Course Code: CPD0135/2021
Category
GPM: General and Professional Matters
OSH: Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
FREE: Free Course
Course Name
eLearning series: Lessons from financial crisis
Category
GPM
Date
Everyday
Time
any 4 hours
Organized by
Gala Education Company
Venue
On-line
Fee
HK$780
Introduction

Never waste a crisis. This e-class explains the underlying events that lead to the creation of 2008 financial crisis. These events appear to be isolated developments that intertwine unfortunately in a financial whirlpool, but upon closer examination they reveal consistent themes and interlinked reasons for failure.

 

Through studying these examples, managers can sharpen their senses in spotting weakness in financial decisions and enhance their awareness in market developments.

Objectives

Through this course, participants will understand:

  • the structure of Credit-default-swaps (CDS, 信用違約掉期)
  • what are Special-Purpose-Vehicle (SPV, 特殊項目機構特)
  • the collapse of Lehman Brothers
  • the story of the Lehman mini-bond (雷曼迷債)
  • the culture in investment banking
  • the role of housing market in the financial crisis
  • the process of securitization (證券化)
Contents
  • The role of CDS and housing market in the 2008 financial crisis
  • The structure of Lehman mini-bonds
  • Lehman Brothers – from boom to bust
  • The abuse in mortgage lending
  • The role of rating agencies
  • The structure of securitization and applications
  • Understanding the investment banking industry
Language

Chinese materials

Remarks

The eLearning platform of Gala Education has a user friendly interface that facilitates effective distant learning. Each of our e-class contains teaching slides and clear and succinct explanatory notes to illuminate each important concept.

 

The writers of our classes are experts in the areas of financial management, investment banking and financial products. They skillfully break down complicated financial concepts into understandable terms for audience from various backgrounds and to synthesize classic theories with the latest market developments.

 

Upon completion of the e-class, the audience will receive in mail a certificate as a record of the training activity

Registration

Please register by sending an email to eLearning@galaeducation.com, stating the e-class of interest and your contact information. We will follow up with details of payment methods and logistics.

Enquiry

Enquiry: eLearning@galaeducation.com or by phone: 9310-7127 (Dr. Kong)

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