QTC Foreign Exchange

Foreign Exchange has been designed for QTC clients to provide them with some further insight into foreign exchange markets and the impacts these markets have on their everyday business.

Class discussions with practical exercises give you the opportunity to apply the techniques you learn in a real-life context. The material is presented in a precise manner and is designed for the public sector.

Topics covered

  • Foreign exchange markets and the history behind them
  • Financial market transactions and instruments, including foreign exchange spot transactions (near term settlement) and forwards (forward date settlement)
  • Key drivers of foreign exchange rates
  • Foreign exchange rate volatility
  • Managing foreign exchange exposures
  • Quoting foreign exchange rates (bid/offer)
  • Procurement case study
  • Risk appetite considerations when considering to hedging
  • Simulated exercise to consider hedging foreign exchange exposures through a procurement example
  • Profit and loss impacts on hedging or not hedging foreign exchange exposures.

Who should attend?

The workshop is designed for staff responsible for financial 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.

Outcomes

  • Foreign Exchange markets and the history behind them
  • Financial market transactions and instruments (e.g. spot and forward transactions)
  • Key drivers of foreign exchange rates
  • Foreign exchange rate volatility
  • Managing foreign exchange exposures
  • AML requirements
  • Quoting foreign exchange rates (bid/offer)
  • Procurement case study
  • Risk appetite considerations when considering to hedging and Supply Chain Solution
  • Simulated exercise to consider hedging foreign exchange exposures through a procurement example
  • Profit and loss impacts on hedging or not hedging foreign exchange exposures.

 

Further information

Please contact Olga Lubnina, Specialist, Treasury Management Advisory QTC if you have any questions.

Phone: 07 384 24625

Email: olubnina@qtc.com.au

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"The hard-earned experiences of the public servant presenters offers the advantage of a learning experience tailored to the unique culture, challenges and practices of work within the public service."

Jared Johnson

A/ Senior Strategy & Risk Officer, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services