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Global Capital Markets and Regional Trade Zones

Learn the principles of international business


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Summary

Price
£12 inc VAT
Study method
Online, On Demand What's this?
Duration
0.6 hours · Self-paced
Qualification
No formal qualification
Certificates
  • Reed courses certificate of completion - Free
  • Certificate of completion - £3

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Overview

This course has been designed to introduce a variety of aspects of international business. Globalization and growing international trade amongst many different countries have brought new challenges and opportunities for many new economies and established economies. Topics covered in this module includes: Examining the International Monetary Fund (IMF), The World Bank, World Trade Organisation (WTO), The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and Understanding Emerging Markets & Regional Trade Zones.

Curriculum

1
section
8
lectures
0h 39m
total

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Description

BACKGROUND:
Capital Markets are markets for buying and selling equity and debt instruments. Capital markets channel savings and investment between suppliers of capital such as retail investors and institutional investors, and users of capital like businesses, government and individuals. Capital markets are vital to the functioning of an economy, since capital is a critical component for generating economic output. Capital markets include primary markets, where new stock and bond issues are sold to investors, and secondary markets, which trade existing securities.

Global Capital Markets handles the origination, structuring and underwriting of primary equities, investment-grade and high-yield bonds and syndicated loans. It has three areas:
• The Capital Markets & Treasury Solutions (CMTS)
• Equity Capital Markets (ECM)
• The Leveraged Debt Capital Markets (LDCM)
• International Monetary Fund (IMF)

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon the completion of this module, users will be able to:
• Understand and evaluate the role of economic analysis within international business contexts and appreciate the economic underpinnings of business strategy in international settings.
• Analyse and synthesize various models of competitive analysis to assess strategic behaviour in international business.
• Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of competitive strategies in the context of globalisation, particularly major entry and exit strategies of international business.

Who is this course for?

  • Business Managers
  • Students
  • Self Employed Individuals
  • Start-up Companies
  • Executives
  • Entrepreneurs

Requirements

  • No prerequisites.
  • No materials distributed.
  • No formal assessments required.

Career path

  • Business Analyst
  • Diplomat
  • International Business Specialist

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Certificates

Reed courses certificate of completion

Digital certificate - Included

Will be downloadable when all lectures have been completed

Certificate of completion

Digital certificate - £3

The certificate will be sent via email once the course has been completed.

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