Online Self-Study

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is the conduct regulator for around 50,000 financial services firms and financial markets in the UK. The FCA have assessed ICMA in accordance with their standards set out in TC App 5.1 and have determined that ICMA can offer qualifications as an FCA-approved qualification provider.

HKMA Support Scheme
Introduction to Sustainable Bonds

Available to HK-residents only, an in-depth introduction to Green, Social, Sustainability and Sustainability-Linked bonds. 80-100% of course fees reimbursable!

Financial Markets Foundation Qualification (FMFQ)

The FMFQ is an introductory level programme intended for anyone entering a career in the financial markets.

Introduction to Primary Markets Qualification (IPMQ)

An overview of the key parties in the primary market and their roles in raising or providing financing.

Introduction to Bond Markets Qualification (IBMQ)

This certified course offers a broad overview of global bond markets and fixed income analysis.

Introduction to Securities Operations Qualification (ISOQ)

This course aims to develop a thorough understanding of securities operations-related concepts in debt and equity markets.

Introduction to the Buyside

An introductory level programme designed for anyone seeking a greater understanding of the buyside – or the investor base - of the financial markets, with a particular focus on fixed income.

Introduction to Market Infrastructure

This introductory course provides a broad overview of the roles, products, processes and institutions that comprise financial services, including the motivations and innovations that drive the industry and the rules that regulate it.

Introduction to Repo

This introductory level course provides an overview on how the repo market is structured, the key players and key regulation.

Introduction to Sustainable Bonds

This unique self-study course from ICMA provides a thorough and practical introduction to green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds.

Introduction to the Global Master Repurchase Agreement

This course analyses how repo and securities lending transactions operate within the framework provided by the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA).

Fixed Income Certificate (FIC)

The gold standard qualification for professionals in fixed income, focusing on the practical skills for trading, investment and risk management.

Collateral Management

Successful processing of collateral requires an understanding of the components that lead to safe and secure processing, as well as awareness of the pitfalls that can result in exposures.

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