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C1300 GB Office tools fundamentals Luxembourg Mo

C1300 - Office tools fundamentals

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Anyone wishing to use the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), to manage the graphical interface Windows, to handle files on the computer and to discover the main purposes of the office tools. All candidates of profiles, l’avisé bureautique ; l’expert du traitement de texte : MS-Word ; L’expert du tableur : MS-Excel.

Objectifs

    • Understand the essential concepts of the office tools.
    • Work with the user environment.
    • Master the management of files.
    • Discover the bases of the spreadsheet.
    • Learn the bases of the word processor.
    • Use the general office automation features.
    • Know how to produce first results with the spreadsheet and the word processor.

    Prérequis

    None.

    Notes

    Participants are allowed to pass the ECDL certification Computer essentials without any additional charge.

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    C1300 GB 18:00 - 21:00 4 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Mo pri. 2019
    C1302 GB MS-Powerpoint essentials Luxembourg Th

    C1302 - MS-Powerpoint essentials

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to use the features of a presentation software to quickly create professional presentations.

    Objectifs
    • Work with presentations and save them in different file formats.
    • Swap between different presentation views and choose different slide layouts and designs.
    • Insert and edit pictures, images, drawn objects and tables.
    • Choose, create and format charts as well as art graphic elements.
    • Improve the presentations by choosing the appropriate formatting options.
    • Control the advanced concepts of themes and styles.
    • Apply animation and transition effects to presentations.
    • Setup and manage the slideshow navigation options.
    • Print slides, notes and handouts.

    Prérequis

    It is recommended to complete the module « Office tools fundamentals » (C1300) prior to enroling for this course or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

    Notes

    Participants are allowed to pass the ECDL certification « Presentation » without any additional charges.

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    C1302 GB 18:00 - 21:00 28 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Th pri. 2019
    C1310 GB MS-Word essentials Luxembourg Mo

    C1310 - MS-Word essentials

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to work with the basic features of a word processor.

    Objectifs
    • Work with documents and save them in different file formats.
    • Create and edit small-sized word processing documents.
    • Structure a document correctly and know the basic rules for the detection of the structure by the word processor.
    • Check and correct spelling.
    • Improve the documents by choosing the appropriate formatting options.
    • Use existing styles of formatting.
    • Insert tables, images and drawn objects into documents.
    • Prepare documents for mail merge operations.
    • Adjust document page settings before finally printing documents.
    Prérequis

    It is recommended to complete the module « Office tools fundamentals » (C1300) prior to enroling for this course or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

    Notes

    Participants are allowed to pass the ECDL certification « Word processing » without any additional charge.

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    C1310 GB 18:00 - 21:00 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Mo pri. 2019
    C1320 GB MS-Excel essentials Luxembourg We

    C1320 - MS-Excel essentials

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to work with the features of a spreadsheet.

    Objectifs
    • Work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats.
    • Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists.
    • Select, sort, copy, move and delete data.
    • Manage rows and columns in a worksheet.
    • Copy, move, delete and appropriately rename worksheets.
    • Create mathematical and logical formulas.
    • Use the basic integrated functions of the spreadsheet.
    • Format numbers and text content in a spreadsheet.
    • Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully.
    • Adjust spreadsheet page settings before finally printing.
    Prérequis

    It is recommended to complete the module « Office tools fundamentals » (C1300) prior to enroling for this course or proof of equivalent knowledge.

    Notes

    Participants are allowed to pass the ECDL certification « Spreadsheet » without any additional charge.

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    C1320 GB 18:00 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € We pri. 2019
    C1322 GB Project design : MS-Excel enhanced Luxembourg Tu

    C1322 - Project design : MS-Excel enhanced

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to efficiently design a private or professional spreadsheet project.

