CISI – Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment was founded in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners. CISI qualifications are globally recognised by a wide range of governments and their regulators. Organisations across the world are using CISI qualifications and membership to ensure that their staff possess the practical knowledge to carry out their job roles and to meet the needs of the regulators.

Certificate in Corporate Finance

The Certificate in Corporate Finance develops the essential foundation knowledge required to work in the corporate finance sector. The syllabus explores corporate finance legislation, regulation and techniques and provides you with an understanding of how corporate finance transactions are developed to meet client needs. It is suitable for practitioners working in corporate finance and related areas, such as venture capital, who need to demonstrate a sound understanding of both the regulatory and technical aspects of the subject.

Certificate in Corporate Finance

The Certificate in Corporate Finance develops the essential foundation knowledge required to work in the corporate finance sector. The syllabus explores corporate finance legislation, regulation and techniques and provides you with an understanding of how corporate finance transactions are developed to meet client needs. It is suitable for practitioners working in corporate finance and related areas, such as venture capital, who need to demonstrate a sound understanding of both the regulatory and technical aspects of the subject.
Senior industry practitioners are closely involved in the development of the programme ensuring the exams are work related. Successful candidates can progress to the higher-level Diploma in Corporate Finance.

Global Financial Compliance

This qualification covers all the key aspects of compliance. It is globally portable, addressing international issues and reflecting the needs of a worldwide market. It can be taken as a stand-alone qualification or as part of the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC). Also, if studied with the Principles of Financial Regulation unit, candidates will be awarded the Certificate in Global Financial Compliance.
This course is suitable for all compliance staff and will be particularly useful for those working in, or wishing to work in Compliance Officer Roles.
After the completion of the course, course participants will sit a comprehensive examination, which, upon successful completion, will lead to the CISI certificate and student membership.

International Introduction to Securities and Investment

The purpose of this course is to develop essential basic knowledge required for professionals working with securities and investments. The course focuses on international markets and provides a global overview of key financial principles and products including assets and markets, equities, bonds, derivatives, investment funds, retirement planning, loans, mortgages, and life insurance.
After the completion of the course, course participants will sit a comprehensive examination, which, upon successful completion, will lead to the CISI certificate and student membership.

International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management

The wealth management industry is facing unprecedented opportunities and major challenges.  Wealth management is one of the fastest-growing areas within the financial services industry and this qualification ensures that wealth managers and advisors understand the range of assets and investment products available in the market.
The ICWIM is appropriate for staff working in private banking and wealth management roles who need to demonstrate competence through the achievement of a benchmark qualification and who want to develop a thorough understanding of how to deliver wealth management advice. Its broad focus makes it suitable for a wide audience, from new entrants to financial services, or professionals who may be interested in diversifying into wealth management.

Investment Operations Certificate

The IOC is the CISI’s most established qualification and is taken by practitioners globally to enhance their knowledge and skills of the administration and operations areas of the financial services industry. The qualification will provide you with an overview of the financial services industry and its regulation, whilst also covering technical activities which are relevant to the area in which you work.
The IOC is the first step in the CISI’s operations qualification pathway and is suitable for all staff working in, or aspiring to work in, the administration and operations areas of financial services. The qualification is increasingly used as a benchmarking tool by major banks and investment firms to ensure that staff possess practical knowledge which can be immediately applied to business activities. The IOC can be included into staff induction programmes.