One Week Intensive-Applied Programme
The Applied Financial Trading Programme provides a perfect base for someone ready to embark on a career in the financial markets. It is a thorough and decisive introduction and on completion, leaves students with a solid foundation on which they can hone and improve their trading skills. The course is based specifically on Foreign Exchange (FX) and is broken down into 3 distinct categories –
- Technical Analysis,
- Fundamental Analysis and
- Trade Psychology.
Technical analysis is the study of past price movements and provides the majority of the courses’ content. Both the lecturers and the professional traders see this as the primary component of the journey towards a successful career in trading. Fundamental analysis is the study of macro-economic data and students are taught specifically how this is likely to affect the currency market. The course explains how and why news releases affect the price of currency and introduces students to the ways in which these can be traded.
During the development of both technical and fundamental techniques students are encouraged to trade using a simulation account, which allows exposure to the 3rd topic- Trade Psychology. Trade Psychology is a fundamental part of trading and is the reason why the majority of traders are unable to be consistently profitable. Tight control over risk, along with the psychology behind winning and losing trades underpin both technical and fundamental analysis as without this, good trade ideas are poorly executed.
Students who have successfully completed the one-month course will have obtained extensive technical, fundamental and psychological knowledge. Standing alone, the one-month course is a substantial step towards trading successfully.