Global Markets by MCX | Global Markets Prodegree| MCCP Certification | MCX Certification

GLOBAL MARKETS PRODEGREE

Comprehensive Offering on Global Markets, Endorsed by MCX

50 Hours of Live Instruction; 15 Hours of Self Paced Videos

Interactive Trading Simulation to Trade Like a Pro

Career Assistance and Mentorship

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Classroom Training

Online Instructor-Led Training

Online Self Paced Videos

Why MCX Global Markets Prodegree?

Global Markets Prodegree is a comprehensive, short-term program that provides aspirants with a thorough understanding of Global Financial Markets, Financial Instruments, Trading Strategies and Risk Management, delivered via interactive simulated trading platforms, and live instructor-led webinars.

Instructor Led

15 hours of Videos, 50 hours of Live Webinars

CFA Course in India.

MCX Endorsed

In partnership with MCX, India’s first listed exchange

Chartered Financial Analyst Program.

Trading Simulator

Live online trading competition that simulates trading strategies

MCCP Certification

Prepare for MCX Certified Commodity Professional (MCCP) exam

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Experienced Faculty

Current and ex Traders with 10+ years of experience as faculty

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Program Highlights
Program Highlights
Program Highlights
Comprehensive Coverage

This program provides comprehensive knowledge on all major asset classes traded on leading global exchanges. Participants will learn about fundamental and technical analysis, futures trading strategies, trading psychology and risk management.

The 65-Hour program is delivered in an entirely online training format with 15 hours of engaging self-paced videos that you watch as per your convenience before attending classes, and 50 hours of live instructor led virtual classes on weekends.

Online Delivery
Trading Simulation

Apart from theoretical learning, we give you access to a state of the art, online trading simulation with real-time prices on global markets. This is a perfect, environment for an aspiring financial market participant to learn and practice trading strategies on multiple asset-classes globally as traded by proprietary trading firms, hedge funds and other financial institutions.

Empower your resume with the industry endorsed Global Markets Prodegree and the optional globally renowned MCX Certified Commodity Professional (MCCP) certification. Both of these well-recognized accreditations help define your capabilities and give you an edge in the highly competitive world of Finance and Capital Markets.

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24/7 Learning

Aside from classroom sessions, our state of the art online portal centralizes learning with 24/7 access to study material, learning aids and tests. Faculty and students spread across locations connect, collaborate and share information, with corrective paths for improved learning.


