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ACI Diploma (New Version)

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

The ACI Diploma New Version builds on the ACI Dealing Certificate and the ACI Operations Certificate, being designed to ensure that candidates acquire a superior theoretical and practical knowledge of the foreign exchange and money markets, their related instruments, environment and applications, and the linkages that exist between those markets and the practice of risk management. Candidates are expected to have acquired a solid grounding in the core subject areas and have the requisite skills in financial mathematics prior to matriculating for the ACI Diploma New Version.Those passing the ACi Diploma Exam get to use the internationally recognised professional designation, ACI Certified Market Professional (ACICMP).

The qualification is designed for:

  • Senior foreign exchange and money market dealers
  • Corporate and bank treasurers
  • Senior operations staff
Whilst recommended, there is no obligation for candidates to have passed either the ACI Dealing Certificate or ACI Operations Certificate in order to be eligible to register for the ACI Diploma examination.

There are five core subject areas:

  • Financial Markets Environment
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Rates (Money and Interest Rate Markets)
  • FICC (Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities) Derivatives
  • Financial Markets Application

Course Director

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Billy Viljoen

Billy has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets. He currently acts as a consultant to some of South Africa’s major corporate clients on treasury risk management. He has held senior positions at two of South Africa’s major financial institutions both in South Africa and New York with the most recent being director and head of FX Options sales at ABSA Capital where he was responsible for the bank’s FX structuring business across South Africa. He is considered a subject matter expert in foreign exchange derivatives Billy through his years has obtained unparalleled dynamic hedging experience as a corporate client advisor and derivative structurer to clients located across Africa, Europe and the Americas.

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