Session date

  • 100% ONLINE COURSE: September 2023


The programme is taught entirely in English


  • Define the main characteristics of financial instruments used in financial markets: plain vanilla & exotic products, Delta One products, derivatives and structured products
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of how each instrument works and to use it: from a stand-alone product to special financing structures
  • Acquire a sound knowledge of the regulatory and compliance framework and how to use it in the US context
  • Identify the major risks associated and to set up controls that may mitigate them
  • Understand and handle the forthcoming technical developments and challenges in the sector of finance (fintechs, big data…)

Targeting Skills

  • Produce macroeconomic and geopolitical analyses of the impact on financial markets
  • Carry out technical analysis of financial products and benchmark index
  • Designing and building complex financial products
  • Carrying out operations on the financial markets
  • Monitoring the compliance of financial market transactions


  1. Macroeconomics and Geopolitical analysisTypology of financial assets/instruments
  2. Processing of computer dataFintechs and big data/Blockchain and derivatives – Phython coding – Wall Street Trades (financial services)
  3. Structured products and alternative investmentTradings and shares, repo – Structured products – Alternative investment, Hedge Funds
  4. Portfolio management and Technical analysis
    Quantitative portfolio management (liquidity management, portfolio risk management, risk assessment) – Fundamentals of technical analysis (preparation for CFTe1)
  5. Derivatives instruments, regulation and compliance
    Financial market law and regulation – Financial market compliance – Risk management (regulation context)


  • Time volume : 380 hours over 12 months
  • Frequency : 1 module every 4 weeks

Audience for this diploma

This course is primarily aimed at professionals working in France or