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Curriculum
Curriculum
Curriculum
  • Module 1 – Global Financial Markets, Exchanges & Asset-Classes
    • Purpose of financial markets
    • Types of financial markets
    • Different market participants and their role
    • Key terminologies
    • Global exchanges: MCX, CME Group, ICE, Eurex
    • STIRs and bonds, commodities, energy, metals, FX and equity indices
    • Exchange supported order types – GFD, GTD, GTC, IOC, FOK
    • Exchange supported matching algorithms – FIFO / Prorated
  • Module 2 – Fixed Income, Money Markets, FX & Derivatives
    • Introduction to fixed income, bonds and different types of bonds
    • Relationship between interest rate, yield and bond price
    • Instruments, advantages & disadvantages
    • Difference between capital & money markets
    • Introduction to FX, difference between FX & futures
    • Types of FX: cash, spot, tomm, NDF, forward
    • Derivatives: forward, futures & options
  • Module 3 – Role of Central Banks and Key Economic Indicators
    • Role and functioning of central banks
    • Bond auctions
    • Employment / jobs data
    • GDP & inflation
    • Central bank rate decision / meetings
    • Impact of data releases on different asset classes and market prices
  • Module 4 – Introduction to Trading Platform & Trading Strategies
    • Price: price view & price ladder
    • Order book: working and completed
    • Advanced order types: limit, market, stop, trailing stop, minimum volume, OCO, Conditional, IOC, FOK
    • Trading strategies: outright trading, calendar spreads, butterflies, double-butterflies, condors, double-condors
    • Different ways of executing the trading strategies
  • Module 5 – Charts & Technical Analysis
    • Line chart, bar chart, candle sticks, point & figure
    • Introduction to Dow theory
    • Trend lines, support & resistance
    • Continuation & reversal patterns
  • Module 6 – Global Fixed Income Derivatives II
    • Introduction to STIRs and bond markets
    • STIR futures pricing
    • Drivers and mechanics of STIR prices
    • Different types of Yield Curve
    • Trading strategies on bond market
    • Trading strategies on STIR market
    • Spreading STIR and bond markets
    • Trading simulation on strategies
  • Module 7 – Commodity Derivatives I: Grains & Oilseeds
    • Overview: agricultural markets
    • Agricultural options on futures
    • Grain & oilseed overview
    • Corn, soybean, wheat: production, use, transportation
    • Supply & demand in grains
    • Seasonality in grains
    • Introduction to basis
    • Grain convergence
    • How to hedge grain risk
    • Grain storage & spreads
    • Grain inter-commodity spreads
    • Delivery Process
  • Module 8 – Commodity Derivatives II: Energy & Metals
    • Introduction to oil market
    • Difference between brent crude & WTI
    • Understanding crude oil in United States & Asia region
    • Role of OPEC and understanding the oil data report
    • Natural gas: Supply & demand
    • Risk management – spreads, storage & basis
    • Precious metals: Understanding supply & demand
    • Base Metals: supply & demand
    • Contango & backwardation
  • Module 9 – Risk Management, Position Sizing &Trading Psychology
    • Introduction to risk management, clips & limits
    • Position sizing & position manager
    • Trading – the truth behind the myths
    • Emotional intelligence
    • The importance of self-confidence
    • The mathematics of trading success
    • Planning for trading losses
    • Making it real
    • Qualities of a successful trader
  • Module 10 – Exchange Rules & Regulations & Industry Landscape
    • Wash trading
    • Pre-arranged trades
    • Order splitting
    • Spoofing
    • Layering
    • Non-firm orders
    • Price manipulation
    • Clearing & settlement
    • Fixed & variable costs
    • Liquidity and rebate schemes
    • Choice of clearing member or trading arcade
    • Software and hardware
    • Selecting an ISV
    • Industry landscape
    • Guest lecture: Overview to global ETFs
  • Module 11 – Job Readiness
    • Resume building
    • Interview skills
    • CV Discussion
    • Mock interview with domain experts
Learning Pedagogy
Learning Pedagogy
Learning Pedagogy
Training Methodology
Our unique training methodology combines classroom topics with live market sessions allowing you to implement your learning on real-time markets prices.

The class sessions are scheduled around the unique timetable of each asset class so you can combine planning and analysis with real-time action when each market is at its peak.

Interact with your instructor during the session as you trade to discuss best of the trading ideas, execution plans and risk management techniques.

You will have access to real-time financial market information, macroeconomic news releases and real-time trading systems in order to execute trades and practice the application of trading strategies.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the trading mechanics of different asset classes on leading global exchanges
  • Understand how asset prices are affected by key global macro events and human behavior
  • Evaluate financial securities to determine if a financial asset is under-valued or over-valued
  • Apply technical indicators, studies and techniques to information from price charts
  • Develop and apply a structured and consistent trading strategy
  • Apply learnt knowledge to real-time financial markets trading
MCX Collaboration
MCX Collaboration
MCX Collaboration
The program is co-created with MCX, India’s first listed exchange, and comes with their seal of approval. You will benefit in terms of:

INDUSTRY ENDORSED CURRICULUM

You learn sought after skills and tools through a rigorous case study-based curriculum and hands-on simulations

MCCP CERTIFICATION

The program prepares you for MCX Certified Commodity Professional (MCCP) exam, which is an optional add-on certification for Rs 1500/-.

JOINT MCX CERTIFICATION

At the end of the program, you will receive a co-branded Certificate of Completion from Imarticus Learning and endorsed by MCX.

About MCX:
The Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX), India’s first listed exchange, is a state-of-the-art, commodity derivatives exchange that facilitates online trading, and clearing and settlement of commodity derivatives transactions, thereby providing a platform for risk management.The Exchange has an extensive national reach, with 671 registered members with its presence in more than 1200 locations across India. MCX is India’s leading commodity derivatives exchange with a market share of 89.93% in terms of the value of commodity futures contracts traded in Q1, FY 2017-18.
Trading Simulation
Trading Simulation
Trading Simulation
Experience a day in the life of a trader through a real-life simulation to sharpen your trading skills and test your ideas risk free. Our state of the art online trading simulation is designed to deepen your knowledge of how Capital Market products operate and behave in the real world to help you make informed and strategic hedging decisions, and lower your transaction costs. Using a combination of theory and a state of the art system that simulates a day in the life of a trader, you can execute your trading strategies on historical data and analyse the performance in a risk free environment.

