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Treasury Services offers online training courses in our online Treasury Academy platform; we can supply trainings in the traditional lecturing method; and we can tailor trainings on the basis of your questions and requirements.

You can contact us to organise trainings tailored to your needs and taught in the traditional lectoring format, but we can also create a seperate online access, specifically for your organisation, and host exactly those trainings that you require.

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Courses:

Here is an overview of our online courses (prices are excluding taxes):

  1. PreRequisites

    • Beginner level.
  2. Description

    • The Cash Management structure in a Treasury organisation is critical while looking for synergies, cost savings, optimising the risk management function and the corporate finance function.
    • This training explains how a cash management organisation can be built and how a cash management structure can be managed effectively and efficiently.
  3. Objectives

    • Have an understanding of different cash management structures with their advantages and disadvantages.
    • Have sufficient knowledge to set up or adapt a cash management structure that best fits in the organisation.
    • Can build and manage a cash management portfolio with the objective to create synergy and cost savings.
    • Can integrate inter-company finance, external finance and foreign exchange hedging from operations in the cash management portfolio with the objective to create synergy.
  4. Program Content

    • The cash management organisation.
    • Objectives.
    • The cash management network.
    • Cash pooling.
    • Cash pooling structures.
    • Location of the cash management organisation.
    • Influence from cash management for the organisation.
    • Country / region specific issues.
    • Managing the cash management organisation.
    • Liquidity management.
    • The cash management portfolio.
    • Integrating intercompany finance.
    • Integrating external finance.
    • Integrating risk management.
  5. Target Audience

    • Financial management, treasurers, cash managers, front- and back-officers, controllers, risk controllers, auditors, accountants.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in cash management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films, an online handbook with workshops included and the workouts of the workshops.
  8. Costs

    • € 490,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • Beginner level.
  2. Description

    • The training explains how to identify foreign exchange risk in your organisation and the impact on the quantification of the risk. Different kinds of foreign exchange risk are explained with different risk characteristics and the impact on the hedging process in terms of hedging instruments and hedging techniques.
  3. Objectives

    • Have sufficient knowledge to correctly identify, quantify and manage foreign exchange exposures.
    • Have an understanding of how to construct transfer prices and export prices in your business, taking into account the cost price of risk.
    • Have an understanding of the foreign exchange market and the hedging instruments that are being offered.
    • Learn to make a choice in specific situations to make the best deal for your organisation.
  4. Program Content

    • What are the basic mistakes that most organisations make while identifying, quantifying and managing foreign exchange risk.
    • Different type of transactional exposures and their characteristics.
    • Different type of translation exposures and their characteristics.
    • Hedging different type of foreign exchange exposures: what instruments and techniques.
    • How to calculate the cost price of foreign exchange risk, so you can take this in your offer calculation to your clients.
    • How can you manage the cost price for hedging foreign exchange risk.
  5. Target Audience

    • People working in treasury, front- and back-officers, controllers, risk controllers, exporters, sales people, purchasers, auditors, accountants and anyone who is active in an international market and wants to become more skilled in managing the foreign exchange risk aspects.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in foreign exchange risk management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films, an online handbook with workshops included and the workouts of the workshops.
  8. Costs

    • € 490,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • The advice is to follow the training “Foreign Exchange Risk Management" first.
  2. Description

    • The training explains foreign exchange options, what volatility is and where it can be used for, option valuations, risk sensitivities of options, market price behaviour of options and the risk control framework on options.
  3. Objectives

    • Have an understanding of the Options Market.
    • Have an understanding of the theory and the mathematics of options.
    • Can calculate Fair Values, Mark-to-Market and Risk Sensitivities of Options.
    • Have an understanding of how risk control procedures should be set up in their organization.
    • Have an understanding of Volatility and how it can be used to analyse Foreign Exchange Markets.
    • Can determine the added value of different option strategies.
    • Can make a choice in specific situations to make the best deal for his company.
  4. Program Content

    • What is a currency option.
    • Classification of options.
    • Underlying assumptions in market price behaviour.
    • What is volatility.
    • Option valuations.
    • Trading volatility.
    • Option strategies.
    • Risk control on options.
  5. Target Audience