    Objectifs
    • Methodical design of a new workbook.
    • Personalization of the workspace.
    • Working with large worksheets.
    • Do calculations with any integrated spreadsheet function.
    • Design user-friendly screens with the help of forms.
    • Use macros for the automation of repetitive tasks.
    • Integrate command buttons.
    • Seek goals, work with the solver, include data tables and implement data protection.
    • Realize and present a project.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « MS-Excel advanced » (C1321E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

    Notes

    Participants are allowed to pass the ECDL certification « Spreadsheet advanced  » without any additional charge.

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    C1322 GB 18:00 - 21:00 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 190 € Tu pri. 2019
    C1501 GB CCNA - Routing and Switching Essentials Luxembourg Mo and Sa

    C1501 - CCNA - Routing and Switching Essentials

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to start using the concept, the configuration and the maintenance of computer networks.

    Objectifs
    • Understand and describe basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches, as well as enhanced switching technologies such as VLANs, VLAN Trunking Protocol, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol, and 802.1q.
    • Understand and describe the purpose, nature, and operations of a router and routing tables as well as configure and troubleshoot VLANs and inter-VLAN routing.
    • Understand and describe dynamic routing protocols, distance vector routing protocols, and link-state routing protocols.
    • Understand, describe, configure and troubleshoot access control lists (ACLs) for IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
    • Understand, describe, configure and troubleshoot Network Address Translation (NAT) operations.
    • Understand, describe, configure and troubleshoot the operations of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and Domain Name System for IPv4 and IPv6.
    • Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of a small switched network and of routers in a small routed network as well as an Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) network.
    • Configure and troubleshoot static routing and default routing (RIP and RIPng).
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module «  CCNA - introduction to networks » (1500E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

    Notes

    Monday evenings from 18:00 - 20:00 (Theory) and Wednesday evenings from 18:00 - 21:00 (Labs). No reduced price for unemployment possible.

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    C1501 GB 18:00 - 20:00 4 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 400 € Mo and Sa pri. 2019
    C1502 GB CCNA - Scaling Networks Luxembourg Tu and We

    C1502 - CCNA - Scaling Networks

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of the concept, the configuration and the maintenance of computer networks.

    Objectifs
    • Understand and describe enhanced switching technologies such as Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) and Per VLAN Spanning Tree Plus Protocol (PVST+).
    • Configure and troubleshoot Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP).
    • Understand, describe, configure and troubleshoot EtherChannel.
    • Understand, describe, configure and troubleshoot first hop redundancy protocols (HSRP) in a switched network.
    • Understand, describe, configure and troubleshoot wireless routers and wireless clients.
    • Understand and describe routers in a complex routed IPv4 or IPv6 network using single-area OSPF, multiarea OSPF, and Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP).
    • Configure and troubleshoot routers in a complex routed IPv4 or IPv6 network using single-area OSPF, multiarea OSPF, and Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP).
    • Manage Cisco IOS® Software licensing and configuration files.
    Prérequis

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

    Notes

    Monday evenings from 18:00 - 20:00 (Theory) and Thursday evenings from 18:00 - 21:00 (Labs). No reduced price for unemployment possible.

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    C1502 GB 18:00 - 21:00 5 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 400 € Detail pri. 2019
    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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    C1600 GB Organisational, legal and technical basics of the Internet Luxembourg Mo

    C1600 - Organisational, legal and technical basics of the Internet

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to become familiar with the concepts and services of the Internet.

    Objectifs
    • Becoming familiar with the vocabulary, concepts and services of the Internet.
    • Understand the purpose of networks, their properties and tools.
    • Becoming familiar with IP addresses, TCP protocols, DNS services, DHCP.
    • Use and configure emails, programming FTP's and Browsers with helping tools.
    • Know organizational processes and techniques to create and operate a web site.
    • Get to know the different aspects of IT security against protection of WEB dangers.
    • Acquire data protection skills based on confidentiality, integrity and availability.
    • Create a HTML page using a tree structure and link mechanisms between different files.
    Prérequis

    None. However, it is recommended to complete the module « Creating web pages with HTML and CSS » (C1601) prior to enroll to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

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    C1600 GB 18:00 - 21:00 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Mo pri. 2019
    C1601 GB Creating web pages with HTML and CSS Luxembourg Tu

    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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    C1601 GB 18:00 - 21:00 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Tu pri. 2019
    C1611 GB User friendly web pages with JavaScript Luxembourg Th

    C1611 - User friendly web pages with JavaScript

    Public cible

    Anyone, working in a professional environment, wishing to create interactive and user-friendly websites using HTML and JavaScript.

