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Length: 7 CPE credits
Start date: Inquire for additional information - United States of America

Credit Default Swaps

Credit Default Swaps (CDS): Onsite Training CourseCredit Default Swaps (CDS): Onsite Training Course

This Credit Default Swaps (CDS) training course is an in-house program offered by Global Financial Markets Institute (GFMI). This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of credit default swaps and how they are one of the many factors that have contributed to the credit crisis.

Currently, both the European sovereign debt problem and the US budget crisis have brought attention once again to CDS and it is now more important than ever to understand this concept. This training course will guide participants through the cash flows and construction of CDS, the characteristics of single name CDS, basic CDS pricing and CDS are used and applied in the markets.

This training is offered to companies and organizations as an in-house or onsite course.

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Who should attend?

This Credit Default Swaps (CDS) training course is suitable for any and all students seeking a better understanding of CDS and its principles. There are no prerequisites for this course and no preparation is necessary in advance.

Training Content

The content for this Credit Default Swaps (CDS) training course is structured as follows:

  • Credit crisis
  • Current CDS Market
  • Single name CDS
  • Basic pricing and applications
  • Risks associated with CDS
  • Investigation of credit indices

Course Outcomes and Credits

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this training course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the features and characteristics of Credit Default Swaps (CDS)
  • Apply credit default swaps
  • Explain the fundamentals of pricing and risk measures
  • Identify the risks associated with credit default swaps
  • Analyze credit indices

Course Credits

This course results in 7 CPE credits.


The cost of this Credit Default Swaps (CDS) training course is available upon request.

Provider: Global Financial Markets Institute GFMI

Global Financial Markets Institute (GFMI)

Global Financial Markets Institute (GFMI)

The Global Financial Markets Institute, Inc. (GFMI) is a NASBA certified financial training and consulting firm that was developed, managed, and staffed by Wall Street professionals. Since their beginnings in 1998, GFMI have designed and delivered creative and highly interactive training...

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