Are you new to the financial world, for example because you are transitioning from another sector? And do abbreviations such as AFM, ESMA, UCITS, CDD and MiFID not yet ring a bell? This e-learning will guide you through the financial world.
Companies that are active in the financial services industry enable the transfer of assets, for example through payments and loans. They also offer products and services that allow you to either hedge or take on risk. What financial products, instruments and services exist? Which laws and regulations must financial institutions comply with? And how is the supervision of these institutions organized? After completing this e-learning you will be able to answer all of these questions.
The Financial World in a Nutshell e-learning is developed for all professionals who are new to the financial sector or who are making the transition to another part of the sector. If you want to know how your function fits into the whole, or if you want to gain more general knowledge of the sector from your specialty, this e-learning is suitable for you too.
This is a course at the HBO (higher vocational education)-level. No special prior knowledge of the financial sector or services is required.
During this e-learning you get a bird’s eye view of the financial world and learn all the basic concepts. You will gain insight into the role and operation of the financial markets and learn how the supervision of Dutch financial institutions is arranged. You will also learn about the organization of the banking, payments, insurance, pensions and securities markets, and describe financial products and services. After completing the e-learning, you know how the integrity of financial markets is monitored and you can describe the most important laws: from the Wft and MiFID to the legislation regarding the duty of care and the provision of information. Finally, you will learn about the important role ESG plays for the financial sector.
Tailored to your organization
We believe it is important that our courses have practical relevance for all participants. We are happy to customize this e-learning for you, for example by adapting the content to a certain type of financial institution. For more information on the possibilities, please contact us.
Each subject starts with a baseline measurement, which helps you determine how much you already know about the subject and what to study before taking the test. The questions in the baseline measurement are representative for the test questions.
2. Supervision and regulation.
3. Financial services and parties
4. Duty of care and disclosure
5. Integrity of financial markets
6. ESG and the financial sector
Test Financial World in a Nutshell
You can complete this course by taking a test in the learning environment. The test consists of 12 questions, 9 of which you will have to answer correctly to pass. You can also take a resit in the learning environment.
Certificate Financial World in a Nutshell
If you pass the test, you can download the certificate from the learning environment.
The ‘Financial World in a Nutshell’ course can be followed in our online learning environment, wherever and whenever it suits you. The e-learning takes on between four and eight hours to complete, depending on your previous knowledge of the financial sector.
In our online learning environment, employers can view and export the progress of individual participants via a free accessible dashboard. This gives you an overview of the participant, course and content statistics of all courses taken within your organization. If you want access to a monitoring dashboard, you can indicate this during the quotation process.