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Total 114 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United Kingdom.

De Montfort University

Training Centre/Campus: Leicester, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)116 255 1551

Forensic Road Collision Investigation

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This programme is designed for those who wish to become forensic road collision investigators or for those already working in the industry, to develop and enhance their professional skills. This includes serving police officers, insurance investigators and those who offer consultancy expertise in this area.

The course aims to provide a thorough understanding of the physical principles underlying collisions and vehicle dynamics and how mathematics can be used to describe and model collision scenarios. The course also helps you to understand how modern technology is used in forensic collision investigation. A strong emphasis is placed on the practical use of technology to investigate real-world collisions. The course provides an understanding and use of a wide range of hardware and software such as accelerometers and bespoke software for the analysis of damage to vehicles as well as techniques for the production of 2D plans and animated 3D models.

Finance and Investment (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

The Department of Accounting and Finance received the best possible results from the Government’s most recent Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) assessment for the quality of its teaching and student support.

Thistle Hotel

Training Centre/Campus: Heathrow, Greater London, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 07747 440428

Make More Money, Keep More Money Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This unique event brings together for the first time on the same stage two of the world’,s leading money experts: Dr Jane Cox is an internationally-renowned wealth psychology and behavioural finance guru, and Robert Rolih, the author of the ",Millionaire Money Making Machine",.

(NB: The listings site shows start and end times, but there are actually four time/day options to chose from for this half-day seminar - morning or afternoon on either the 19th or 20th October - you’,ll be able to choose your preferred day/time on our booking page)

This seminar is a rare opportunity to get the information and the details that nobody is talking about:

�How your subconscious mind messes with your ability to make, or keep, money ... and how to fix this.

�Are you saving or investing for your pension? Learn why the financial industry will take most of the money that is rightfully yours �and what to do about it.

�Inve... [Read More]

Quorum Training

Training Centre/Campus: Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 0844 873 2121

Fraud Deterrence Detection and Investigation

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring  V

Fraud continues to impact on companies large and small and occurs at all levels within an organisation. This course provides a comprehensive guide applicable to any organisation on how to deter, detect and investigate both internal and external fraud.

The course covers:

The problems associated with both internal and external fraud and the techniques for fraud prevention and detection.
The steps involved in investigating a fraud from the initial suspicion through to conclusion.
The various threats, both internal and external, which can damage the credibility of the investigation.
The need for sound investigative techniques coupled with exemplary documentation.
The use of both overt and covert methods of gathering evidence.
The challenges associated with interviewing both witnesses and suspected perpetrators.
The advantages and disadvantages associated with the use of search orders.
What will the course cover?

The Perspective

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Capital Investment Appraisal

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring  V

Learn how to tackle real life capital investment appraisal issues. This course provides a refresher on essential discounted cash flow calculations and focuses on the practical application of investment appraisal techniques from evaluating the investment opportunity through to performing a post-investment audit.

What will the course cover?

Evaluating the Investment Opportunity

Screening for strategic fit
Key performance indicators - payback, net present value, internal rate of return
Practical issues in discounted cash flow - inflation, terminal values, project lifespan
Real options analysis - which companies are using them and why
Spreadsheet tips
Risk and Sensitivity Analysis
Risk assessment and management tools and techniques
How to conduct sensitivity analysis
The Capital Proposal
Contents and structure of capital proposals
Post Investment Audits
How to conduct a post investment audit
Top 5 findings of post investment audits

Bromley College

Training Centres/Campuses: Bromley, Orpington, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 020 8295 7000

Securities & Investments (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Students will normally study this course alongside other A level subjects, or with the Fast Track Business course.

Course content
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of all areas of investment and understanding the role of financial services in the UK economy. It offers students a direct entry route into the financial services industry. The qualification consists of a taught unit of study assessed by a multiple choice exam, followed by a second unit where students undertake an extended project related to the investment industry. This is equivalent to an AS level and attracts UCAS points.

MDA Training

Training Centre/Campus: London, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: 020 7233 9393

alternative investments

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring  V

This course provides an overview of the major alternative investment classes including structured products, commodities, hedge funds, private equity and real estate.

Depending on particular client needs, this course typically explores:

The basic building blocks of a typical structured product
The different hedge fund strategies and how hedge funds are typically structured
The real estate and private equity markets
The functions and roles of the commodities markets, and the main features and drivers of commodities classes.

