Foreign Exchange Training Overview

Foreign Exchange Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Foreign Exchange

  • What is Foreign Exchange (Forex)?
  • Trading in the Forex Market
  • Differences in the Forex Markets

Module 2: Exchange Spot Transactions

  • Introduction
  • What is an Outright?
  • Value Dates
  • Credit and Settlement Risks
  • Exchange Rate Quotation Terms
  • Reciprocal Quotation Terms (Rates)
  • Exchange Rate Movements
  • Shortcut and Bids and Offers
  • Bids and Offers
  • Rule of the Left Bid -Right Offer
  • Cross Rates
  • Exchange Rate Movement Revisited for Crosses
  • Management of the Development of New HR Policies and Procedures

Module 3: Foreign Exchange Forwards

  • Introduction
  • What are Forwards?
  • Calculating the Forward Rate
  • How to Calculate Forward Points?
  • How do you Calculate Forward Points
  • Pay and Earn Points
  • Premium Vs Discount Points
  • Forward Rate Conventions
  • Calculating Odd Dates
  • Types of Transactions
  • How Do the Forward Points Change?
  • Currency Futures
  • Funding
  • Trade Ideas and How They are Formed
  • Trading Eurodollar Futures

Module 4: Foreign Exchange Swaps

  • Value Dates
  • Bid-Offer Spreads
  • Calculating Swap Points
  • Rules of Thumb
  • Rationale Behind the Chart

Module 5: Foreign Exchange Options

  • Vanilla Options
  • Payoff of a Long and Short Call Option
  • Payoff of a Short Put and Long Put Option
  • Greeks
  • Second Order Greeks
  • Factors and Their Effects on Option Value
  • Exotic Options
  • Trading
    • Conventions
    • Strategies

Module 6: Structure of the Forex Market

  • Market Participant
  • Currency Pair
  • Bid-Ask Spread
  • What are Bullish and Bearish Markets?
  • What Happens in a Bull Market?
  • What Happens in a Bear Market?
  • What is Lot Size?
  • What is Long and Short in Forex Trade?
  • What are Pending Orders in Forex Trade?
  • Leverage and Margin
  • Hedging

Module 7: Major Currencies and Trade Systems

  • Major Currencies
  • Different Trade Systems on Forex

Module 8: Types of Market Analysis

  • Fundamental Analysis
  • When to Use Fundamental Analysis for the Forex Market?
  • Key Factors Influencing Fundamental Analysis
  • Technical Analysis
  • Dow Theory for Technical Analysis
  • Sentimental Analysis

Module 9: Driving Forces Behind Forex Market

  • Fundamental Market Forces
  • Technical Indicators
  • Pattern Study of Trends, Support, and Resistance
  • Technical Strategy in Price Patterns
  • Oscillator Divergences
  • Role of Inflation

Module 10: Putting It Together

  • Trading Rules
  • Position Sizing and Money Management
  • Foreign Exchange Risks

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Who should attend this Foreign Exchange Training Course?

The Foreign Exchange Training Course is designed for professionals, traders, and analysts who are interested in gaining expertise in Foreign Exchange (Forex) trading, currency markets, and exchange rate dynamics. This course is beneficial for various professionals including:

  • Currency Traders
  • International Relations Professionals
  • Derivatives Traders
  • Hedge Fund Managers
  • Quantitative Analysts (Quants)
  • Financial Planners
  • Investment Managers
  • Financial Analysts

Prerequisites for the Foreign Exchange Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Foreign Exchange Training Course.

Foreign Exchange Training Course Overview

Foreign Exchange, or Forex, trading is a critical component of the global financial market, representing the largest asset class in the world. This field's relevance stems from its role in international trade and investment, making it an essential area of knowledge for anyone involved in Investing and Trading Courses.

Understanding Forex is crucial for financial professionals, investors, and traders seeking to diversify portfolios and manage risk in the global market. Mastery of Forex trading strategies and market analysis is particularly valuable for those in finance and banking sectors, where currency fluctuations can significantly impact investment decisions.

The Knowledge Academy’s 1-day Foreign Exchange Training provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of Forex trading. This course equips delegates with the fundamental concepts of currency markets, trading techniques, and the tools necessary for effective decision-making in Forex trading.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the mechanics and structure of the foreign exchange market
  • To learn key Forex trading strategies and risk management techniques
  • To analyse currency market trends and economic factors affecting Forex
  • To gain insights into cross-border financial flows and their impact on currencies
  • To develop skills in using Forex trading platforms and tools
  • To understand the regulatory environment surrounding Forex trading

Upon completion, delegates will have a solid foundation in Forex trading, enabling them to make informed trading and investment decisions in the global currency market. They will be well-prepared to apply these skills in a professional setting, enhancing their capabilities in financial and investment roles.

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What’s included in this Foreign Exchange Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Foreign Exchange Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Foreign Exchange Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Foreign Exchange Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Foreign Exchange Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Foreign Exchange Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Team building opportunity

Our Foreign Exchange Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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Foreign Exchange Training FAQs

The foreign exchange market is the market where players are able to exchange, buy, sell, and speculate on currencies.
In this Foreign Exchange Training course, there are no formal prerequisites.
This training course is intended for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge about foreign exchange uses and its importance in today’s market.
High liquidity, market transparency, dynamic market, operates 24 hours a day, lower trading costs, and the dollar being the most widely traded are its amazing features of foreign exchange.
Foreign exchange markets are classified as spot markets, forward markets, future markets, swap markets, and option markets.
Foreign exchange is significant as the exchange rate, or the cost of one currency in terms of another, influences a country's economic health and, consequently, the welfare of all its citizens.
In this Foreign Exchange Training, you will learn about trade ideas and how they are formed, trading Eurodollar futures, trading spreads involves analysing yield curves, exchange rate movement revisited for crosses, and bid-offer for cross rates of currencies and other engrossing concepts related to the foreign exchange.
The price for Foreign Exchange Training certification in Australia starts from AUD1895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Foreign Exchange Training.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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