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Starting 23 March 2022
Delivered online over 5 weeks
Starting 23 March 2022

Delivered online over 5 weeks

Master the mechanics, applications and risks of ETFs

Ten hours of online training over five weeks


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements and deliver it face-to-face or digitally. Contact Ted Bailey or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

Focus on ETFs training course

What you’ll learn

  • How to identify the chief risks associated with holding ETFs 
  • How to analyse the special tracking error issues behind inverse and leveraged ETFs 
  • How the demise of ETFs implemented short volatility strategies 
  • How to implement a forex hedge with an ETF that tracks a G10 currency 
  • How bond-based ETFs have different behaviour to actual bonds 
  • How to describe the performance of various widely used smart beta ETFs 
  • How to identify risks for ETFs based on market capacity and liquidity issues 
  • How to explain the liquidity risks with ETFs that focus on emerging and frontier markets

How you’ll learn

  • A module is released each week for five weeks
  • The learning is in bitesize chunks so it does not impact on your normal working day
  • You'll learn via video content, quizzes and other materials
  • You'll be able to interact with the trainer and other students on the discussion forum
  • After the five weeks is over, you have two months to review the material

Key information

Starting dates: 10 February 2021

Course fee: £499 + VAT if applicable

Course leader: Mark Anderson

Why choose IFF

  • TRACK RECORD – we have over 20 years’ experience of providing training to the banking, finance and energy sectors 
  • INNOVATION – our courses are continually reviewed so you can be sure they are focusing on the most current issues
  • KNOWLEDGE – all of our trainers are highly experienced practitioners and leading subject matter experts so you can be confident you are learning from the very best 
  • SMALL CLASS SIZES – to aid learning and increase your personal interaction with the trainer 
  • VALUE – we provide a practical training experience with skills that can be used immediately to gain a tangible return on your investment 
  • ACCREDITATION – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC)

Past delegate

Focus on ETFs

Brilliant, detailed course, packed with case study examples. Very easy to fit into my schedule too.

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CPD Certified

Engaging in Continuing Professional Development ensures that both academic and practical qualifications do not become out-dated or obsolete; allowing individuals to continually ‘up skill’ or ‘re-skill’, regardless of occupation, age or educational level. This course has been assessed and is CPD certified.