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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

The foreign currency market is genuinely global, with merchants from all around the world engaging. Foreign Exchange is the exchanging of currencies between nations at competitive market prices. Transferring money or foreign currencies from one nation to another to settle accounts is the fundamental and most evident function of the foreign exchange market. The goal of the foreign exchange market is to boost a currency's value to maximise rewards for the owner. This training will equip the learners with how to compute forward rates and odd dates, as well as understand the statistics of the foreign currency market. Pursuing this training helps individuals get equipped with the necessary skills and techniques that will ultimately enhance their career opportunities and upgrade their earnings.

In this 1-day Foreign Exchange Training course, delegates will gain a thorough understanding of all the comprehensive concepts of foreign exchange. Delegates will learn about value dates, bid-offer spreads, calculating swap points, and rules of thumb. They will also learn about currency futures, funding, trade ideas and how they are formed, and trading Eurodollar futures. Our highly expert trainer with years of experience will assist delegates in gaining skills of implementing various strategies of foreign exchange to obtain immeasurable profits for their organisations.

 Course Objectives

  • To get familiar with the strategies of foreign exchange market
  • To know the structure of the market and act accordingly
  • To determine what the market-maker is quoting as the base currency
  • To know the accurate use of fundamental analysis for the forex market
  • To anticipate how market changes will affect the value of your position

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to analyse exchange rate movements and calculate swap points. They will also be able to implement the techniques of trading in the forex market.

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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

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

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

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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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 the United Kingdom starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Foreign Exchange Training.

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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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