    Objectifs
    • Acquire fundamental programming skills using JavaScript, a client-side language.
    • Develop simple functions in JavaScript to make websites more interactive.
    • Create user-friendly web forms.
    • Check the data given by the user and displaying a corresponding message.
    • Create a simple image gallery.
    • Use JavaScript libraries such as jQuery.
    • Find and correcting errors in JavaScript code using debugging tools.
    • Improve the usability of a Web page.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « Creating web pages with HTML and CSS » (C1601E) and « Introduction to programming » (C1610E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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    C1611 GB 18:00 - 21:00 28 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 170 € Th pri. 2019
    C1613 GB PHP and MySQL Web Development Luxembourg We

    C1613 - PHP and MySQL Web Development

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to learn how to create dynamic websites using MySQL database and PHP and to extending their knowledge of PHP by using it with MySQL

    Objectifs
  • Understand the purpose and operations of relational databases.
  • Create databases and tables using a management system for the MySQL database.
  • Become familiar with management tools for creating and managing databases and        tables.
  • Learn how to use databases in web development.
  • Apply data structures for optimal use with MySQL.
  • Insert, modifying and deleting data in MySQL.
  • Use data queries when creating web pages.
  • Apply PHP and MySQL in order to create a simple website that uses a database.
  • Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « Concepts of creating dynamic web pages using PHP » (C1612E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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    C1613 GB 18:00 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 190 € We pri. 2019
    C1643 GB Understanding and governance of information systems Luxembourg We

    C1643 - Understanding and governance of information systems

    Public cible

    Anyone who wishes to better understand the information system (IS) of one’s company, made up of computerised and non-computerised elements, in order to gather and map the processed data, and then put in place a governance ensuring the security of these data and the legal compliance of the processing.

    Objectifs
    • Understand the components of the information system of one's organisation.
    • Explain and support compliance of one's IS.
    • Establish the mapping of information flows : databases, software, paper documents, etc.
    • Contribute to the action plan to develop one's IS and make it compliant with the principles of data protection.
    • Accompany the creation of the records of processing activities and assess them.
    • Set up the organisational and technical measures to ensure data are kept confidential and safe.
    • Set up required procedures : privacy by design and by default, respect of data subjects' rights, data breach notification, etc.
    • Ensure the means to guarantee the transparency and the traceability of the processing (accountability).
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C1643 GB 18:30 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € We pri. 2019
    C1644 GB Spring Boot: Java on the server site Luxembourg Mo

    C1644 - Spring Boot: Java on the server site

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to develop dynamic, enterprise-class Web applications using Java on the server site. The objective of this course is learning how to use Java on the server site. We concentrate on the Spring Boot.

    Objectifs
    • Server site programming concept.
    • Installing and configuring Spring Boot. Basics of Maven.
    • MVC Architecture concept. Generating of an aplication.
    • Controllers,  views, models in Spring Boot.
    • Thymeleaf.
    • Processing HTML forms.
    • Accessing Data with JPA.
    • Authentication and authorisation.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « Java crush course for programmers » (C1635E) or « Le langage Java: partie 1 » (C1040) and « Le langage Java: partie 2 » (C1041) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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    C1644 GB 18:15 - 20:45 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 180 € Mo pri. 2019
    C1645 GB Ionic Framework - Mobile Apps with HTML, CSS & JS Luxembourg Fr

    C1645 - Ionic Framework - Mobile Apps with HTML, CSS & JS

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to learn how to create mobile applications that work on multiple platforms i.e. iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad, ), Android, Windows Phone, using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. The objective of this course is learning how to write applications working on almost all mobile systems.

