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C1504 GB CCNA - Security

C1504 - CCNA - Security

Public cible

Anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of computer network security.

Objectifs
  • Implement AAA on Cisco routers using local router database and server-based ACS or Identity Service Engine (ISE).
  • Implement firewall technologies to secure network perimeter.
  • Implement IPS to mitigate attacks on networks.
  • Secure endpoints and mitigate common Layer 2 attacks.
  • Secure communications to ensure integrity, authenticity and confidentiality.
  • Implement secure Virtual Private Networks.
  • Implement an ASA firewall configuration using the CLI and an ASA firewall configuration and VPNs using ASDM.
  • Test network security and create a technical security policy.
Prérequis

Succesful completion of the module «  CCNA - routing and switching essentials » (1501E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

Notes

Weekday evenings from 18:00 - 20:00 (Theory) and Saturday mornings from 9:00 - 13:00 (Labs). No reduced price for unemployment possible.

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C1510 GB CCNP Routing and Switching: Routing

C1510 - CCNP Routing and Switching: Routing

Public cible

Anyone wishing to develop an in-depth understanding and theoretical knowledge of advanced routing and switching.

Objectifs
  • Implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network.
  • Plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions, using a range of routing protocols in IPv4 and IPv6 environments.
  • Configurate secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers.
  • Reinforce configuration skills.
Prérequis

Succesful completion of the module «  CCNA - connecting networks » (1503E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

Notes

Weekday evenings from 18:00 - 20:00 (Theory) and Saturday mornings from 9:00 - 13:00 (Labs). No reduced price for unemployment possible.

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C1601 GB Creating web pages with HTML and CSS

C1601 - Creating web pages with HTML and CSS

Public cible

Anyone wishing to create or edit modern, easy to use websites, who has no knowledge of HTML or cascading style sheets (CSS). To learn how to create web pages to create and the pages locally and to get the knowledge of standard html5 and the WAI standards.

Objectifs
  • Understand the language in which web pages are created.
  • Understand the basic structure of web pages.
  • Build a system of web pages. Understand and create link connections between them.
  • Write a proper source code for the created websites, using only text editors.
  • Insert texts, images, lists. Create menus with links to other web pages.
  • Understand the concept of user-friendly web pages.
  • Understand and use the semantics of HTML.
  • Create web pages using cascading style sheets (CSS).

 

Prérequis

None. However, it is recommended to complete the module « Organisational, legal and technical basics of the Internet» (C1600) or «Introduction to programming» (C1610) prior to enroll to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

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C2002 GB Accounting for non-accountants

C2002 - Accounting for non-accountants

Public cible

Anyone wishing to read and to understand annual financial statements, to become familiar with the accounting vocabulary and to learn the accounting mechanisms (e.g. lawyers, legal counsels, store and retail managers, secretaries, etc.).

Objectifs
  • Get familiar with the accounting vocabulary and the legal and regulatory background.
  • Understand the accounting mechanisms.
  • Comprehend the logic links between the main documents: balance sheet, profit and loss accounts, accounting journals, account balance, etc.
  • Discover the accounting principles.
  • Understand the logic of amortisation, accounting provisions and booking value.
  • Acquire notions to assess balance sheets.
  • Read financial statements: balance sheet, profit and loss and notes to the accounts.
Prérequis

None.

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C2014 GB Advanced level of fund accounting Luxembourg Fr

C2014 - Advanced level of fund accounting

Public cible

Anyone wishing to apply and to develop their technical knowledge in fund accounting.

Objectifs
  • Review the most used financial instruments, their specificities, valuation and impact on the NAV calculation.
  • Gain a deeper knowledge of the operations on shares (corporate actions).
  • Consider the different types of classes of Funds' shares/units (distribution, capitalisation, hedge, etc.).
  • Understand the process of Funds' dividend distribution (calculation, registration and settlement).
  • Manage the liquidation of classes of shares/units and compartment of Funds.
  • Gain deep understanding of the specificities of the Fund NAV calculation subject to its portfolio, charges/fees, Fund type, etc.
  • Find out the performance fees: estimation, provision, crystallisation, equalisation, etc.
  • Find out other specificities such as «swing prices», «draw down», «Private Equity & Real Estate Funds», etc.
Prérequis

Successful completion of the module "Introduction to fund accounting" (C2013E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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C2014 GB 18:30 - 21:00 8 mars 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Fr pri. 2019
C3001 GB Overview of Luxembourg company law

C3001 - Overview of Luxembourg company law

Public cible

Anyone currently working or looking for a new position within a credit institution, fiduciary or related services provider, individuals wishing to expand their practical knowledge in Luxembourg Corporate Law or anyone interested in the functioning of company law in Luxembourg.

Objectifs
  • Identify the key features of the different corporate entities in Luxembourg. Partnerships and capital companies.
  • Learn more about some specificities of the Luxembourg Company Law such as the business permit.
  • Identify the key features of S.A. and S.à r.l. as well as their similitudes and differences.
  • Being able to prepare the relevant documentation for the setting up of a S.A. or a S.à r.l.
  • Understand the decision making process and identify the relevant documentation to be drafted.
  • Identify the different means of financing of a S.A. and a S.à r.l. and the Corporate Law implications.
  • Understand the meaning of corporate tax residency and its application to Corporate Law.
  • Implementing the most relevant means of company winding up (liquidation).
Prérequis

None. However it is recommended to complete the module « General accounting : current operations » (C2001E) or « Accounting for non-accountants » (C2002E) prior to enroling to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

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C3047 GB Individual income tax

C3047 - Individual income tax

Public cible

Anyone wishing to understand the basic mechanisms of individual taxation for professional or personal reasons.

Objectifs
  • Get an overview of general basic principles governing individual taxation.
  • Learn the computation mechanism of taxable income.
  • Define the different categories of income and explain the computation of the net income in each category (commercial profit, profit from agriculture and forestry, are not covered by this course).
  • Be familiar with provisions reducing the taxable basis : special expenses, extraordinary charges and allowances.
  • Know how to compute personal income tax.
  • Understand the concept of tax residency from a national and international point of view as well as the related consequences.
  • Be aware of administrative procedures and tax claims.
  • Analyse taxpayers' situations in order to determine a potential tax compliance obligation and/or option.
Prérequis

None.

Notes

Candidates must attend at least 10 sessions in order to be allowed to sit the exam.

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C3048 GB Value added tax

C3048 - Value added tax

Public cible

Anyone wishing to understand the mechanisms of VAT.

Objectifs
  • Understand the general history and mechanisms of VAT.
  • Learn the 5 major concepts of VAT : the taxable person, the taxable operation, the place of supply, exemption and the person responsible for VAT.
  • Distinguish between the supply of goods and the supply of services.
  • Understand the principal VAT exemptions and VAT rates in Luxembourg.
  • Understand concepts linked to the person responsible for VAT, including the chargeable event and taxable basis.
  • Understand the processes for VAT recovery.
  • Learn how VAT applies domestically or across borders, including on particular transactions : sale of goods, Real Estate and Financial Services.
  • Description of the administrative procedures and compliance obligations related to VAT.
Prérequis

None.

