Virtual Classroom

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Who should attend the course?

  • New hires who have joined the firm late and missed the in-house program
  • Individuals looking to fill a knowledge gap
  • Experienced bankers looking to refresh their technical skills
  • Teams employed in financial strategy roles from non-banking corporations
  • Graduates preparing to interview for a role in the finance sector
  • Students at business school and looking for a career in finance

Course details

Analyzing and Forecasting Banks Performance

This program covers how banks make money and how their business model is represented in banks’ financial statements. Delegates analyze a real set of accounts for a case bank and forecast future performance given a set of assumptions.

 

Learning outcomes

  • How do banks make money?
  • Structure of banks’ balance sheet
  • Structure of banks’ income statement
  • Difference between accrual and fair value accounting
  • Structuring a forecasting and valuation model for a bank
  • Input historical results
  • Forecasting the loan book
  • Forecasting the trading book
  • Forecasting the funding need and mix of deposit and non-deposit funding
  • Forecasting net interest income, net fee income and trading gains
  • Forecasting loan loss impairment allowance and impairment charges
  • Forecasting operating expenses
  • Completing the income statement
  • Linking the income statement to the balance sheet
  • Reality check of forecasts: key performance ratios for banks
"I like that the public courses are supported by online training. I can learn at my own pace and time, which has helped increase my confidence in the work that I do." ~ research analyst, global financial institution

What is a Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom training is a new and highly engaging way of delivering programs remotely with enhanced levels of interactivity compared to conventional webinars. In AMT’s Virtual Classroom participants are encouraged to activate their own webcams and mics throughout the class allowing for real-time engagement, both verbal and non-verbal, with fellow participants and their trainer. Participants can also share their screens to get instant assistance in any technical exercise; just like asking the trainer to walk over and help in the classroom! We have seen a step-change in participant engagement with this new technology. The trainer’s ability to see a selection of their participants’ faces in real-time, and to react to their verbal and non-verbal cues creates a remarkably realistic classroom-like experience. For an example of the technical requirements of for our Virtual Classrooms click here.

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