    Objectifs

     

    • The concept of Cordova. Environment setup.
    • First Ionic application for Android and iOS.
    • Angular. Typescript.
    • Ionic UI components.
    • Accessing the device - storage, camera, media.
    • Ajax, Network connections.
    • Using other native plugins.
    • Creating a complex, multi platform application.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « Creating web pages with HTML and CSS » (C1601) and « User friendly web pages with JavaScript » (C1611) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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    C1645 GB 18:00 - 21:00 1 mars 2019 Luxembourg 180 € Fr pri. 2019
    C2001 GB General accounting : current operations Luxembourg Mo and We, Tu and Th

    C2001 - General accounting : current operations

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to learn the basics of accounting.

    Objectifs
    • Master the logic of double entry bookkeeping and understand the accounting system.
    • Understand the balance sheet structure and learn to distinguish between assets and liabilities.
    • Compute the results of the company (profits and losses).
    • Use accounting tools : accounts, trial balances, journals, etc...
    • Record current operations.
    • Record invoices : purchase and sales invoices, credit notes, etc...
    • Understand the mechanism of VAT.
    • Learn to record bank statements.
    Prérequis

    None.

    Notes

    This course refers to the standardised Luxembourgish accounting chart.

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    C2001 GB 18:30 - 20:30 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 170 € Mo and We pri. 2019
    C2001 GB 18:30 - 20:30 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 170 € Tu and Th pri. 2019
    C2002 GB Accounting for non-accountants Luxembourg We

    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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    C2002 GB 18:30 - 20:45 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € We pri. 2019
    C2003 GB General accounting : year-end operations Luxembourg Tu and Th

    C2003 - General accounting : year-end operations

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of the accounting system.

    Objectifs
    • Have notions of accounting principles.
    • Treat off-balance sheet inventory.
    • Master inventory changes (upstream/downstream, finished products, goods, stocks).
    • Measure assets (depreciation, etc...).
    • Account for disposals of assets.
    • Account for provisions for risks and charges.
    • Understand the mechanism of accruals and prepayments.
    • Proceed with the closing of the accounts.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « General Accounting : current operations » (C2001E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

    Notes

    This course refers to the standardised Luxembourgish accounting chart.

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    C2003 GB 18:30 - 20:30 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 170 € Tu and Th pri. 2019
    C2004 GB Financial analysis Luxembourg We

    C2004 - Financial analysis

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to learn the skills necessary in order to assess the financial health and performance of a company through examination of the financial statements and other information.

    Objectifs
    • Establish an assesment of the financial health of a business.
    • Master the skills necessary to do so with regards to : analysis of financial activity; analysis of business structuring; and variance analysis.
    • Learn how to restructure the presentation of financial information in order to facilitate analysis; statement of profit or loss, functional balance sheet, balance sheet, statement of cash flows.
    • Calculate the main indicators of business health and performance: financing, and the ability to obtain financing; working capital and working capital requirements; solvency and liquidity.
    • Know how to interpret this information.
    • Propose solutions
    •  for issues identified.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « General accounting : current operations » (C2001E) and « General accounting : year-end operations » (C2003E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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    C2004 GB 18:00 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € We pri. 2019
    C2005 GB Calculation and accounting of wages Luxembourg Mo

    C2005 - Calculation and accounting of wages

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to know how to compute the different  parts of a salary (gross, social contributions, salary tax, net) and wishing to be able to book the salary entries.

    Objectifs
    • Determine the different parts of a salary: gross items due by the employer, social contributions, salary taxes, payable net.
    • Determine the employer's social contributions.
    • Know different steps of booking the salary entries.
    • Verify the accounts based on the documents or files received by the administrations.
    • Apply the salary continuation system in case of long-term sickness.
    • Apply the regulatory administrative steps prior to hiring a new staff member.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « General accounting : current operations » (C2001E) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge. It is recommended to complete the module « Labor law: working conditions » (C3004) prior to enroling to this module.