Notes

Candidates must attend at least 10 sessions in order to be allowed to sit the exam.

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C3049 GB Corporate income tax

C3049 - Corporate income tax

Public cible

Anyone wishing to learn the basic principles of direct taxes for corporations and partnerships in Luxembourg.

Objectifs
  • Get to know the basic rules of the corporate income tax and the taxpayers subject to this tax.
  • Get to know the basic rules of the municipal business tax and the taxpayers subject to this tax.
  • Get to know the basic rules of the net wealth tax and the taxpayers subject to this tax.
  • Understand the differences between accounting results and the tax result, and more specifically the  application of the participation exemption regime.
  • Be aware of tax neutrality mechanisms in case of the restructuring of companies.
  • Learn about the tax unity regime.
  • Understand the concept of dividend distributions, hidden capital contributions and the consequences  of withholding tax.
  • Get an overview of the administrative procedure and compliance matters.
Prérequis

Previous knowledge of accounting and tax law is recommended.

Notes

Candidates must attend at least 10 sessions in order to be allowed to sit the exam.

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C3050 GB International taxation

C3050 - International taxation

Public cible

Beginners of tax advisory firms and tax practitioners who aim to develop a good understanding of international taxation.

Objectifs
  • Understand the principles of international taxation.
  • Learn about the taxation of residents and non-residents under Luxembourg domestic tax law.
  • Be aware of forms and reasons of double taxation and understand the role of tax treaties as a means to avoid double taxation.
  • Learn about the taxation of specific kinds of income : interest, dividend, capital gain and intellectual property rights.
  • Know about the applicability of tax treaties and learn to analyse taxing rights allocated under the OECD Model Convention as well as triangular tax cases in a tax treaty context.
  • Understand the methods for elimination of double taxation.
  • Be aware of tax aspects of extraordinary transactions such as mergers.
  • Get an overview of the Special provisions of the OECD Model Convention and get acquainted with international tax planning.
Prérequis

None. However it is recommended to complete the module "Corporate income tax" (C3049E) prior to enroling to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

Notes

Candidates must attend at least 10 sessions in order to be allowed to sit the exam.

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C3055 GB Legal framework for the protection of personal data and its challenges

C3055 - Legal framework for the protection of personal data and its challenges

Public cible

Anyone in charge of informing management, making recommendations, advising employees on the data protection rules to be respected and verifying that the relevant obligations are complied with.

Objectifs
  • Knowing the key legislative texts.
  • Understanding the practical implications of the main principles of personal data protection: lawfulness and fairness, transparency, integrity and confidentiality, accountability, data protection by design and by default.
  • Knowing the different stages of compliance with the GDPR as well as the time required to implement them and integrate the components of the proof of conformity.
  • Being able to map the processing to secure the processing circuits and the personal data.
  • Understanding the apportionment of liability between the different actors in the personal data processing chain and identify the personal data processor.
  • Informing data subjects (principle of transparency).
  • Understanding the issues and risks of national and international data transfers and how to ensure the security of these transfers at the contractual level.
  • Understanding contractual compliance: study of the various clauses to be used for the protection of personal data (information, consent, processing of personal data on behalf of the controller, general compliance of suppliers, employment contracts) and understanding of the limitation of liability limitation clauses.
  • Understanding the rights of the data subjectand the limits within which those rights can be exercised.
  • Understanding the principle of free and unambiguous consent and recognizing situations in which it is not necessary to obtain such consent (performance of a contract, unsolicited electronic communications).
Prérequis

None.

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C3056 GB Project Design: Data protection Best-practices

C3056 - Project Design: Data protection Best-practices

Public cible

Anyone willing to train on personal data management or improve its practices, at the level of an organization, a department or a specific service.

Objectifs
  • Identify the points of attention relating to the protection of personal data.
  • Formulate the right questions.
  • Search information.
  • Choose the right tools.
  • Put the most appropriate tools in place.
  • Acquire the good reflexes.
Prérequis

None. However, it is recommended to complete the module « Legal framework for the protection of personal data and its challenges » (C3055E) prior to enroling to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

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C5036 GB Self confidence

C5036 - Self confidence

Public cible

Anyone wishing to understand the mechanism of self-confidence through the analysis of their internal way of functioning when facing not only various events but also different people. This course will permit you to turn restrictive emotions of doubt and negativity into energizing and positive emotions.

Objectifs
  • Define self confidence.
  • Identify the levels of self confidence.
  • Know the limitations of self confidence and know how to identify and respond them.
  • Understand what is holding you back from projects and desires realisation.
  • Understand the source of shyness.
  • Learn how to overcome fear of failure.
  • Be comfortable at every moment and in all circumstances.
  • Have a positive self-image and learn how to transform negative perceptions into positive ones.
Prérequis

None

Notes

It is crucial to follow the sessions in order to pass the exam.

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C5063 GB Introduction to non-verbal communication

C5063 - Introduction to non-verbal communication

Public cible

Anyone willing to learn the basic mechanisms of non-verbal communication and wishing to understand the impact of non-verbal language in their personal and professional lives as well as to learn how to interpret the non-verbal language of others both in and out of the workplace.

Objectifs
  • Evaluate the importance of non-verbal language in the interpersonal communication.
  • Understand your own non-verbal language - what is its impact on others?
  • Read the non-verbal language of the other people : what is its impact on your relationships and goals?
  • Distinguish truth from falsehood using non-verbal communication cues.
  • Analyse body language in all circumstances.
  • Adapt your gestures to different contexts in order to better control your image.
  • Learn how to highlight your personality (clothing, colors etc.) and how to effectively make use of space.
Prérequis

None.

Notes

It is crucial to follow the sessions in order to pass the exam

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C5066 GB Awareness raising and communication

C5066 - Awareness raising and communication

Public cible

Anyone willing to develop their knowledge and practices in raising awareness to employees from various departments, to communicate constructively and in a way that involves employees in continuous improvement and compliance with, in particular, standards or regulations, and report to high management or supervisory authorities.

Objectifs
  • Characterise a communication situation.
  • Understand the component and specifications of different types of communication.
  • Analyse a communication situation.
  • Gather information, use and develop communication tools relevant to the context.
  • Design and develop awareness actions.
  • Give constructive feedback.
  • Manage to mobilise the group.
Prérequis

None.

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C6049 GB Audit and Compliance

C6049 - Audit and Compliance

Public cible

Professionals willing to know how to design and implement a proper enterprise risk management system with a focus on governance, and key internal control functions approach and tools.

Objectifs
  • Identify the key rules of a proper enterprise governance.
  • Approach the international standards in matter of risk assessment.
  • Know how to implement a proper enterprise risk management system.
  • Develop key tools for a tailored-made a risk based approach.
  • Know how to design and communicate a control program.
  • Know how to design a Data Privacy Impact Assessment (DPIA).
Prérequis

None. However it is recommended to have good knowledge of any kind of legislative module.

