Short Duration Products Course Overview
In this Short Duration Products course, we will explore the many different mechanics, uses, and groups involved in issuing and investing in short duration products. Short duration products are widely used for investing and financing purposes. This course will dive into money market instruments and short-dated derivatives. These products are some of the most liquid products in the market. By learning about short duration products, you will open your knowledge base for careers in treasury, market making, financing, risk management, and asset management.
Short Duration Products Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the mechanics, uses, and groups involved in short duration products
- Recall the features and characteristics of money market instruments
- Identify the issuers and uses of money market instruments
- Analyze different types of short-dated derivatives and their features
Short Duration Products is an Elective Course of CFI's CMSA™ Program
CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)™ program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.
Common career paths for students who take the CMSA™ are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.
Who Should Take This CMSA™ Course?
This Short Duration Products course is perfect for anyone who would like to build up their understanding of capital markets. This course is designed to equip anyone who would like to begin their career in treasury, risk management, asset management, market making sales & trading by equipping them with the fundamental knowledge of some of the most widely traded products in the world; short duration products.