The Financial Markets Academy

Cover Handbook Financial Instruments


E-learning Operations Certificate 2020 Syllabus

This E-learning course helps you to prepare for the Operations Certificate exam. The duration of this course is 60 to 80 hours. This course contains the following sections:

1. Financial Markets Environment (including Back Office)
2. Rates
3. Foreign Exchange
4. Derivatives
5. Applications
6. Extra Questions
7. Trial exam and elaborations
8. Reader Financial Instruments


The links 1 to 5 on the left-hand side lead to the theory of the different topic baskets which are included in the exam. The links 1 to 5 on the right-hand side lead to quizzes. The questions in the quizzes for each different topic baskets contain direct feedback which will be shown on your screen after after a maximum of four attempts.

The trial exam tool selects 70 questions out of a database of 200 questions and follows the same order as the official exam, i.e. 26 question about topic basket 1, 8 questions about topic basket 2 (of which 4 theoretical questions and 4 calculations) et cetera.