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    C2005 GB 18:30 - 20:45 25 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Mo pri. 2019
    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 1 mars 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Fr pri. 2019
    C2016 GB Introduction to audit concepts Luxembourg Mo

    C2016 - Introduction to audit concepts

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to be familiar with terminology, objectives and techniques of audit (internal and external) and be prepared to participate in an audit.

    Objectifs
    • Discover the basis: internal controls, internal audit, external audit/review.
    • Understand the concept of internal controls.
    • Practice internal controls skills through a case study.
    • Understand the purpose and techniques of an internal audit assignment.
    • Practice internal audit skills through a case study.
    • Get familiar with external audit/review terminology.
    • Practice external audit skills through a case study.
    • Be prepared for an audit.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C2016 GB 18:15 - 20:45 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Mo pri. 2019
    C2021 GB Budget and business plan management Luxembourg We

    C2021 - Budget and business plan management

    Public cible

    Finance managers, controlling managers, project managers and entrepreneurs, who are in charge of budgets and business plans.

    Objectifs
    • Understand the utility of a budget as a tool for managing business performance.
    • Controlling the progress of a budgetary procedure: preparation, implementation follow-up and the use of dashboards.
    • Learn how to put in place a management control system: strategic planning and operational objectives.
    • Know how to develop a business plan: market analysis, business concept, internal organization and evaluation.
    • Evaluate the feasibility of a project: self-financing capacity, cash, borrowing, pitfalls and traps.
    • Learn to control the different elements of the financial component of a project (investments, financing, turnover, etc.).
    • Operating expenses, VAT flows, working capital requirements, balance sheet and Profits and Losses forecasts.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « General Accounting : current operations » (C2001) and « General Accounting: : year-end operations » (C2003) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge. It is recommended to complete the module « Financial analysis » (C2004) or the module « Les techniques du contrôle de gestion » (C6009), prior to enroling to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

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    C2021 GB 18:30 - 20:45 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € We pri. 2019
    C2023 GB Fund Industry in Luxembourg Luxembourg Tu

    C2023 - Fund Industry in Luxembourg

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to be familiar with terminology, objectives and techniques of fund.

    Objectifs
    • Get an overview of general basic principles governing fund.
    • Understand and define the different categories of fund.
    • Know different functions around the fund.
    • Know how to interpret the law.
    • Be aware of the administrative procedure.
    • Improve your personal analytical skills.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C2023 GB 18:30 - 21:00 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Tu pri. 2019
    C3001 GB Overview of Luxembourg company law Luxembourg Tu

    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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    C3001 GB 18:30 - 20:45 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Tu pri. 2019
    C3003 GB Labour law: work contracts Luxembourg Th

    C3003 - Labour law: work contracts

    Public cible

    Anyone working in Human Resources, fiduciaries, law offices, etc. Persons who want to be aware of rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in this area, such as employee representatives, etc. Legal experts with foreign education backgrounds seeking to familiarise themselves with Luxembourg law.

    Objectifs
    • Distinguish between the various types of work contracts: CDD, CDI and others.
    • Be able to prepare a CDD and CDI work contract.
    • Understand all the rules in the area of CDD temporary contracts and other temporary employment contracts.
    • Master the rules relating to trial periods.
    • Know how to manage the various events that could arise during contract periods, such as modifications, illness and other events.
    • Master the procedures and consequences of dismissals and resignations, to include reasons, disputes, process and unemployment.
    • Understand the reasons for automatic termination of contracts: retirement, bankruptcy, long-term illnesses and others.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C3003 GB 18:15 - 20:30 28 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Th pri. 2019
    C3004 GB Labour law: working conditions Luxembourg We

    C3004 - Labour law: working conditions

    Public cible

    Anyone working in Human Resources, fiduciaries, law offices, etc. People who want to be aware of rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in this area, such as employee representatives, etc. Legal experts with foreign education backgrounds seeking to familiarise themselves with Luxembourg law.

