. The Compliance Officers (Corporates) module tests the candidates on their knowledge of the relevant rules, regulations and guidelines governing the corporates such as the Companies Act. Those of you, interested in taking the test in this module need to refer to the Companies Act, SC(R)A, Depositories Act etc as per the curriculum. Please note that no study material is provided for this module.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the Companies Act, 1956.
  • To know about the provisions of the listing agreement.
  • To know about the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956.

  • Information Security Auditors Module (Part-1) & Information Security Auditors Module (Part-2)

Information security is of vital importance in the corporate environment where a vast amount of information is processed by organizations on a day to day basis. An information security audit is one of the best ways to determine the security of an organization's information. This module has been developed for those involved with or interested to know about information security related issues in the financial markets. On successful completion of both the parts of this module, candidates are provided with a 'Certified Information Security Auditor for Financial Markets' certification. This module has been jointly developed by NSE and the iSec Services Pvt. Ltd. (iSec).

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the regulatory, legal and compliance issues in information security for financial markets.
  • To know the provisions for business continuity plan.

 

  • Technical Analysis Module

This module has been prepared with a view to provide a comprehensive and in depth knowledge about technical analysis.

Why should one take this course?

  • To obtain comprehensive knowledge about technical analysis.
  • To understand the basis of technical analysis.
  • To understand the strengths and weaknesses of technical analysis.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Module

This module has been prepared with a view to provide a comprehensive and in depth knowledge about mergers and acquisitions.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a comprehensive and broad based knowledge about mergers and acquisitions.
  • To get acquainted with various forms of re-organisations.

  • Back Office Operations Module

This module has been prepared with a view to provide a comprehensive and in depth knowledge about the back office operations in the securities markets.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a comprehensive and broad based knowledge about back office operations.
  • To know the various types of primary issues and the activities that drive the primary market
  • To get an overview of various operational activities and gain insights on post-trade activities in the markets.

  • Wealth Management Module

This module has been prepared with a view to provide a comprehensive and in depth knowledge about wealth management.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a comprehensive and broad based knowledge about wealth management.
  • To understand the role of various investment products and structured products in long term wealth creation and the risks underlying such products and services.
  • To know about the assessment of risk profile of clients and the importance of asset allocation in wealth management.

  • Project Finance Module

Developing countries like India have a significant demand for projects. Yet capital is scarce. There is a need to channel the capital into the most deserving of projects. Further, the pool of capital has to be widened through involvement of private sector.

Growth of the entire country can be propelled through better infrastructure. Yet, some special needs need to be addressed, before a wider non-government involvement can be expected in building infrastructure for the country

This module addresses such commercial and policy issues related to setting up commercial projects and national infrastructure.

Why should one take this course?

  • To have a comprehensive and broad based knowledge about project finance.
  • To get acquainted with estimating the cost of a project, various tools used to assess feasibility of projects, benefits of sensitivity analysis and scenario analysis, various sources of project finance and issues related to mobilizing project finance and newer structures of infrastructure financing, role of taxation and incentives in projects.

  • Venture Capital and Private Equity Module

In recent years, the relevance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for economic development has become particularly noteworthy. However, often these firms are more financially constrained than larger firms. In such scenarios, venture capital and private equity play a vital role in constituting a valuable resource for a firms' growth, especially for more innovative SMEs, so that they can support economic development and innovation in the economy. Private equity is considered to be one of the elements of a good entrepreneurial eco-system. In the last couple of decades, it has emerged as a serious source of finance for start-ups, growing companies and takeover transactions.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the role of private equity in the country and the difference between various forms of early stage finance.
  • To know how private equity funds are structured and their format of operation.
  • To comprehend the entire gamut of post-investment support that can come with private equity capital.
  • Financial Services Foundation

The objective of this module is to help a student get an overview of the various segments within the financial world and get basic understanding of core concepts in finance.

The Financial Services Foundation Program is being offered by IMS Proschool - a leading Financial Services education provider in India. The program will help candidates to:

  1. understand key financial management concepts & working of financial markets
  2. understand how the finances of a company work
  3. get entry level jobs in finance & accounting sector
  4. identify areas of interest for further study

 

  • NSE Certified Quality Analyst Module

This course is developed by SSA Business Solutions (P) Ltd.

The NSE Certified Quality Analyst (NCQA) is a finance professional who has knowledge of quality tools and their uses and is involved in quality improvement projects, but doesn't necessarily come from a traditional quality area. NCQA modules have been prepared with a view to provide candidates the required application level knowledge and skills on quality thinking and quality tools such as Lean, 7 Steps of Problem Solving, Data Analysis Tools, and basics of Six Sigma in their everyday work. On successful completion of the course, the candidate should gain proficiency in executing small quality improvement projects, including collecting and analyzing voice of customer, gathering and analyzing data and re-engineering processes with a view to improving their efficiency and effectiveness.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand how quality relates to a professional in the finance world.
  • To understand the business relevance of Customer Focus and Quality.
  • To learn to apply data analysis and decision making tools in everyday work.
  • To develop an understanding of various popular problem solving tools and methodologies and learn a systematic approach to Quality Improvement.
  • To learn how to calculate productivity, and identify & eliminate different types of waste in the process.
  • To gain recognition through the coveted NCFM certification process.