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Features of the Simulator

Real-Time and Historical Data Feeds
Technical Charting and Back-testing Capability
Customised Indicators, Signals and Strategies

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Benefits to you

Risk-free practical understanding of Global Capital Markets
Stepping Stone to the Real Markets
Test out your skills with various market data fees and scenarios

Master Global Capital Markets, In Partnership with MCX, India’s First Listed Exchange

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Placement Assistance

Imarticus provides 100% assistance throughout the program to guide and help navigate ample career options and help you get job ready from day 1.

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RESUME BUILDING

Refining and polishing the candidate’s resume with insider tips to help them land their dream job

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INTERVIEW PREP & MOCK INTERVIEWS

Preparing candidates to ace HR and Technical interview rounds with model interview Q&A

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ACCESS TO PLACEMENT PORTAL

Access to all available leads and references from open and private networks on our placement portal

Testimonial

  • Pooja Pai
    “This is the best online course ever. The study material is simple along with video tutorials. The course fees is very reasonable and the staff are very dedicated. This is a sure shot to achieving your goals.”

Trainer Profiles

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    Hoshang Daroga

    Hoshang began his career with TransMarket Group as a Senior Trader, implementing statistical arbitrage and relative value strategies during the financial crisis, after which he joined MLV & Co, an investment bank in New York, as an Equity Research Analyst. He is currently working with Copia Capital management as Quantitative Investment Manager and is responsible for maintaining and enhancing Copia’s quantitative algorithms. Hoshang holds a Master’s in Financial Engineering from UCLA School of Management in Los Angeles, and an MBA from Fordham University in New York. He has over 7 years’ experience in financial markets and is currently pursuing his CFA certification.
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    Paul Rodriguez

    Paul Rodrigues is Director at Think Trading and is based out of London. Paul has 20+ years of experience in financial markets, having worked as senior analyst and proprietary trader for NatWest Bank PLC in London. He has also run several courses in technical analysis and trading for proprietary trading firms, banks and universities across London. He has actively lectured globally on the subject of technical analysis and trading and is a frequent commentator on Bloomberg TV, CNBC and Reuters TV, among others.
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    Darren Chu

    Darren Chu is the founder at Tradable Patterns and is based out of Singapore. He has 12+ years’ experience working at various international exchanges and brokerage houses such as IntercontinentalExchange | NYSE Liffe and TMX Group | Montreal Exchange. Darren is an active trader and trades across agricultural commodities, energy, commodities and interest rates. He is a frequent guest lecturer at various Canadian universities and holds CFA, FCSI and DMS degrees.
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    Chintan Thakkar

    Chintan has 9+ years of experience in trading all major asset classes on leading futures exchanges like CME, ICE, Eurex etc. and has trained more than 70 college graduates, many of whom are successful traders with leading proprietary trading firms today.
    He was Head of India for OSTC and Associate Director at Edelweiss in his most recent roles managing the trading desk on global markets. Chintan played a lead role in setting up of a Trading Lab at SP Jain Institute during his time at OSTC and has been a visiting faculty at several other engineering and management institutes.
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    Harish Thakkar

    Harish has around 19 years of diverse experience in Financial Markets Operations, Risk Management and Regulatory Reporting. He has been a part of Strategic Technology Projects as functional SME while working for Organizations like J P Morgan, Lehman Brothers, Nomura and Capgemini. Managing 350+ Full time employees in Investment Research and Investment Banking Operations across different products and markets, has given him an in-depth domain understanding of Global Capital Markets.

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Experience a day in the life of a trader through a real-life simulation system!

Industry Overview

The Imarticus Finance Industry wheel© details the entire gamut of roles in Investment Banking & Capital Markets right down to specific functions. Use the wheel to identify your areas of interest by clicking on the wheel and expanding the specific areas.

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