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C6052 GB Introduction to alternative investments

C6052 - Introduction to alternative investments

Public cible

Available soon

Objectifs

 

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C7000 GB Overview on the logistics sector

C7000 - Overview on the logistics sector

Public cible

Anyone currently active in the sector wishing to establish his / her understanding of the sector and to take advantage of the possibilities of internal mobility to develop his or her job, or anyone considering retraining in this sector.

Objectifs
  • Learn about the origin, the evolution and the scope of the logistics core-concept.
  • Define the components of this sector, its challenges and its opportunities in Luxembourg.
  • Get an overview on the logistics functions: supply, production, distribution and demand management.
  • Identify the jobs and the profiles opportunities.
  • Understand the organizations and types of logistics companies: logistics and transport, industrial logistics, health services, events, etc.
  • Understand the concept of operations management, warehouse management and transportation management.
  • Use the English and French specific vocabulary.
Prérequis

None.

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C7004 GB The basic guide to exporting or importing Luxembourg Sa

C7004 - The basic guide to exporting or importing

Public cible

Anyone wishing to acquire knowledge and develop skills on the management of import or export operations from the commercial and technical point of view, in order to get started. Finance Department / Executives and Employees. Sales Management Department / Executives and Employees. Sales or Sourcing Department / Executives and Employees.

Objectifs
  • Understanding the fundaments of export ou import operations to increase your chances of success.
  • Mastering the basics of Incoterms® to know when and how to use them.
  • Building an efficient export (or import) marketing plan to identify your potential clients (or suppliers).
  • Delivering/receiving your order and making sure to be properly insured.
  • Understanding the main components of an (export or import) customs declaration.
  • Issuing knowingly a proper invoice and securing the international payments.
  • Understanding the main export/import documentation.
  • Keeping a watch on recent trends.
Prérequis

None.

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C7004 GB 09:00 - 14:00 16 mars 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Detail pri. 2019
C7005 GB The basics of customs clearance Luxembourg Sa

C7005 - The basics of customs clearance

Public cible

Anyone willing to acquire knowledge and develop skills on the management of import or export operations (technical, administrative, commercial, legal, human, financial aspects).

Objectifs
  • Understanding the Customs (role and process).
  • Mastering the fundaments of Incoterms.
  • Using the Incoterms® properly, by mastering their advantages and limits.
  • Understanding the main components of an (export or import) customs declaration.
  • Determining the fundamental triangle Code-Origin-Value.
  • Choosing the right customs status for the exported/imported goods.
  • Choosing the appropriate customs procedure.
  • Understanding the main export/import documents.
Prérequis

None.

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C7005 GB 09:00 - 14:00 9 mars 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Detail pri. 2019

Seminars :

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S1050 GB Hedge Funds 16th and 17th May 2019

S1050 - Hedge Funds

Durée

2 jours

Public cible

This program is dedicated to professionals of the financial markets : traders, back/middle office, risk managers, accountants, compliance officers, etc.

Objectifs
This program aims to present the features of hedge funds activities, and more generally, of alternative invesment : rationale, underlyings and asset classes, investment styles and related risks including many real market examples and exercises.
Description

  • Alternative vs traditional investment.
  • Hedge funds, as an alternative investment vehicle; main features.
  • The theoritical background; alpha vs beta source of profit.
  • Hedge funds assets allocations.
  • Hedge funds use of financial instruments & derivatives.
  • Hedge funds styles.
  • Hedge funds performance & risks.
  • Funds of hedge funds.

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S1069 GB Investment funds in Luxembourg 17th and 18th September 2019

S1069 - Investment funds in Luxembourg

Durée

2 jours

Public cible

This seminar is for people who want to understand investment funds and their importance for Luxembourg.

Objectifs
This seminar aims to provide the basis for understanding the mechanisms of operation investment funds, as well as the importance of this industry for the Luxembourg financial center. It also gives elements of understanding on management and distribution of investment funds.
Description

  • Investment funds :
    • funds characteristics ;
    • different types of funds ;
    • interest of investment funds.
  • Investment funds administration :
    • fund accounting ;
    • net asset value computation ;
    • register of shareholders.
  • Fund management :
    • portfolio management ;
    • respect of the objectives ;
    • performance and risk.
  • Investment funds distribution :
    • distributors ;
    • prospectus ;
    • KIID.
  • The place of Luxembourg :
    • importance of investment funds ;
    • evolution of the Place ;
    • perspectives.

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S1183 GB Sage BOB 50 - Introduction course 4th and 5th June 2019

S1183 - Sage BOB 50 - Introduction course

Durée

Public cible

Users or potential users of Sage Bob 50.

Objectifs
This seminar aims to acquire the general logic of the computerized accounting software SAGE BOB 50, to master the main functions thanks to theoretical exercices and the study of practical cases on computer in order to know the tips to optimize the encoding of accounting documents.
Description

  • Approach to Excel.
  • Know the tricks to optimize the encoding speed of accounting documents.
  • Programme.
  • General Accounting.
  • Logic Base.
  • Facilities and booking.
  • Operations start / end of year.
  • Management of currency.
  • VAT declaration, annual listing.
  • Intrastat.
  • Matching.
  • Balance Sheet.
  • Income statements.
  • Client reminder payment.
  • Case Study.
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    S1192 GB Advanced Lux GAAP : mastering the fundamentals 10th and 17th May 2019

    S1192 - Advanced Lux GAAP : mastering the fundamentals

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at professionals looking for a training that provides a working knowledge on accounting and F/S under Lux GAAP.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to give a comprehensive review of Lux GAAP, based on a detailed analysis of its local sources. The purpose is to deal more efficiently with a principles-based set of accounting rules where a detailed guidance is not easily accessible (legal commentaries being in French only) and its lacking for certain items.
    Description

    • The real meaning of "Lux GAAP".
    • The legal framework, i.e. accessing and understanding :
      • the commercial law ("Code de Commerce") ;
      • the current amended version of the applicable laws and grand-ducal regulations on the annual accounts and on the consolidated annual accounts;
      • the regulations on the Standard Chart of Accounts ("Plan comptable normalisé") and on the electronic filing of the annual accounts.
    • Comprehensive study of the classic Lux GAAP (with illustrative examples) :
      • the balance sheet and its components ;
      • the profit and loss account and its components ;
      • the (possible) other statements ;
      • presentation and disclosure of information in the financial statements.
    • The alternative use of the IFRS or of the "Lux GAAP at fair value"(legal options). 
    • The use of other GAAP in Luxembourg (legal departure).

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    S1204 GB Advanced Lux GAAP : complex accounting treatments and financial reporting disclosures 28th June 2019

    S1204 - Advanced Lux GAAP : complex accounting treatments and financial reporting disclosures

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at professionals having an understanding of Lux GAAP (see training S1192) and willing to develop their knowledge.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to provide workable solutions derived from the local accounting practice (including the "plan comptable normalisé" or PCN) or from other GAAP (insofar the latter can be adapted to the Luxembourg GAAP). It includes exercices or illustrative materials on the accounting treatment and on the annual accounts' disclosure.
    Description

    • Analysis of selected balance-sheet items :
      • rights in immovable property (the "droits réels immobiliers") ;
      • finance lease ;
      • specific value adjustments on shares ;
      • optional use of fair-value of non-financial assets ;
      • optional use of fair-value of financial assets ;
      • provision for pension ;
      • specific issues with revenue recognition ;
      • foreign currency translation versus transactions ;
      • deferred taxes.
    • Analysis of selected notes to the annual accounts :
      • rights and commitments ;
      • related parties' transactions.

