Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP) offers training programs and workshops for individuals; which equip them to understand the financial markets and its upcoming trends in a convenient and easy to understand way. These training programs are well-designed to meet the current training needs of professionals and compliance requirements of the modern financial industry. IFMP ensures the high quality and efficient delivery of its training programs through competent trainers who possess robust knowledge on the subject. Training programs & workshops currently being offered, by IFMP, are:

Anti-Money Laundering / Combating Terrorism Financing Workshop

Money laundering has been affecting the global economy for many years. Large amount of funds are laundered every year, posing a threat to the global economy and its security. Money Laundering has social, political and economic consequences and is detrimental to the overall economy of a country. State Bank of Pakistan & Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan has taken various measures for putting in place a robust AML/CFT framework. Moreover, the Financial Monitoring Unit has also put in place stringent reporting requirements of Currency Transaction Reports and Suspicious Transaction Reports.
The Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan has designed a comprehensive One-Day training workshop on “Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing”. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of money laundering and terrorism financing that how financial services firms can be used for money laundering and terrorist financing activities.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS 9 & 16)

The objective of the program is to apprise the participants with latest techniques and standards of Financial Reporting to ensure better financial management and corporate governance. Financial accounting and reporting is an integral part of businesses and high quality financial accounting and reporting requires high level of understanding of financial reporting principles. This program is designed to cover basic and complex International Financial reporting standards.

Managing Corporate Taxation Compliance

The IFMP One-Day Training for Managers regarding the taxation issues faced by them on day to day basis. This will be a highly informative program which will comprehensively cover all the latest aspects of income tax law developments in Pakistan for Managers not limited to Tax Managers only. This course will provide the ample knowledge them to understand how to manage the tax related matters in the corporate sector.

Taxation of Salaried Individual

The IFMP One-Day Training for Taxation of Salaried Individuals is highly informative program comprehensively covers all the latest aspects of income tax law developments in Pakistan for salaried class. This course will provide the ample knowledge to employees to understand the benefits available to them under Income Tax Laws in Pakistan that will enable them to file their tax returns and wealth statements effectively.

Mutual Fund Distributors Training

The IFMP Mutual Fund Distributors Training Programme covers the concepts of financial system and securities markets, the mutual fund industry and its governing regulatory framework, operational aspects of mutual funds and ethical practices. This training is specifically designed to meet the minimum qualification needs of the mutual fund distributors working either directly with a fund management company or through a distribution agent. This training will enable the trainee to effectively provide the investment advice to the investors.

Mutual Fund Basic Training

The IFMP Mutual Fund Basic Training Programme covers the concepts of financial system and securities markets, the mutual fund industry and its governing regulatory framework, operational aspects of mutual funds and ethical practices. This training is specifically designed to meet the minimum qualification needs of the mutual fund distributors working either directly with a fund management company or through a distribution agent. This training will enable the trainee to effectively provide the investment advice to the investors.

Life Insurance Agent’s Fundamentals Training and Examination

The IFMP Life Insurance Agents Foundation Course covers the concepts of structure and management, regulatory framework and ethics, associated risks, governing laws, types and mechanism, documentation and selling of Insurance products. This course is primarily aimed towards sales staff of Life Insurance companies and banks selling/ distributing Life Insurance. The objective of this course is to equip the trainee with the knowledge and skills which enables them to perform as insurance Distribute efficiently and effectively.

Non-Life Insurance Agent’s Fundamentals Training and Examination

The IFMP Non-Life Insurance Agents Foundation Course covers the concepts of structure and management, regulatory framework and ethics, associated risks, governing laws, types and mechanism, documentation and selling of Insurance products. This course is primarily aimed towards sales staff of General Insurance companies and banks selling/ distributing General Insurance. The objective of this course is to equip the trainee with the knowledge and skills which enable them to perform as insurance distribute efficiently and effectively.

Financial Risk Management

Financial Risk is the main cause of uncertainty in any organization as risk is involved in any business operations. The skill and knowledge to manage risk will help organizations perform more efficiently in their future business decisions. The objective of this training is to provide in-depth knowledge of risk management and surveillance in capital markets to candidates. This training will cover the main types of risk related to financial industry including credit risk, interest rate and liquidity risks, market risk, foreign exchange risk, and country risk. The candidates shall learn about the tools and techniques available for managing all these financial risks including managing the assets and liabilities of banks.

Fundamentals of Capital Markets

This role of capital markets is vital for inclusive growth in terms of saving through into productive investments for the economic growth of country. This One-Day interactive capital markets course describes how capital markets operate and how to find and analyze companies, determine the risk of a stock investment or trade, proper entry and exit time of the stock, understand the movements of the market, and helps you to choose the right trading style for your personal goals. The course will also cover equities, bonds and their derivatives and gives an introduction to the financial mathematics underlying the valuation of securities via hands-on exercises.

Stock Brokers Certification Training

The IFMP Stock Brokers Training covers the concepts of financial markets regulatory framework, operational aspects of clearing, settlement & depository and the investor protection. This training is primarily aimed towards the traders and sales staff working at the typical Brokerage Houses. This course is designed to provide the core skills and tools needed to begin the profession as successful Stock Broker. This course will also assist the professionals who are already working in the brokerage houses that would enable them to work more effectively in their existing position by delivering hands on knowledge, techniques and practical skills required for a competent Stock Broker. This training will assist participants in preparing for Stock Brokers examination.

Fintech - The Future of Financial Services

The entrepreneurial startup community is aggressively developing new "Fintech" applications which are dramatically changing the way financial services and products are delivered. New players such as start-ups and technology firms are challenging traditional players in finance, bringing democratization, inclusion and disruption. Companies engaged in social media, e-commerce, and telecommunications, as well as, companies and start-ups with large These transformations have not only created challenges but also unprecedented opportunities, building synergies with new business and regulatory models, particularly in emerging markets and developing countries. This course will provide students with exposure to new Fintech services within a critical context and framework analyzing traditional money, banking and financial markets combined with interdisciplinary content from Business implications on wider industry.

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