The Advanced Institutional Trader Program

Accredited learning program & simulated trading environment

The Programme:

Knightsbridge Trading Academy in Partnership with London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Academy are proud to present an elite accredited learning opportunity for traders: The Institutional Trader Programme.

This bespoke programme is designed to provide aspirational and operating traders alike with the ability to master the skills needed to be an effective and successful trader across a range of investing disciplines. Taking place at London Stock Exchange Group headquarters next to St Paul's Cathedral and also inside Tower 42 on Old Broad St, enables full access to state of the art trading facilities and environment. London Stock Exchange is one of the world’s oldest stock exchanges, and traces its history back more than 300 years. London Stock Exchange Group was created in October 2007 when London Stock Exchange merged with Milan Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana

This programme is a unique opportunity for anyone interested in mastering the craft of trading in a variety of disciplines, exchanges and asset classes.

The opportunity presented through this programme is to jump-start or fully expand your trading career, with an accelerated learning programme of the highest value, led by world-class trading experts in a range of active investing areas. If you are looking to master the art of trading, this is a must-attend programme. Note that classes are limited to 30 participants from around the world, and attendance is therefore subject to an application and approval process. Students have the option to choose a 1 or 2 week programme
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nstitutional trader program course is accredited with 40 CPD points, in addition a CISI accreditation will be awarded in certification form, should the candidate pass the CISI examination after week one.

What you will get! 

The Institutional Trader Programme consists of two modules. Model one begins week 1 and module 2 commences in week 2

Commencing with a 5 or 10-day intensive face-to-face learning opportunity held in part the London Stock Exchange Group. This is followed by a three or six-month e-learning programme, enabling you to develop your proficiency in the key trading principles learned.

Module One week 1: 5 day education held in part at London Stock Exchange (CISI exam focused)

Module Two week 2: 5 day strategy education and simulated trading held in part at London Stock Exchange

Module Three Course follow on:
6 expert strategy video lessons, help desk support, multiple choice exams, reading materials, webinar tuition from expert tutors 

Among the resources available to you include:
Expertly built strategy videos filmed at London Stock Exchange Studios on:

• Candlestick Charting 
• Risk Management 
• Trade Management 
• Managing your Strategy 
• Hedge fund Strategies 
• Commodity Hedging 

Week 1 Section 1:
The Financial Services Industry Introduction to the financial services industry and examines the role of the industry and the main participants that are seen in financial centres around the globe.

Section 2: The Economic Environment An appreciation of some key aspects of macroeconomics is essential to an understanding of the environment in which investment services are delivered. This Section looks at some key measures of economic data and the role of central banks in management of the economy.

Section 3: Financial Assets and Markets This Section provides an overview of the main types of assets and then looks in some detail at the range of financial markets that exist, including the money markets, property and foreign exchange.

Section 4: Equities We now examine some of the main asset classes in detail, starting with equities. We begin with the features, benefits and risks of owning shares or stocks, looks at corporate actions and some of the main world stock markets and indices, and outlines the methods by which shares are traded and settled.

Section 5: Bonds A review of bonds follows which includes looking at the key characteristics and types of government and corporate bonds and the risks and returns associated with them.

Section 6: Derivatives A brief review of derivatives to provide an understanding of the key features of futures, options and swaps and the terminology associated with them.

Section 7: Investment Funds A study of the major area of investment funds or mutual funds/ collective investment schemes. The Section looks at open-ended and closed-ended funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds and private equity.

Section 8: Regulation and Ethics An understanding of regulation is essential in today’s investment industry. This Section provides an overview of international regulation and looks at specific areas such as money laundering and insider trading as well as a section on professional integrity and ethics.

Section 9: Other Financial Products Having reviewed the essential regulation covering provision of financial services, we conclude with a review of the other types of financial products, including pensions, loans, mortgages and protection products including life assurance.

Section 10: Multiple choice mock exam 

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    INFINOX is an Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorised and regulated broker, providing clients with a premium client service to trade Forex and CFDs such as Indices and Commodities. INFINOX operates through its core brand values of Integrity, Inspiration, Excellence, Ambition.

    Founded in 2009 and regulated by the FCA (FRN: 501057), INFINOX provides a premium client service to its clients from its offices in London and Shanghai. INFINOX offers an STP and ECN execution only service to clients around the world on our Global Infrastructure. Our dynamic financial product offering and competitive trading parameters and systems has earned INFINOX the reputation of being a market leading Forex Broker. "This is what we call Trading Power".

    Retail investor funds will be held in a Segregated Client Trust Account at Barclays Bank in London in accordance with FCA Client Money Regulations. As a premium client of INFINOX, you will have a personal account manager as well as the additional insurance of your funds. This means that the funds you hold at INFINOX, in our segregated client trust accounts at Barclays Bank will be insured to the value of £500,000, by participating syndicates from Lloyd's of London. An addition to the protection afforded to the retail investor by the FSCS.

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    Enquire  to join! We screen everyone with a free consultation call to understand where you are at as a filtering application process. 

    • The Institutional Trader Program

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      • This program is NOT free
      • For serious Traders Only

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    Got a burning question? It may be answered already below!

    • Why learn finance in London's financial district: London as a financial capital – The City of London, home to the LSE is a significant financial nerve centre for the world. With 400,000 people employed in this square mile of daring and eccentric architecture. the square mile of ‘The City’ accounts for nearly 8% of the UK’s total GDP. On a global scale 41% of the world’s daily foreign exchange turnover goes through The City, with more than $2,8 trillion in transactions every single day. On top of that, The City is responsible for 70% of the world’s bond trades annually. The City’s status as a financial capital is underscored by the fact that there are more American banks with offices in London than in New York.
    • Who are Knightsbridge Trading Academy: Knightsbridge Trading Academy’s sole aim is to teach students the latest strategies and mind-set, so they can work inside the financial markets with confidence, knowing we are with them every step of their journey. The Knightsbridge Trading Academy team is made up of successful financial market traders and coaches, who collectively have over 75 years of experience, and are on hand daily to teach trading enthusiasts how to trade.
    • Who are London Stock Exchange Group Academy:  LSEG Academy designs, develops and organises training programmes for the UK, Italy and the international financial markets. LSEG Academy is the Group’s own dedicated training centre, serving clients across the UK and internationally. Its mission is to help you – whether you’re a beginner or an experienced professional – develop all the skills, expertise and innovative thinking required to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving financial markets.
    • Who are the London Stock Exchange Group: London Stock Exchange (LSE) is one of the world’s oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back more than 300 years. London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) was created in October 2007 when London Stock Exchange merged with Milan Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana.