Bank Treasury Management - Part 1

Bank Treasury Management - Part 1

Overview

This eCourse consists of three modules. Module 1 examines the typical workflow of a money market/foreign exchange dealing operation. It describes who is who in the dealing room and considers how their roles differ from one another. The role of the back office outside the dealing room is explained, in particular the money transfer systems that enable fast and efficient transfer of funds, which are at the root of all FX and money market transactions.

Module 2 explores the elements of a bank’s balance sheet, the sources of its profits, and its assets and liabilities.

Module 3 examines the critical role of the treasury function, with particular emphasis on bank treasury.

Objective

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the organization of a typical money market dealing room
- Illustrate the workflow of a dealer
- Introduce the ethical structure that applies to dealers and dealing rooms
- Show the links between the front and back office and the division of responsibility
- Describe the process of money transfer
- The structural elements of a bank's balance sheet
- The sources of a bank's profits
- A bank's liabilities
- A bank's assets
- Define treasury and characterize the functions of a bank's treasury
- Describe how a bank's treasury is organized
- Describe how a bank's treasury is managed

Content

Topic 1: Dealing Room Staff and Structure
- Typical Desks:
- Foreign Exchange Dealing
- Money Market Dealing
- Corporate Dealing
- Dealing Room Staff:
- Chief Dealer
- Senior Dealer
- Junior Dealer
- The Money Market Desk

Topic 2: The Role of the Back Office
- Checking and Confirming Transactions
- Preparing and Processing Settlements for Transaction Maturity Dates
- Monitoring and Reconciling Local and Foreign Currency Settlement Accounts

Topic 3: Dealing Room Communication
- Internal Communication
- External Communication
- Information Systems
- Telephone
- Computerized Dealing Systems

Topic 4: Dealing Ethics
- Anonymity
- Confidentiality

Topic 5: Transactions and Money Transfer
- CHAPS
* CHIPS
* FEDWIRE
* SWIFT
- TARGET

Details

Code
TERFR17007501
Venue
ePlatform
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:2.5, PWMA:2.5
Fees
All Member: HK$650
Non-Member: HK$925
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$650