Certificate in International Treasury Management (CertITM)
The Certificate in International Treasury Management (CertITM) is a truly global qualification that provides a fundamental understanding of all aspects of corporate financial management from an international perspective. CertITM comprises stage two of the AMCT Diploma in Treasury but is also available as an individual certificate.
CertITM introduces the language and core technical concepts of treasury, integrating them in a way that is relevant and portable between roles, organisations and locations worldwide. It is a time and cost efficient way to ensure you can demonstrate a practical understanding of international treasury, its language, principles and techniques.
- Study method
Online distance learning with optional face-to-face teaching.
6 study units
- Study time
200 study hours
- Next course starts
October 2013 for exam in April 2014
- Enrolment deadlines
15 September 2013 for exam in April 2014
15 March 2014 for exam in October 2014
3 hour written multiple choice exam
- Exam date
3 April 2014
9 October 2014
- Course fees
"CertITM has assisted my career by providing an in-depth understanding of the impact of treasury and financial decisions. ACT professional qualifications demonstrate technical competence and show a commitment to personal learning and development, as well as a desire to progress your career" Mike Cusick, Group Accountant & Treasury Manager, SIG
What will you learn?
The course is broken down into 6 unique study units covering the following subjects:
Study unit 1 – The Fundamentals of Treasury
Explores the treasury function in the context of the organisation and introduces core concepts such as the time value of money.
Study unit 2 – Corporate Financial Management
Reviews core corporate finance theory, the fundamentals of decision making methodology, business valuations and capital structure and the concepts of risk, return and shareholder value.
Study unit 3 – Capital Markets and Funding
Explores core concepts of equity and debt and their associated public and private
markets. The unit also covers legal, regulatory and documentary issues and practical aspects of debt management.
Study unit 4 – Cash and Liquidity Management
Examines the context for international cash and liquidity management. The unit introduces the financial markets and cash management activities.
Study unit 5 – Risk Management
Introduces the concept of risk. Identifies a framework for managing financial risk and the key instruments used in its management.
Study unit 6 – Treasury Operations and Controls
Examines how policy, objectives and controls are established to manage treasury activity efficiently and securely.
Who should take this qualification?
CertITM is relevant to anyone who needs a core understanding of treasury in either a corporate or financial institution. It is aimed at both corporate staff working within the treasury, risk and corporate finance areas and bankers dealing with corporate lending and other services where there is a need to understand the wider issues dealt with by corporate financiers, risk managers and treasurers.