    • People working in treasury or in a risk control function, front- and back-officers, traders, risk managers, auditors, accountants.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in risk management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films, an online handbook with workshops included and the workouts of the workshops.
  8. Costs

    • € 490,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • Expert level: good mathematical skills required. The advice is to follow the training “Foreign Exchange Risk Management” and “Foreign Exchange Options” first.
  2. Description

    • This is an advanced training about the management of structural long term foreign exchange risks (time horizon of 10 years). We will also teach the relevant topics about option theory as this is an important instrument to manage these risks.
  3. Objectives

    • Understand how to identify and quantify strategic foreign exchange risks.
    • Understand how to create hedges for strategic foreign exchange risks and how these hedges should be monitored.
    • Understand how to set up a control framework on the hedging of strategic foreign exchange risks.
  4. Program Content

    • Different type of transactional exposures.
    • Different type of translation exposures.
    • Defining strategic foreign exchange risk.
    • Principles of option valuation.
    • The “Greecs” of options.
    • Creating the strategic hedge.
    • Managing the strategic hedge.
    • Mark-to-market consequences in different situations.
    • Accounting consequences.
    • Characteristics of the strategic hedge.
    • Risk controls.
  5. Target Audience

    • Treasurers, front- and back-officers, risk managers, financial officers, auditors and accountants.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in risk management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films and an online handbook.
  8. Costs

    • € 690,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • Intermediate level: reasonable mathematical skills required.
  2. Description

    • This training explains the theory behind bond pricing, yields, and the use of different yield conventions. The basis for present valuing is explained after which the use and construction of different yield curves and the discount curve is explained. Thereafter interest rate risk management is explained.
  3. Objectives

    • Have an understanding of yields, yield conventions and interest rate markets.
    • Have an understanding of yield curves, zero-coupon curves, forward curves and discount curves.
    • Have sufficient knowledge to analyse and compare different financing instruments.
    • Can make a choice in specific situations to make the best deal for their company.
    • Have an understanding of interest rate exposures.
    • Have knowledge to quantify and manage interest rate risk exposures.
  4. Program Content

    • The importance of understanding yields.
    • Earnings conventions.
    • Price conventions.
    • Day-count conventions.
    • Compounding conventions.
    • Short-term yields.
    • Long-term yields.
    • Quoted yields versus realised yields.
    • Present Valuing.
    • Par, Zero and Forward curves.
    • The discount curve.
    • Interest rate risk.
  5. Target Audience

    • Treasurers, front- and back-officers, controllers, financial managers, risk managers, people in corporate finance functions and leasing, auditors and accountants.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in treasury management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films, an online handbook with workshops included and the workout of the workshops.
  8. Costs

    • € 490,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • Intermediate level: The advice is to follow the training “Interest Rates and Interest Rate Risk” first.
  2. Description

    • This is an extensive training covering interest rate derivatives: FRA’s, Swaps, Caps & Floors and Swaptions.
    • Derivatives have changed the way how corporates and asset-managers obtain finance and how they manage risk. Most bond issues are swap-related, structured finance deals are constructed with derivatives, corporates use derivatives to manage their interest rate exposures or lower their interest expenses, and asset-managers are using derivatives in addition to capital market products such as bonds and private placements.
  3. Objectives

    • Have an understanding of how the derivatives market works, technicalities used in the derivatives market and the market position of different market participants.
    • Have an understanding of how derivatives can benefit your organisation.
    • Being able to apply innovative derivative structures with the purpose to decrease interest expenses and / or to manage interest rate exposure.
    • Have an understanding of the concept of “Comparative Advantage” and its importance for the organisation. The participant will be learnt how the “Comparative Advantage” can be exploited to benefit the company.
    • Have an understanding of the basic mathematics for derivatives, structure and determine the cash flows of derivatives, calculate derivative exposures, calculate the credit risk of derivatives and calculate fair values of derivatives.
    • Have an understanding of the accounting and tax implications of derivatives.
    • Have an understanding of documentation issues of derivatives.
  4. Program Content

