Qatat Finance and Business Academic


Course overview:

The Financial Markets Trading Course provides participants with the fundamentals of trading in these markets, particularly in Qatari markets (stocks), and with the growing interest in investing in financial markets in general, most people are interested in learning about financial markets, regardless of their academic specialization.

The course for its part, strives to equip participants with the knowledge and skills they need to understand and analyze the fundamentals of financial markets, effectively implement trading strategies, as well as stay up with economic and financial trends and changes.

Course objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key concepts and definitions in financial markets.
  • Identify the most essential financial ratios when selecting stocks and securities.
  • Perform due diligence before acquiring stocks or other securities.
  • Learn about other securities including bonds, investment funds, and commodities.
  • Identify the most essential investing and speculating tactics for securities.
  • Learn the fundamentals of reading companies’ financial statements to make an investing decision.
  • Understand the fundamentals of selecting other securities, including bonds and investment funds.
  • Learn about risk management principls in financial markets and how to develop individual investment portfolios.
  • Practical application of how to trade stocks and do fundamental analysis before making an investment decision.
  • How to pick brokerage companies and what are the regulatory and legislative bodies.

Target audience:

  • Individuals who wish to learn about the financial markets.
  • University and college students from all majors.
  • New hires in private companies, banks, and insurance companies.
  • Entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Course outline:

Basics of trading in securities (Qatari stocks):

  • The concept of investing and the structure of financial markets
  • An Introduction to the Qatari Stock Exchange.
  • Money market policies, deposits, and savings accounts.
  • Concepts about primary and secondary markets
  • Financial market regulators and legislators
  • Introduction to the foreign exchange markets.
  • Introduction to commodity markets, oil, and precious metals
  • Bonds market fundamentals.
  • Bonds trading concepts
  • Credit Rating
  • Investment Funds
  • Investment fund structures and types.
  • Participants in the stock market
  • How to Choose Brokerage Companies
  • Read the financial statements before acquiring shares.
  • Qualitative stock analysis
  • The most essential financial ratios for selecting stocks.
  • The economic climate and key economic indicators
  • News and Fundamental Analysis
  • The most essential electronic sources and references for trading stocks.
  • Practical apply in the Qatari market.
Date Duration Schedule Language Early Registration Regular Registration
6 October - 10 October 2024 5 days (3 hrs. for each session) Sunday - Thursday 05:00 – 08:00 P.M Arabic 1250 QAR (1 March – 28 August 2024) 1750 QAR (29 August – 25 September 2024)