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    S1212 GB AML in the financial sector 13th November 2019

    S1212 - AML in the financial sector

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at all professionals working in the financial sector in Luxembourg.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to enhance and reinforce participants' understanding and interpretation of anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing obligations, ensuring an in-depth appreciation of the legal and regulatory requirements as well as their real-world application.
    Description

    • Refresher on the principles of AML/CTF :
      • important definitions ;
      • different types of predicate offences ;
      • mechanisms.
    • Regulatory framework :
      • International - European - Luxembourgish ;
      • 4th AML directive ;
      • tax fraud.
    • Professional obligations :
      • KYC-CDD ;
      • ongoing monitoring ;
      • document retention/internal organisation ;
      • cooperation with authorities.
    • Sanctions.
    • New developments :
      • adoption of 4th directive in Luxembourg ;
      • beneficial owners' registers ;
      • PEPs.

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    S1215 GB Essentials of financial derivative instruments 18th and 19th September 2019

    S1215 - Essentials of financial derivative instruments

    Durée

    Public cible

    This program is dedicated to professionals of the financial markets : traders, back/middle office, risk managers, accountants, compliance officers, etc.

    Objectifs
    This program aims to present the features, risks and uses of financial derivatives for non practitioners, in a clear, practical way with numerous real market examples.
    Description

    • General about derivatives instruments and markets :
      • OTC market vs exchanges ; 
    • Introducing forward products : 
      • futures and forwards on stock indexes ;
      • IRS swaps ;
      • options on stocks and stock indexes ;
      • bonds & interest rates ;
      • currencies ;
    • Commodities :
      • principle & main uses (hedging , speculative trading).
    • Credit derivatives :
      • the default risk concept and measure ;
      • contractual aspects (ISDA).
    • Products :
      • CDS, TRS.

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    S1217 GB Securities financing 3rd and 4th June 2019

    S1217 - Securities financing

    Durée

    Public cible

    All people who need to understand these products (difficulty level: medium).

    Objectifs
    This seminar enables you to understand all important aspects of repos and equally, the securities borrowing and lending and the collateral management. Basic knowledge of banking transactions is required. The practical exercise will validate your skills.
    Description

    • Repurchase agreement :
      • Understand repo transactions ;
      • Identify the crisis effects ;
      • Repo's impacts on the banking industry ;
      • Differentiate the OTC and stock-exchange (Eurex) markets ;
      • Identify the contracts between parties (stock-exchange or GMRA) .
    • Collateral management :
      • Understand collateral eligibility ;
      • Be able to calculate a margin call ;
      • Understand the collateral « reuse » functionalities ;
      • Corporate actions handling on collateral ;
      • Collateral substitution ;
      • Understand repo trade lifecycle.
    • Securities borrowing and lending :
      • Understand securities borrowing and lending operations ;
      • Identify contracts between parties (stock-exchange or GMSLA) ;
      • Identify similarities and differences between repos, securities borrowing and lending transactions ;
      • Collateral management.
    • Tripartite securities financing transactions.
    • Repo practical exercise : 
      • repo transaction simulation.

    Notes

    Plan a long training day!

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    S1222 GB Risk management : a structured overview 9th and 10th October 2019

    S1222 - Risk management : a structured overview

    Durée

    Public cible

    Financial sector professionals and everyone interested in risk management.

    Objectifs
    The seminar aims to provide a structured overview of the main categories of risk facing a bank, an investment fund or any other entity engaging in financial sector activities, by building on theory through actual model prototypes and case studies.
    Description

    • Risk taxonomy and governance :
      • identifying main categories of risk ;
      • three lines of defense (3LoD) model.
    • Credit risk :
      • introduction to credit risk modelling ;
      • counterparty credit risk ;
      • concentration risk.
    • Market risk :
      • value at risk ;
      • expected shortfall.
    • Interest rate risk :
      • earnings vs. economic value perspective ;
      • repricing Gaps ;
      • duration of equity.
    • Liquidity risk :
      • asset liquidity vs. funding liquidity ;
      • liquidity coverage ratio ;
      • net stable funding ratio ;
      • intraday liquidity risk.
    • FX risk :
      • transaction risk ;
      • translation risk ;
      • economic risk.
    • Operational risk :
      • event types overview ;
      • governance aspects ;
      • impact of new technologies.
    • Stress testing :
      • stress test taxonomy ;
      • reverse stress testing.

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    S1223 GB Pricing, valuation of derivative products 4th November 2019

    S1223 - Pricing, valuation of derivative products

    Durée

    Public cible

    This program is dedicated to professionals of the financial markets : traders, back/middle office and risk managers.

    Objectifs
    This program aims evidencing in a clear way, without focusing on pure mathematical developments, the fundamentals of derivatives prices, hypotheses and limits of usual methodologies, with real market examples.
    Description

    • Fundamental principles and tools for valuing derivative products :
      • the major role of the yield curve and corresponding forward prices.
    • Pricing/valuation of unconditional derivatives (forwards , futures , swaps) :
      • on stocks and stock indexes ;
      • bonds & interest rates ;
      • currencies ;
      • commodities.
    • Pricing/valuation of conditional derivatives (options) :
      • in a contingent environment ("random walk" , volatility) ;
      • on stocks and stock indexes ;
      • bonds & interest rates ;
      • currencies.
    • Pricing/valuation of credit derivatives.

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    S1226 GB Advanced risk management (case studies) 19th September 2019

    S1226 - Advanced risk management (case studies)

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar aims at all those working in areas such as trading, risk management, accounting, audit, etc.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims illustrating notable, real, risk management cases that have taken place over the last years. The study and analysis of each case will provide the participants with a concrete understanding of the do and don't do lessons in the several fields of market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, etc.
    Description

    • Barings Bank :
      • lessons in rogue trading and organization of the risk management function.
    • Orange County :
      • a notable case of market risk management failure in a public financial entity.
    • Long Term Capital Management :
      • the various risks (market, credit, liquidity, model) inherent in the activity of a sophisticated hedge fund. 
    • Northern Rock :
      • the credit and liquidity risks implied in an innovative lending business model.
    • Bear Stearns : 
      • a severe misjudgment of liquidity risk.
    • Herstatt and KfW :
      • history repeating in settlement risk.

    Notes

    Participants are asked to bring a calculator.

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    S1227 GB Repo and collateral management 17th and 18th October 2019

    S1227 - Repo and collateral management

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar aims at all those working in professional areas such as trading, risk management, accounting, audit, etc.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims providing you with a thorough understanding of repos, securities lending and collateral management. Particular attention will be given to the crucial role of collateral in the current financial markets.
    Description

    • Introduction to the repo instrument.
    • Types of repo. 
    • Uses of repos in the money markets and in the capital markets. 
    • Triparty repos and CCPs.
    • Collateral management.
    • The margining process.
    • Exercises.
    • Securities lending. 
    • Legal documentation: the role of the GMRA and GMSLA.
    • Regulation impacting repos and securities lending.
    • Overview of the markets for repos and securities lending.
    • Asset encumbrance.
    • Introduction to ECB operations.
    • Case studies.

