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    3 Weeks
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    1–2 hours per week
  • Price:
    $250 USD
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    Self-paced on your time

Associated Programs:


• Basic MS Excel skills
• Basic knowledge of capital market structure and participants

About this course

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This course begins with a look at credit derivatives and the participants of credit indices. We'll recognize the uses of CDS and the advantages of credit indices.

In this course, we'll also cover lectures to understand the difference between primary and secondary markets, understand initial public offerings (IPO) and the anatomy of an IPO.

We'll wrap up this course with a look at the major IPO participants and their role.

This course is part 5 of the New York Institute of Finance's Capital Markets Professional Certificate.

What you'll learn

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● Introduction to Credit Derivatives

● Introduction to Equity and Bond IPO Participants

● M01: Credit Derivatives

● M02: Equity and Bond IPO Participants

Meet your instructors

Chris Thomas
NYIF Instructor
New York Institute of Finance
Jack Farmer
New York Institute of Finance