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Diploma in Investment and Finance - Level 3
Finance and investment go hand in hand. It is vital to be well versed with finance to make effective investment decisions, which is why South London College has brought this diploma in Investment and Finance – Level 3 to help whoever is involved with finance and investment. All the aspects of finance and investment will be amply covered through this comprehensive course, opening various employment or progression opportunities for you within the industries
This course starts off with an introduction into finance and investment to enlighten you on the role, duties and responsibilities of a finance or investment professional. This course will then delve into topics such as investment assumption, investment evaluation methods, investment motives and investment critical values, after which you will be taught on how to choose between different investment methods to gain maximum profits or income.
This course will then focus on the finance aspect of this course by walking you through concepts such as financial planning, financing considerations, financial models, loan evaluation and many more. You will also get to learn about cash flow statements, loan amortization, fiscal policy issues and taxation, all the while understanding the best practices to create efficient financial models. By the end of this course, you will have a strong grip on finance and investment to make substantial progress in your career.
The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
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What Will I Learn?
- Gain a clear understanding of your job role in finance and investment with clear objectives in mind.
- Understand how to use best practices to create financial models.
- Analyse and understand cash flow statements.
- Gain an in-depth understanding of what investment banking is
- Learn how to identify fiscal policy issues.
- Learn about investment and taxation.
[Module 01] Investment
1.1 Introduction to Investment
[Module 02] Investment Assumption
2.0 Investment Assumption
2.2 Time of Investment and Start of Business
2.3 Cash Earnings
2.4 Cash Investments
2.6 Interest Amounts
2.7 Relevant Amounts
2.8 None Committed Amounts
2.9 Opportunity Amounts
2.10 Marginal Amounts
2.11 Discount Rate
2.12 Investment Horizon
[Module 03] Investment Evaluation Methods
3.0 Investment Evaluation Methods
3.1 The Net Present Value Method
3.2 Internal Rate of Return Method
3.3 The Annuity Method
3.4 The Pay- Back Method
[Module 04] Investment Motives
4.0 Investment Motives
4.1 Investment in Additional Capacity
4.2 Investment in a New Project
4.3 Rationalization Investments
[Module 05] Critical Values in Investment
5.1 Critical Values in Investment
[Module 06] Choosing Between Investment Evaluation Methods
6.1 Choosing Between Investment Evaluation Methods
[Module 07] Investments and Taxation
7.0 Investments and Taxation
7.2 General Assumptions on Taxes
[Module 08] Investment and Inflation
8.0 Investment and Inflation
8.2 Investment Including Inflation- One Inflation Rate
8.3 Investment Including Inflation- Multiple Inflation Rates
[Module 09] Investment and Working Capital
9.0 Investment and Working Capital
9.2 Including Working Capital in Investment Evaluations
[Module 10] Replacement of Investments
10.1 The no- Replacement Situation
10.2 The Identical Replacement Situation
10.3 Replacement of Old Technology With New Technology
[Module 11] What to Include In Real Life
11.0What to Include in Real Life?
[Module 12] Financing
12.2 Equity Financing
12.3 Debt Financing
[Module 13] Financing Considerations
13.0 Financing Considerations
13.2 Business Environment
13.3 Stable Business Environment
13.4 Dynamic Business Environment
13.5 Load Terms
13.6 Loan Period
13.7 Nominal Value
13.8 Interest and Commission Costs (Cost and Risk)
13.9 Calculation of Proceeds
13.10 Loan Repayment (Liquidity)
13.11 Extension of Repayment (Flexibility)
13.12 Early Repayment (Flexibility)
13.13 Currency ( Risk and Cost)
13.14 Loan Termination and Loan Governance
[Module 14] Amortization of Loans
14.0 Amortization of Loans
14.2 Standing Loan (Bullet Loan)
14.3 General Characteristics
14.4 Amortization of a Standing 14. Loan (Bullet Loan)
14.5 Serial Loan
14.6 General Characteristics
14.7 Amortization of a Serial Loan
14.8 Annuity Loan
14.9 General Characteristics
14.10 Amortization of an Annuity Loan
[Module 15] Evaluation of Loan
15.0 Evaluation of Loan
15.2 Evaluation of a Standing Loan (Bullet Loan)
15.3 Evaluation of a Serial Loan
15.4 Evaluation of an Annity Loan
15.5 Evaluation Loans- Overview
[Module 16] Evaluation of Other Credit
16.0 Evaluation of Other Credit
16.2 Overdraft Accounts (Non- Scheduled Amortization)
16.3 Trade Creditors [Module 17] Financial Planning
17.0 Financial Planning
17.2Finding the Right Financing Package
17.3 Evaluation of Cost of The Financial Package
17.4 Evaluation of Financing Package 1
17.5 Evaluation of Financing Package 2
17.6 Evaluation of Financing Package 3
17.7 Conclusion of Evaluation of Financing Package
17.8 Other Considerations
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
In order to complete the Diploma in Investment and Finance - Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
Course Code: QLS-04461
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Who is this course for?
- Accounts Executives
- Accountant, Accounts Manager
- Students of Accounting
- Tax Accounting learners, Investment Bankers, Finance Managers
- Anyone who is looking to gain a knowledge and skills in Investment and Finance.
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
- Accountant – £28,565 per annum
- Accounting Manager - £31,357 per annum
- Tax Accountant – £29,001 per annum
- Accounts Executive – £22,243 per annum
- Staff Accountant – £24,115 per annum
- Investment Banker – £54,640 per annum
- Accounting Assistant – £20,352 per annum
- Accounts Assistant – £18,883 per annum
- Finance Assistant – £19,343 per annum
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Hi it says this course is through South London College but in the description it says Global EduLink. Who is this course through?
Dear Claire, Thank you for your query. Upon completion you would receive a certificate accredited by Global Edulink. Hurry up to grab the discount as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Who will provide the certificate SLC or ABC ?
Dear Ash, Thank you for your Query. At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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about going forward to realise good opportunities.
Dear Marilyn Thank you very much for your query. The Career path as follows, Accountant – £28,565 per annum Accounting Manager - £31,357 per annum Tax Accountant – £29,001 per annum Accounts Executive – £22,243 per annum Staff Accountant – £24,115 per annum Investment Banker – £54,640 per annum Accounting Assistant – £20,352 per annum Accounts Assistant – £18,883 per annum Hurryup to enjoy the discount as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.