What do you need to get started?

  • Keenness to learn

Enrolment Process:

Remember, you need to complete SSA’s training and then undergo NCFM’s testing process. Hence, you need to register with both SSA and NSE. Just follow these simple steps:

Register here to get your NCFM registration number. If a security warning pops up, just continue. If you need help registering,click here

You can skip this step if you already have an NCFM registration number.

Not Registered with SSA?

  • Click here and click on new Join
  • Enroll for the course
  • Click here to access SSA-NCQA e-learning module
  • Complete the online course
  • Supply SSA with the NCFM registration number
  • Appear for NCQA test on NSE website

Already registered with SSA?

  • Click here to access SSA-NCQA e-learning module
  • Complete the online course
  • Supply SSA with the NCFM registration number
  • Appear for NCQA test on NSE website

Pricing and What You Get:

SSA Training

What you get

NCQA Certification

What you get

 3202.26

  • High quality e-learning access for 2 months.
  • Courses written by industry experts

 1,686

  • Write the certification exam at NCFM centers across India, on any available date
  • An industry recognized Certification in NCQA, which is valid for two years.

Note:

You need to pay for the SSA training first, at the time of purchase of the course. You will be directed to pay for the NCQA certification exam thereafter, at the time of booking the date. 

 

Course Details

Topic

Sub - topi

Learning outcomes

Approx. Study Time (25 hours)

Introduction

Introduction

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Introduction to quality

History and Evolution

List the important milestone in the process of quality evolution

1 hr

Quality in current Business scenario

The Indian business scenario

 

  • Outline the current Indian scenario
  • Identify the key performance indicators
  • Associate performance indicators with financial performance

4 hrs

Role of Quality

  • List the elements of quality
  • Associate customer satisfaction with quality

Basics of Quality

Quality Gurus

  • Define quality
  • Identify the approaches of different Gurus of quality

8 hrs

Cost of Quality

  • Define cost of quality
  • Identify how cost of quality is measured
  • Identify the impact that cost of quality has on an organisation

Factors affecting Quality

Outline the various factors that affect quality in an organisation

Quality Control methods

  • Define process
  • Define process mapping
  • List the different types of process maps
  • Identify the ways of eliminating wastage in various processes
  • State the importance of measuring performance towards process improvement

Continuous improvement and Problem solving

Continuous Improvement cycle

Explain the continuous improvement cycle

12 hrs

Systematic problem solving

  • Define a problem
  • Identify the types of problems
  • State the systematic approach to problem solving
  • State the method of identifying a problem
  • Identify the tools for problem solving
  • Explain the prioritisation matrix

Problem solving & QC tools

  • List the seven steps of problem solving
  • Associate the various tools of problem solving with each step


DMAIC

  • Define DMAIC
  • Compare DMAIC with the seven steps of problem solving

 

  • Certified Credit Research Analyst (CCRACM)

The Certified Credit Research Analyst (CCRACM) certification is offered by the Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI).

About AIWMI:

AIWMI is a premier global certification body in financial domain, offering other than the CCRACM certification, prestigious certification programs such as Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM®), Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA®) and Qualified Family Office Professional (QFOP) and a wide variety of high-quality executive education programs.

AIWMI primarily focuses on broader and strategic role of developing a more robust and forward-looking training infrastructure for the financial services sector and to promote more active industry involvement and collaboration in training and continuing education matters.

AIWMI programs combine state-of-the-art knowledge and skills in finance with practical experience and insights into the functioning of the financial sector. All AIWMI courses and education events have an intense and pragmatic curriculum. Participants are exposed to the latest developments within the global financial services sector.

About CCRACM

CCRACM is an advanced certificate program which will provide students with the necessary foundation of skills and experiences needed to enter the field of credit research analysis.

The focus of Certified Credit Research Associate (CCRACM) course is to prepare Graduates, CAs', MBAs' for the following roles:

  1. Credit Research Analyst/Associate
  2. Project Finance Report Preparation
  3. Credit Rating Analyst/Associate
  4. Financial Analyst/Business Analyst
  5. Financial Research and Due Diligence Roles
  6. Credit Strategy Roles
  7. Credit Risk Roles
  8. Bank Credit Officers/Loan Officers

The CCRACM certification has been developed by Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI) along with Care Rating as content partner and NSE as assessment partner. CCRACM content will also have significant contribution from other leading credit rating companies and banks.

CCRACM is designed to cover and impart the following skills in Credit Research:

  1. Credit Research and Rating Fundamentals,
  2. Financial Statement Analysis Essentials
  3. Rating Methodologies
  4. Credit Strategy

 

 

 

 

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