    • FRA’s: how do FRA’s work.
    • The FRA market.
    • Pricing FRA’s.
    • Futures.
    • Swaps: how do Swaps work.
    • The Swap market.
    • Swap conventions.
    • Pricing Swaps.
    • Comparative advantage and Swaps.
    • Determining Swap Value.
    • Swap Buy-outs.
    • Benefits of Swaps.
    • Determining Swap exposure.
    • Quantifying the credit risk on Swaps.
    • How banks charge for the required return on Swaps.
    • Tools for decreasing credit risk.
    • Capital requirements for Swaps.
    • Swap types.
    • Documentation of Swaps.
    • Accounting for Swaps.
    • Taxation of Swaps.
    • Overnight Index Swaps: how do OIS work.
    • Using OIS.
    • Interest Rate Options.
    • Types of options.
    • The options market.
    • Benefits of interest rate options.
    • Pricing options.
    • Option strategies and combinations.
    • Documentation of options.
    • Swaptions: how do swaptions work.
    • Embedded options.
    • Reducing interest costs.
    • Packaged Swaptions.
    • Synthetic callable debt.
  5. Target Audience

    • Financial management, treasurers, front- and back-officers, people working in corporate finance, structured finance and leasing, cash managers, asset-managers, dealers and portfolio managers from financial institutions, auditors and accountants.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in treasury management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films, an online handbook with workshops included and the workout of the workshops.
  8. Costs

    • € 1050,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • Expert level: The advice is to follow the training “Interest Rates and Interest Rate Risk” first.
  2. Description

    • The pricing of derivatives and the calculation of risks, fair value and market-to-market of financial products has changed. Dual curve bootstrapping has arrived!
    • This is an advanced training about how to construct a correct discount curve and forward interest rate curves via dual curve bootstrapping and how to use these curves in derivatives pricing and the calculation of risks, fair values and market-to-market of financial products.
  3. Objectives

    • Be aware of the recent changes in derivatives pricing and financial calculations.
    • Know how to construct a discount curve and know how to use it.
    • Know how to construct forward yield curves and know how to use them.
    • Have knowledge to set up a risk control framework for interest rate environments.
    • Acquire the skills to develop advanced interest rate risk management techniques.
  4. Program Content

    • The single curve approach.
    • Basis swap spreads.
    • Interpolation techniques.
    • Multiple curves.
    • Discount curve.
    • Forward curves.
  5. Target Audience

    • Treasurers, front- and back-officers, controllers, financial managers, risk managers, people in corporate finance functions and leasing, auditors and accountants.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has 30+ years of experience in treasury management, both with corporates and financial institutions. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films and an online handbook.
  8. Costs

    • € 750,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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  1. PreRequisites

    • Beginner level.
  2. Description

    • The training explains how to correctly identify commodity price risk and the impact on the quantification of the risk. The base metal market and the precious metal market is taken as an example. Different kinds of commodity price risk are explained with different risk characteristics, which again has an impact on the hedging process in terms of hedging instruments and hedging techniques.
  3. Objectives

    • Acquire knowledge to correctly identify, quantify and manage commodity price risks in their function.
    • Learn to calculate the actual cost of commodity transactions in specific situations.
    • Have an understanding of commodity exchanges.
    • Can make a choice in specific situations to make the best deal for his company.
    • Acquire the skills to set up a framework to become in control over commodity price risks.
  4. Program Content

    • Identifying commodity price risk.
    • Committed exposures.
    • Anticipated exposures.
    • Leasing exposures.
    • Pricing aspects.
    • Direct versus indirect risk.
    • Accounting risk.
    • Quantifying commodity price risks.
    • Foreign exchange risk on commodity exposures.
    • Base metal markets.
    • Precious metal markets.
    • Hedging commodity price risks.
  5. Target Audience

    • Purchasers of commodities, treasurers, risk managers, front- and back-officers, controllers, auditors, accountants and people involved in cost calculations for the products to be sold.
  6. Trainer

    • The trainer for this training course is Jan Vermeer. Next to being the CEO of Treasury Services, Jan has an extensive experience in commodity price risk management and in trading commodities. Here you will find the LinkedIn page of Jan Vermeer:
  7. Course Material

    • The training consists of online presentation films, an online handbook with workshops included and the workout of the workshops.
  8. Costs

    • € 490,- for 30 days access to the online training material in the Academy.
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