University of Westminster

Training Centre/Campus: London, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 20 7915 5511

Investment and Risk Finance (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course provides a thorough academic and practical grounding in the key aspects of investment and risk finance, delivered in an intensive learning environment. You will have the opportunity to undertake an 8-week internship and learn how to apply the knowledge and theory you have gained in class to real world problems facing the international financial services industry and the corporate financial management community. This practical learning is reinforced through the resources available in our Financial Markets Suite (FMS), a state-of the art virtual trading room environment.

Course leader: Dr Harry Thapar
Course content
The programme has been in existence since 1999 and has continued to evolve to meet the changing educational needs of the investment and risk finance professional. It’s delivered by qualified academics and professionals who have worked many years in the industry and are actively engaged in research and consultancy. The programme consi... [Read More]

University of Edinburgh

Training Centre/Campus: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)131 650 1000

Investigating Behaviour: research methods in psychology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The course will introduce you to the various research methods used by psychology to investigate behaviour. We will cover a variety of topics: the research process; experimental / non-experimental research methods; quantitative and qualitative data; primary and secondary sources. Finally, basic statistical analysis and ethical issues that arise when conducting research in psychology will be discussed.

Course Details
Pre-requisites for enrolment
No previous knowledge necessary.

Content of Course
The relationship between science and psychology.
This theme continues throughout the course.
The research process; quantitative and qualitative data; primary and secondary sources.
Research methods - the experimental method (1): rationale - hypotheses; independent and dependent variables and types of experiment.
Research methods - the experimental method (2): types of experimental designs.
Research methods - the experimental method (3): critiq... [Read More]

University of Glasgow

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44(0)141 330 1835

Financial Forecasting & Investment (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This Masters programme offers training in the key areas of financial analysis, forecasting and financial investment. It will provide you with an understanding of the underlying forces driving financial markets and the relevant analytical tools; the management of portfolios to optimise clients�objectives; and the forecasting of the future behaviour of stocks, interest rates and exchange rates.

•You will be encouraged to attend our practitioners�talks and the Economics seminar series.
•The programme is offered by the Centre for Economic & Financial Studies which covers research and postgraduate teaching in economics and finance.
•Economics in the Adam Smith Business School at Glasgow is ranked in the top 10% worldwide in the fields of central banking, economics of strategic management, European economics, efficiency and productivity, financial development and growth, finance, financial markets, forecasting, international finance, international trade, macroeconomi... [Read More]

University of Strathclyde

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)141 552 4400

Investment and Finance (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Masters degree in Investment and Finance is designed for for those who intend to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.

The course is widely regarded as vocationally relevant and intellectually challenging - it will provide you with a rigorous grounding in the theory of finance but also covers the various techniques and analytical tools widely employed by investment professionals in practical decision-taking.
Entry Requirements

Excellent first degree or other qualification equivalent to Honours degree from a UK university in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative basis.

Overseas students’ qualifications will be judged on an equivalent basis. Further information can be found at Strathclyde Equivalence

You must also be able to attend the introductory sessions at the end of September 2013.
Course Structure

The taught componen... [Read More]

University of Exeter

Training Centre/Campus: Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 1392 661000

Finance and Investment (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The MSc Finance and Investment is designed for graduates interested in following a career in investment analysis or portfolio management. Established over 35 years ago, the programme has an international reputation for providing excellent training for employment in the financial sector. It will prepare you for the challenge of a career in finance by providing a broad knowledge base, combined with extensive practical sessions, to help develop your confidence and ability.

This is a full-time programme, completed over a nine-month period. In the first term you will gain a firm foundation in research methods for investment and finance, investment analysis, financial management, and financial instruments. In the second term you can choose six or seven optional modules. In addition, non-assessed intensive computing training covering Thomson Reuters Datastream and other financial databases and software systems, is incorporated into relevant modules. You can select a short in... [Read More]

University of Surrey

Training Centre/Campus: Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1483 300800

Investment Analysis

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This module studies the various stages of the investment analysis and management process, from the award of an investment sponsor’s mandate, through investment manager selection, to the portfolio and performance outcome of that selection. Consideration is made at each stage of who makes the decisions and what those decisions are based upon. This includes asset allocation and comprises equity investment, active versus passive investment, drivers of value, security selection, investment style and investment performance.

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