Financial Risk Management and Derivatives – EY Academy of Business

Financial Risk Management and Derivatives

The training course is part of the series “Finance in Business – Case study workshops for Managers in Business – Modularised Programme“.

How do financial markets determine interest rates, foreign exchange rates and other financial variables affecting your company?

Are derivatives useful or only for gamblers? How can you make use of derivatives to protect your company from risks and add value to it?

Learn how to hedge the financial risk of your firm, whether it is the price you are hedging against or interest rates or currency fluctuations.

How are derivatives presented in the accounts of a company, and how do they impact the financial statements? What is “Hedge Accounting” and what are its benefits?

Key features of this course:

  • This is an intensive, interactive workshop based on case studies
  • After this module, you will understand how derivatives work and how to practically apply key financial risk management techniques

This workshop is addressed to participants without formal education in finance, who, as part of their work duties, are required to exhibit an understanding of methods for hedging financial risks and how the application of derivatives impacts the financial performance of companies.

 

This workshop is especially recommended to:

  • Managers of finance or non-finance functions
  • Internal and External Auditors
  • All professionals wishing to broaden and deepen their skills in finance

After completing this training module, you will:

  • Feel more confident to take part in discussions on current financial and economic issues
  • Apply hedging techniques in real life
  • Be able to identify financial risks to which your company is exposed and propose practical solutions to mitigate them
  • Learn how derivatives are valued in the financial market and in the books
  • Understand the concept of hedge accounting
  • Interest rates – what they are, how they are determined, why they change. (practical exercises)
  • Foreign exchange rates – analysis of current trends in major currency pairs (case study)
  • Financial markets structure – segments, markets and players
  • Derivative instruments as tools for financial risk hedging (exercises):
    • Forward and futures contracts
    • Options
    • Swaps
  • Valuation and presentation of derivatives in the Financial Statements of a company
  • Introduction to Hedge Accounting
  • Correct and incorrect uses of multiple derivative strategies (case study)
  • Lessons learnt from the “options crisis” of 2008 in Poland from the perspective of corporations and financial institutions

Maciej Kocon - consultant and trainer specializing in risk management, financial markets and accounting for financial instruments. He delivers courses aimed at financial sector institutions on financial markets, risk management and corporate finance.

Financial Risk Management and Derivatives

Price

EUR 650 net

Financial Risk Management and Derivatives

The training course is part of the series “Finance in Business – Case study workshops for Managers in Business – Modularised Programme“.

How do financial markets determine interest rates, foreign exchange rates and other financial variables affecting your company?

Are derivatives useful or only for gamblers? How can you make use of derivatives to protect your company from risks and add value to it?

Learn how to hedge the financial risk of your firm, whether it is the price you are hedging against or interest rates or currency fluctuations.

How are derivatives presented in the accounts of a company, and how do they impact the financial statements? What is “Hedge Accounting” and what are its benefits?

Key features of this course:

  • This is an intensive, interactive workshop based on case studies
  • After this module, you will understand how derivatives work and how to practically apply key financial risk management techniques
For whom?

This workshop is addressed to participants without formal education in finance, who, as part of their work duties, are required to exhibit an understanding of methods for hedging financial risks and how the application of derivatives impacts the financial performance of companies.

 

This workshop is especially recommended to:

  • Managers of finance or non-finance functions
  • Internal and External Auditors
  • All professionals wishing to broaden and deepen their skills in finance
Objectives and benefits

After completing this training module, you will:

  • Feel more confident to take part in discussions on current financial and economic issues
  • Apply hedging techniques in real life
  • Be able to identify financial risks to which your company is exposed and propose practical solutions to mitigate them
  • Learn how derivatives are valued in the financial market and in the books
  • Understand the concept of hedge accounting
Programme
  • Interest rates – what they are, how they are determined, why they change. (practical exercises)
  • Foreign exchange rates – analysis of current trends in major currency pairs (case study)
  • Financial markets structure – segments, markets and players
  • Derivative instruments as tools for financial risk hedging (exercises):
    • Forward and futures contracts
    • Options
    • Swaps
  • Valuation and presentation of derivatives in the Financial Statements of a company
  • Introduction to Hedge Accounting
  • Correct and incorrect uses of multiple derivative strategies (case study)
  • Lessons learnt from the “options crisis” of 2008 in Poland from the perspective of corporations and financial institutions

Price

EUR 650 net

Location

Online Live

Date

September 5-6, 2024

Contact

Patrycja Bawolska

Course coordinator

  • +48 797 305 720
  • patrycja.bawolska@pl.ey.com