    Notes

    Participants are asked to bring a calculator in order to solve some exercises and analyse cases studies.

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    S1235 GB Introduction to portfolio allocation 26th and 27th September 2019

    S1235 - Introduction to portfolio allocation

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is targeting wealth managers, conducting officers of Man.Cos, fund directors, etc.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims at teaching the participants how to calculate a portfolio allocation in a simple way in practice, based on real life data. It further aims at critically analyse the efficiency of the allocation methods and present those mostly used by professionals.
    Description

    • Understand theoretical concepts of portfolio allocation.
    • Understand the modern portfolio theory framework.
    • Understand different types of allocations with respect to performance objectives.
    • Calculate correlation matrixes and portfolio volatilities.
    • Optimise a portfolio allocation based on different criteria.
    • Understand the limitations of traditional approaches.
    • Implement remedy solutions through practical exercises.

    Notes

    The seminar can also be of interest for IT professionals and private investors as it is conceived as a workshop on the basis of examples worked out on MS XLS worksheets.

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    S1236 GB Introduction to alternative investments 11th and 12th November 2019

    S1236 - Introduction to alternative investments

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is targeting lawyers, compliance officers & RM, auditors, fund managers & directors in AI.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims at giving the participants a global view of alternative investments and thoroughly introducing their specific investment and risk management techniques. Participants will learn to distinguish their specific use in a global portfolio allocation.
    Description

    • Understand definitions and concepts of alternative investments.
    • Understand the concepts of hedge fund, private equity and real estate and their use in portfolio management.
    • Understand the major investment methods and their characteristics :
      • hedge funds: long/short positions, arbitrage and leverage - "relative value", "event driven" and opportunistic strategies ;
      • private equity: closings, commitments & capital calls - "venture capital", "buy out" or  "development" strategies ;
      • real estate: land, residential and commercial real estate - "core", "value add" and "opportunistic" strategies.
    • Understand risks specific to alternative investments and approach how to manage them. 

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    S1237 GB Company valuation 19th and 20th December 2019

    S1237 - Company valuation

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is targeting investors, fund directors and managers, accountants and auditors in the PE field.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims at teaching the participants how to use professional company valuation methods with the help of practical examples drawn from real life. After reviewing the « best practices » of the financial industry, the participants will themselves have the opportunity to implement the taught methods on a real case.
    Description

    • Know the professional valuation standards.
    • Understand definitions and basic concepts.
    • Understand the principles of the different valuation methods.
    • Be able to use the various methods on a practical example.
    • Be able to interpret and compare the results.

    Notes

    This seminar may also be of interest for entrepreneurs and business owners who envisage to buy or sell a business, as it is conceived as a hands-on workshop.

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    S1241 GB MiFID II - Module 1 : General principles of financial markets 4 et 5 juin 2019

    S1241 - MiFID II - Module 1 : General principles of financial markets

    Durée

    Public cible

    The persons concerned by this training programme are people giving investment advice and/or providing information on financial instruments, investment services or, ancillary services to clients on behalf of a professional, or for their own account, under the prudential supervision of the CSSF.

    Objectifs

    This training aims to acquire the knowledge and competence related to the criteria described in the CSSF circular 17/665 with regards to the ESMA Guidelines for the assessment of knowledge and competence.

    At the end of this training, the participants will be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary knowledge and competence to fulfil their obligations under Articles 24 and 25 of MiFID II.

    Description

    • Economy :

      • macroeconomics: theories, definitions, concepts ;
      • Economic environment and globalisation ;
      • Financial Information (s): understanding, interpretation.
    • Events, indicators, impacts :
      • the main indicators (GDP, CPI, PMI...): typology, characteristics, interpretation ;
      • interdependence of economic cycles and financial markets ;
      • crises, conflicts, etc.
    • Financial markets :
      • typology of financial markets ;
      • interest rates: creation, evolution, influence ;
      • equity markets: capitalization, sectors, cyclical values.
    • Evolutions, psychology, analysis :
      • market efficiency: sensitivity ;
      • psychology of the markets ;
      • analysis: fundamental, technical.

     

    Notes

    Certificate of participation and of achievement per module, or for the complete programme where applicable. Exam included.

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    S1242 GB MiFID II - Module 2 : Portfolio management and financial instruments 18 et 19 juin 2019

    S1242 - MiFID II - Module 2 : Portfolio management and financial instruments

    Durée

    Public cible

    The persons concerned by this training programme are people giving investment advice and/or providing information on financial instruments, investment services or, ancillary services to clients on behalf of a professional, or for their own account, under the prudential supervision of the CSSF.

    Objectifs

    This training aims to acquire the knowledge and competence related to the criteria described in the CSSF circular 17/665 with regards to the ESMA Guidelines for the assessment of knowledge and competence.

    At the end of this training, the participants will be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary knowledge and competence to fulfil their obligations under Articles 24 and 25 of MiFID II.

    Description

    • Financial instruments: characteristics and valuation :
      • equities: specifics, quotation, indicators ;
      • bonds: typology, rates, ratings ;
      • derivatives: typology, pricing, use ;
      • structured products: definition, examples ;
      • investment funds: typology, specificities.
    • Markets and operations: introduction :
      • stock exchanges and regulated markets ;
      • marketplaces and OTC markets ;
      • operations: from customer's instruction to posting.
    • Portfolio Management :
      • theory and reality(ies) ;
      • portfolio management strategies: active management, passive management, management styles, tactics, and other methods ;
      • diversification.
    • Tools and Limitations of Portfolio management :
      • objectives and constraints ;
      • communicating with the customer ;
      • comparisons and their limits: performance, indices, risk.

    Notes

    Certificate of participation and of achievement per module, or for the complete programme where applicable. Exam included.

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    S1243 GB MiFID II - Module 3 : Investment products 24 et 25 septembre 2019

    S1243 - MiFID II - Module 3 : Investment products

    Durée

    Public cible

    The persons concerned by this training programme are people giving investment advice and/or providing information on financial instruments, investment services or, ancillary services to clients on behalf of a professional, or for their own account, under the prudential supervision of the CSSF.

    Objectifs

    This training aims to acquire the knowledge and competence related to the criteria described in the CSSF circular 17/665 with regards to the ESMA Guidelines for the assessment of knowledge and competence.

    At the end of this training, the participants will be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary knowledge and competence to fulfil their obligations under Articles 24 and 25 of MiFID II.

    Description

    • Investment products :
      • characteristics of the products offered ;
      • risk(s)-carrying elements ;
      • tax issues and their impacts.
    • Cost structures :
      • costs, fees and taxes related to products ;
      • costs, fees and taxes related to service delivery ;
      • transparency of costs and reporting obligations.
    • Documentation of investment products :
      • financial information and prospectuses ;
      • KIIDS, PRIIPS ;
      • analyzing and understanding available information.
    • Investment products and clients :
      • adequacy of investment products: client knowledge vs knowledge of client ;
      • market access: structures, risks, constraints ;
      • costs: details, limits, decisions

    Notes

    Certificate of participation and of achievement per module, or for the complete programme where applicable. Exam included.

