Debt and Investment Products

Debt and Investment Products is a one-day workshop that will assist you to understand debt funding (borrowing) products and investment opportunities.

The workshop combines class discussions with practical exercises, giving you the opportunity to apply the techniques you learn in a real-life context. The material is presented in an easy-to-understand manner and contextualised for the public sector.

Topics covered

  • What is debt and how it is used
  • Defining the key features of debt: yield curves, credit spreads etc
  • Various types of debt products: discount and coupon securities etc
  • Investment objectives, risk versus reward and asset classes
  • Investment products: cash, money market securities, FRNs etc
  • QTC’s client products and liability management

Who should attend?

The workshop is designed to assist board members, chief executive officers, finance and treasury managers and staff responsible for financial and/or funding risk management. No knowledge of the topics is assumed; participants with prior experience may find the workshop useful to refresh and extend their knowledge.

The QTC Education Program is only available to Queensland Public Sector Employees (this includes employees of the Queensland Government, Queensland government departments, local governments, statutory corporations, and other entities to the extent they have an association or are related to the State of Queensland) and QTC employees. By registering for a workshop or webinar, you acknowledge that you are a Queensland Public Sector Employee. QTC/UQ reserves the right to unenroll any person that is not a Queensland Public Sector Employee or QTC employee from any workshop or webinar in the Education Program. If you are unenrolled from a workshop or webinar you will be entitled to receive a full refund of any workshop fees paid.



At the completion of the workshop participants will be able to understand:

  • The various debt funding, or borrowing, products (including those offered by QTC)
  • The various investment opportunities in the market (including those offered by QTC)
  • The risk management of the debt and investment products.

Practical exercises

Participants will examine real-life examples of the use of debt and investment product, the relatives benefits of each, how they can be structured, and how they compare to products offered by both the public and the private sector.

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Upcoming workshops

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"As the workshop is delivered by government affiliates the language and course content is related to our government environment. An enjoyable day. Great content and informative discussions."

Noelene Herbert

Clinical Change & Implementation Lead, Digital Hospital, PAH