The Certificate in Fixed Income Trading and Sales will provide a firm understanding of the structure, operations and strategies of fixed income trading from both the buy and sell side. You will learn how to identify a variety of business, financial and compliance risks that occur when selling and maintaining an inventory of fixed income securities. Completing this program will help you evaluate, trade, and sell various types of fixed income securities including bonds and mortgage-backed securities.
The Certificate in Fixed Income Trading and Sales is designed for students who have a post secondary diploma and have taken the Canadian Securities Course (CSC®). They are either in a junior trading desk role or are aspiring to move into a fixed income trading role. This includes people who are currently retail bond desk staff, money market traders, back office staff who aspire to work on a trading desk, investment representatives. Junior portfolio managers and junior analysts may also be interested.
Course work enables students to be in step with the professionalization trend in the financial services industry. A formal recognition of their knowledge and expertise in fixed income trading and sales helps them gain entry into this field or prepare them for career advancement from junior to more senior fixed income trading or sales positions.