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    S1244 GB MiFID II - Module 4 : Risks and performance 8 et 9 octobre 2019

    S1244 - MiFID II - Module 4 : Risks and performance

    Durée

    Public cible

    The persons concerned by this training programme are people giving investment advice and/or providing information on financial instruments, investment services or, ancillary services to clients on behalf of a professional, or for their own account, under the prudential supervision of the CSSF.

    Objectifs

    This training aims to acquire the knowledge and competence related to the criteria described in the CSSF circular 17/665 with regards to the ESMA Guidelines for the assessment of knowledge and competence.

    At the end of this training, the participants will be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary knowledge and competence to fulfil their obligations under Articles 24 and 25 of MiFID II.

    Description

    • Performance :
      • elements influencing performance ;
      • performance calculation: methods, differences, comparison ;
      • performance analysis: decomposition, cross-effects.
    • Communicating performance :
      • performance comparison: benchmarks, indicators ;
      • performance history(ies) and forecast(s) ;
      • performance, return, volatility.
    • Measuring the risk :
      • components of the risk: definition, analysis ;
      • types of risks: mitigation methodologies ;
      • calculation of risk: methods, comparisons, limits.
    • Risk and clients :
      • risk appetite and investment horizon ;
      • risk elements in investment products ;
      • risk communication, indicators.

    Notes

    Certificate of participation and of achievement per module, or for the complete programme where applicable. Exam included.

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    S1245 GB MiFID II - Module 5 : Client relation, compliance, AML 22 et 23 octobre 2019

    S1245 - MiFID II - Module 5 : Client relation, compliance, AML

    Durée

    Public cible

    The persons concerned by this training programme are people giving investment advice and/or providing information on financial instruments, investment services or, ancillary services to clients on behalf of a professional, or for their own account, under the prudential supervision of the CSSF.

    Objectifs

    This training aims to acquire the knowledge and competence related to the criteria described in the CSSF circular 17/665 with regards to the ESMA Guidelines for the assessment of knowledge and competence.

    At the end of this training, the participants will be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary knowledge and competence to fulfil their obligations under Articles 24 and 25 of MiFID II.

    Description

    • Investment advisory activity :
      • regulatory framework ;
      • service offerings, advice / information differences ;
      • compliance with obligations.
    • Knowledge of its client :
      • suitability of products and services with customer profile ;
      • relevant information: understanding and interpretation ;
      • evolution, communication, obligations.
    • Anti-money laundering :
      • regulatory framework, responsibilities, sanctions ;
      • customer knowledge, obligations ;
      • money laundering operations: steps and points of attention.
    • Market abuse :
      • regulatory framework, responsibilities, sanctions ;
      • scope, prevention and detection tools ;
      • privileged information, share buybacks, insider trading and other cases.

    Notes

    Certificate of participation and of achievement per module, or for the complete programme where applicable. Exam included.

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    S2218 GB The emotional intelligence at work 12th and 13th November 2019

    S2218 - The emotional intelligence at work

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at people who would like to increase their awareness of the emotional intelligence and develop their competences.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to help you to recognize the basic elements of emotional intelligence and develop your emotional intelligence at the workplace. This course will enable you to identify the skills and behaviors associated with emotional competences. You will deepen your self-awareness and create a development plan to increase your emotional intelligence.
    Description

    • Emotional intelligence :
      • what is emotional intelligence ?
      • the evolution of emotional intelligence ;
      • why is emotional intelligence so crucial in today's society ?
    • The emotion :
      • what is the emotion ?
      • the basic emotions ;
      • the role of emotions in behaviour ;
      • how emotions are important in the workplace.
    • Understanding your own emotions.
    • Understanding the emotions of others.
    • Influencing the emotions of these around you.
    • Strategies for dealing with negative emotions.
    • Personal and social elements of emotional intelligence :
      • self-awareness ;
      • self-regulation ;
      • motivation ;
      • empathy and social skills.
    • Emotional self-assessment.
    • Relational self-assessment.
    • How to increase emotional competency through self-awareness and self-regulation ? 
    • How to increase emotional competency through social awareness and social skill ?

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    S2225 GB Building and reinforcing assertiveness skills 3rd and 4th December 2019

    S2225 - Building and reinforcing assertiveness skills

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at anyone willing to build and reinforce assertiveness skills.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to enable you to understand assertive behaviour and how it differs from aggressive, arrogant and passive behaviour. This is a highly interactive, experiential and pragmatic seminar with numerous exercises, allowing practice of newly learned skills in preparation for real life scenarios.
    Description

    • Characteristics of different behaviours. 
    • Is our behaviour in certain circumstances automated ?
    • What is the assertive behaviour ?
      • what are the benefits of assertive behaviour ?
      • how can we recognize assertive behaviour ?
      • what are the typical characteristics of assertive behaviour ?
      • what is the difference between being assertive and being arrogant ?
    • What are the benefits of interacting with an assertive individual ?
    • What are the benefits of communicating assertively ?
    • How can you communicate assertively ?
    • The different types of aggressive communication behaviour.
    • Disadvantages of aggressive behaviour.
    • How to be assertive when facing aggressive individuals.
    • Body language and tone of the voice associated with behaviours.
    • How can you be assertive at workplace ?

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    S2235 GB Zen-like presentations 4th and 5th December 2019

    S2235 - Zen-like presentations

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at executives who have to present an idea, topic, or themselves to a group.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to study the art of presentation through principles found in the tradition of Zen aesthetics, mindfulness, and connectedness. This workshop will help speakers bringing clarity, integrity, beauty and intelligence to their presentations to fully engage the audience.
    Description

    • Effective use of multimedia :
      • review of the effects of multimedia ;
      • choose what works ; 
      • repeat for retention ;
      • create logic.
    • Practical implications for better PowerPoint presentations :
      • verbal and visual presentations ;
      • human cognitive systems ;
      • use visuals to support your talk ;
      • slide design and delivery.
    • Organization and preparation tips :
      • start with the end in mind ;
      • plan on paper ;
      • tell a story ;
      • know your audience ;
      • review of in-the-moment tips for showing slides ;
      • practice and deliver.

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    S2236 GB The valuable office assistant 23rd and 24th October 2019

    S2236 - The valuable office assistant

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at assistants, executive assistants, receptionists and secretaries.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to guide assistants to a greater level of job satisfaction. This workshop will build a partnership mentality between the assistant and the person being assisted making the shift to a proactive versus traditional assistant paradigm. Manage changing roles and responsibilities whether working with bosses, peers, team members or customers.
    Description

    • Effective communication :
      • clearly and confidently communicate and negotiate to manage conflicts and achieve results ; 
      • apply emotional intelligence and effective listening practices to your job ;
      • use strategic diplomacy to handle office politics, difficult people and demanding situations.
    • Productivity : 
      • applying skills and strategies to manage personal and professional change dynamics;
      • bringing about change even when faced with resistance ;
      • applying a systematic approach to plan and engage others in the change process.
    • Accountability :
      • managing roles, responsibilities and authority to meet goals;
      • identifying and supporting differant work style preferences using new skills and best practices ;
      • applying a spectrum of priority setting and time management strategies to proactively accomplish skills.
    • Barriers are opportunities :
      • applying assertive communication using verbal and nonverbal behaviors ;
      • exhibiting confidence and influence using tested presentation models ;
      • analyzing conflict, office politics and interactions with difficult people ;
      • defining the sources of conflict in the workplace ;
      • negotiating to empower yourself and others to achieve goals.

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    S2238 GB The effective executive speaker 13th and 14th November 2019

    S2238 - The effective executive speaker

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at anyone who needs to improve their presentation skills and has the determination to try.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to combine writing, practice and study of presentation skills in English in a group setting. Experience analyzing information and expressing your opinions through public speaking to increase your confidence. There is power and personal fulfillment in finding our voices in the public sphere.
    Description

    • Fundamentals of executive speaking skills :
      • identify the elements of a good presentation ; 
      • create an individualized speaking skills profile ;
      • set personal goals for the development of public speaking skills.
    • Preparation :
      • the importance of research and organization in preparing an effective presentation ;
      • illustrate how to plan and prepare strong beginnings and endings in your presentations and public speaking ;
      • select and design effective visuals.
    • Delivery skills :
      • the effective use of voice, action, image and language in public speaking ;
      • apply strategies for positively addressing speech anxiety ;
      • practice articulation methods.
    • Essentials for winning presentations and public speaking :
      • choose appropriate strategies for reaching reluctant, uncommitted and inactive audiences ;
      • design successful informative, persuasive, entertaining motivational and special event presentations ;
      • respond in a focused and controlled fashion to questions and answer ;
      • impromptu speech making.

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    S2239 GB Business writing and editing skills for the multilingual professional 6th and 7th November 2019

    S2239 - Business writing and editing skills for the multilingual professional

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at ambitious business professionals who want to develop writing skills and improve reading comprehension.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to further develop the writing, reading and research skills of non-native speakers of English. The ability to succinctly analyze, summarize and persuade are critical to career advancement and success. This writing workshop develops clear, effective writing skills and emphasizes writing as a process.
    Description

    • Learning objectives :            
      • assert a purpose effectively in a document ;         
      • write and organize paragraphs ;
      • apply correct English professional phrasing ;           
      • revise and edit documents rapidly.
    • Clarity :
      • define and apply the qualities of an effective paragraph ;
      • recognize and use structural elements to aid readers' comprehension ;           
      • analyze and improve your writing at the paragraph level.
    • Business speak :
      • expand knowledge of american expressions and idioms ;         
      • improve fluency and pronunciation in business situations ;
      • master attention-grabbing and purpose solidifying introductions and conclusions.
    • Practice :
      • review available tools online ;
      • write in class for immediate feedback ;
      • edit an on-screen live document (participant's choice).

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    S2240 GB Managing the front desk 18th and 19th September 2019

    S2240 - Managing the front desk

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at anyone in a customer facing role, customer service, client service, reception, front desk or security.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to provide attendees with the necessary tools and practice space to elevate professionalism and manage the delicacies of the front desk. Being on the front lines requires quick, yet graceful adaptation and an ability to manage varying client expectations and behaviors.
    Description

    • Personal presentation :
      • attitude ;
      • the plus element ;
      • your company's mission statement.
    • Customer service :
      • active listening ;
      • common courtesies ;
      • follow-up.
    • Communication :
      • telephone, SMS, Email, and social media manners ;
      • taking, transferring, screening, getting approval ;
      • protecting your employer.
    • Managing difficult situations and behaviors :
      • identifying difficult people ;
      • empathizing ;
      • building rapport.
    • Methods of organization and improved productivity :
      • your workstation ;
      • your team ;
      • your personal style.
    • Priority management :
      • monthly planning ;
      • daily planning ;
      • flexibility.
    • Development of personal action plan and guideline :
      • long-term goals ;
      • skill and resume building ;
      • self-awareness and care.

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    S2259 GB Is style conducive to success ? 18th June 2019

    S2259 - Is style conducive to success ?

    Durée

    Public cible

    Anyone who wants to advance in his career.

    Objectifs
    Take advantage of a professional image tailored to your job. Capitalise on your skills. Make your appearance a key driver of your performance. Optimise your image in your company and contribute to success. Reconcile your professional and personal image. Feel more at ease and gain credibility.
    Description

    • Image and communication :
      • what do we mean by image? Your look, attitude, behaviour, voice ;
      • identify the image you think you convey and the image actually perceived ;
      • optimise your body language and appearance.
    • Mastering image characteristics :
      • your attitude, body language, figure ;
      • the importance of the first impression.
    • Creating a professional image :
      • get to know the codes associated with your business sector ;
      • how to reconcile your personal style with your business image.

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    S2260 GB Social skills are the key to feeling at ease and earning respect 19th September 2019

    S2260 - Social skills are the key to feeling at ease and earning respect

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at anyone who wants to advance in his career.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to behave with your colleagues, employees, clients and partners so that you never make any 'faux pas'. Master the rules of etiquette to stand out positively and be exemplary. Treat others with respect to earn their respect in return. Feel at ease in any circumstance.
    Description

    • Good manners and good practices in business, public transportation and restaurant.
    • The art of introducing yourself (business cards, handshakes, ...).
    • The importance of body language.
    • A warm approach and familiarity.

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    S2277 GB How to manage multicultural meetings 9th and 10th October 2019

    S2277 - How to manage multicultural meetings

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at business professionals who are willing to save time and energy by anticipating cultural clashes.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to share the optimal platform for a productive meeting. This workshop provides tools for navigating communication issues that arise from cultural differences in the workplace environment. It also focuses on management strategies for increased productivity.
    Description

    • Managing culture-behaviors, beliefs, perceptions, and responses to others :
      • establish a common language through definitions ; 
      • understand the business imperative for diversity and inclusion in the workplace ; 
      • reflect on the multidimensional, multicultural aspects of individual identity.
    • Bridging communication differences :
      • identify communication style ;
      • recognize obstacles that may hinder communication ;
      • apply listening and empathy to bridge differences ;
      • understand and recognize micro-inequities ;
      • initiate a conversation with someone whose difference you may be uncomfortable with.
    • Leading a successful multicultural team :
      • identify strengths and development needs using an inclusive leadership assessment method ;
      • master the art of inclusive meetings ;
      • develop a skill for facilitating teams' ability to work effectively together ;
      • identify your ideal network to accomplish your goals and advance your career ;
      • identify leadership challenges.
    • Having difficult conversations :
      • use a model to hold difficult conversations ;
      • identify characteristics of debate, discussion, and dialogue ;
      • practice dialogue in conversations.

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    S5222 GB The emotionally intelligent leader 20th and 21st November 2019

    S5222 - The emotionally intelligent leader

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at leaders who wish to increase their awareness of the emotional intelligence and develop their competences.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to help leaders to fully appreciate the role that emotions play at the workplace and to develop a greater awareness of their own emotional reactions. This course will help you to identify the skills and behaviours associated with emotional competences and to create a development plan to increase emotional intelligence in your leadership role.
    Description

    • Emotional intelligence :
      • what is emotional intelligence ?
      • the evolution of emotional intelligence ;
      • why is emotional intelligence so crucial in today's society ?
    • The emotion :
      • what is the emotion ?
      • the basic emotions ;
      • the role of emotions in behaviour ;
      • why emotions are important.
    • Understanding your own leader emotions.  
    • Understanding the emotions of others.  
    • Influencing the emotions of these around you.  
    • Strategies for dealing with unpleasant emotions. 
    • Emotionally competent leader :
      • self-awareness ;
      • self-regulation ;
      • motivation ;
      • empathy and social skills.
    • How leader can increase emotional competency. 
    • The characteristics of the emotionally competent leader.
    • The non-EI leader in the organization and the consequences.

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    S5275 GB Introduction to business strategy 20th June and 4th July

    S5275 - Introduction to business strategy

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is suitable for middle and senior level managers responsible for developing and implementing organizational strategy, irrespective of their industry and sector. The seminar is also suitable for junior managers either aspiring to more senior level management roles and needing an introduction to the key models, theories and concepts involved, or those simply wishing to gain a better understanding of their own organization’s strategy and their role.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to provide participants an introduction into strategic management and its application in their own business contexts.
    Description

    What exactly do we mean by strategy?

    Examination of the practice of strategic management along three broad lines:

    • Strategic position:
      • internal analysis of the organization, its stakeholders and the environment in which it operates.
    • Strategic choices:
      • identifying and evaluating the options available to an organization in order to achieve its strategic objectives both on a corporate and an international level.
    • Strategy in action:
      • the process of evaluating different strategic options in terms of their suitability, acceptability and feasibility and taking into account their fit with organizational structure and culture.
    • The issues related to leadership, strategic change and the practice of leadership.

    Notes

    Practice-based learning and critical engagement allowing delegates to apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills immediately in their own working environments. The course is based on the concepts and the very successful Exploring Strategy textbook and courses of by Johnson, Whittington, Scholes et. al.

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    S6180 GB Visual analytics for business professionals - an introduction 20th June 2019

    S6180 - Visual analytics for business professionals - an introduction

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at helping business professionals to identify problems and more effectively communicate with colleagues and clients.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to provide business professionals with an understanding of how the interactive nature of visual analytics provides business professionals with deeper insights from their data than traditional excel charts and dashboards, so increasing their effectiveness in the boardroom or within their teams.
    Description

    • Introduction to data visual analytics and why it is more than visualisation :
      • what is visual analytics and why it is more effective in developing insight ;
      • data exploration cycle.
    • Data preparation :
      • why it is important & best practice ;
      • increasing importance of data protection.
    • Explore, visualise and develop insights :
    • Visual exploration: enable the query, exploration and visualisation in a single process ;
    • Visualisation methods: what to use and how to increase impact ;
    • Visual expressiveness: why people need to visualise and contrast multiple dimensions (eg time, sales, profit), solve complex problems and explore best practices ;
    • Collaborative visualisation: how tools that enable collaboration in analytics allow best practices and models to be shared or re-used.
    • Deployment consideration :
      • key consideration in deploying data analytics tools.
    • Applying visual analytics in your environment 1st steps.

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    S6189 GB Excel: core and essential features 8th October 2019

    S6189 - Excel: core and essential features

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar aims at people who want to master the general and essential features of the Excel spreadsheet.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims obtaining a global vision of the possibilities of handling the Excel spreadsheet in a professional environment. Participants will also be prepared to participate without difficulty in advanced and specialised courses about the Excel spreadsheet.
    Description

    • Working with sheets :
      • open, create and save workbooks ;
      • select, insert and delete cells ;
      • data types, series and custom lists ;
      • find and replace contents, copy and move cells ;
      • one level data sort ;
      • customize options ;
      • default file locations.
    • Basic formulas and functions :
      • calculating with cells ;
      • use basic functions in calculations ;
      • error message significations ;
      • types of references ;
      • basic content check with the help of the logical IF-function.
    • Formatting sheets:
      • the autoformat tool ;
      • number and date formats ;
      • font and alignment settings ;
      • the format painter ;
      • merge cells ;
      • borders and special effects.
    • Creating charts :
      • 3 basic chart types ;
      • add, remove and handle chart elements.
    • Page layout and printing :
      • basic page setup ;
      • automatic fields in headers and footers ;
      • print area selection.
    • Managing workbooks :
      • insert, delete, rename, copy and move sheets ;
      • insert objects ;
      • use comments.

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    S6191 GB Successful presentations with Powerpoint 12th November 2019

    S6191 - Successful presentations with Powerpoint

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar aims at people who want to master the essential features of Powerpoint presentation software.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims obtaining a global vision of the possibilities of handling the Powerpoint presentation software in a professional environment. Participants will also be prepared to participate without difficulty in advanced and specialised courses about the Powerpoint presentation software.
    Description

    • Basic presentation concepts :
      • the default template ;
      • the display modes ;
      • slides layouts ;
      • manage slides ;
      • text formatting ;
      • bullets and numbering.
    • Add specific items :
      • tables ;
      • charts ;
      • flow charts ;
      • illustrations and pictures ;
      • drawing methods.
    • Planning the presentation :
      • factors to be taken into account ;
      • animation effects ;
      • transition effects ;
      • speaker support ;
      • page setup and print control.
    • Short overview of some advanced concepts :
      • master slides ;
      • designing themes ;
      • multimedia animations.

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    S6195 GB Word: essential features summary 10th December 2019

    S6195 - Word: essential features summary

    Durée

    Public cible

    People who want to master the general and essential features of word processing.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims obtaining a global vision of the possibilities of handling the word processing software in a professional environment. Participants will also be prepared to participate without difficulty in advanced and specialised courses about the word processing software.
    Description

    • The word processing environment :
      • open, save and close documents;
      • create documents based on templates ;
      • switch between open documents ;
      • customize and configure default options ;
      • default paths and file management.
    • Text entering by kilometer :
      • the concept of paragraphs ;
      • non-printable characters, symbols and special characters ;
      • insert fields ;
      • manage Tabs ;
      • selection of parts of the text ;
      • replacement, overwrite and insertion modes;
      • automatic search and replacement ;
      • dictionary and spell checker ;
      • cancel, delete and repeat an entry.
    • Formatting characters and paragraphs :
      • automatic word break ;
      • indents, line spacing and paragraph spacing ;
      • bulleted lists and numbered lists ;
      • paragraph border and grid ;
      • the formatting reproduction tool ;
      • apply existing styles.
    • Inserting Objects :
      • create and format tables ;
      • insert graphic objects ;
      • dimensioning and replacing added objects.
    • Finishing of documents :
      • document orientation ;
      • margins of the document ;
      • page breaks ;
      • headers and footers ;
      • page numbering ;
      • printing the document.

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