    Objectifs
    • Understand the legal stipulations in the area of compensation, to include minimum wage, indexing, the thirteenth month, in-kind benefits, payment times, etc.
    • Know how to manage working hours: overtime, work plans, sliding timetables and work at night, work during bank holidays and on Sundays.
    • Master the concepts relating to bank holidays.
    • Understand how to manage leave: annual leave, maternity leave, settling-in leave, parental leave, exceptional leave, leave for family reasons, etc.
    • Understand how employees' protection mechanisms regarding illness and pregnancy.
    • Set up frameworks for monitoring at work.
    Prérequis

    None. However it is recommended to complete the module « Labour law : work contracts » (C3003E) prior to enroling to this module or to have equivalent knowledge.

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    C3004 GB 18:15 - 20:30 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € We pri. 2019
    C3047 GB Individual income tax Luxembourg Tu

    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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    C3047 GB 18:30 - 20:45 5 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € Tu pri. 2019
    C3048 GB Value added tax Luxembourg Tu, Th

    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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    C3048 GB 18:30 - 20:45 5 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € Tu pri. 2019
    C3048 GB 18:30 - 20:45 7 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € Th pri. 2019
    C3049 GB Corporate income tax Luxembourg Mo, Tu

    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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    C3049 GB 18:30 - 20:45 28 janv. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € Mo pri. 2019
    C3049 GB 18:30 - 20:45 5 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € Tu pri. 2019
    C3050 GB International taxation Luxembourg We, Th

    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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    C3050 GB 18:30 - 20:45 30 janv. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € We pri. 2019
    C3050 GB 18:30 - 20:45 7 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 200 € Th pri. 2019
    C3051 GB Introduction to Luxembourg law Luxembourg Mo

    C3051 - Introduction to Luxembourg law

    Public cible

    Anyone seeking to apply or to develop their knowledge in Luxembourg law, to understand the basics of law, the pillars of the Luxembourg state, its legal institutions, the procedures brought before these legal institutions and willing to acquire the know how to defend themselves in actions involving administrations, property laws and contract law.

    Objectifs
    • Get to know the pillars of the Luxembourg state, its legal institutions.
    • Learn how laws are created.
    • Understand the national, European and international legal environments through standards.
    • Understand the legal structure of Luxembourg and the European Union.
    • Know how to institute legal proceedings, understand their investigation and judgment processes.
    • Know how to protect property rights.
    • Understand and apply contract law.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C3051 GB 18:30 - 20:45 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Mo pri. 2019
    C3053 GB General introduction to European Union law Luxembourg Th

    C3053 - General introduction to European Union law

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to prepare a state examination, any civil servant or anyone willing to understand and to apply European law.

    Objectifs
    • Appreciate the distribution of powers between the EU and the Member States.
    • Distinguish the EU institutions and other European organizations (OSCE, WEU, NATO, Council of Europe).
    • Learn about European citizenship.
    • Understand the decision-making processes and learn about the hierarchy of European norms, their primacy and direct effect (the relationship between EU law and national law).
    • Understand the concept of free circulation, the functioning of the Common Market and the harmonization of legislation.
    • Learn about free trade and discover the concepts of Freedom, Security and Justice in European Union law.
    • Understanding economic and monetary union.
    • Consider the European Union's place in the world common foreign and security policy, defense policy, trade policy and humanitarian aid.
    Prérequis

    None. However it is recommended to have notions of law.

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    C3053 GB 18:15 - 20:30 28 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Th pri. 2019
    C3055 GB Legal framework for the protection of personal data and its challenges Luxembourg We

    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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    C3055 GB 18:30 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € We pri. 2019
    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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    C4024 GB Mobile communication Luxembourg Mo

    C4024 - Mobile communication

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to develop its knowledge of mobile communication. Communication officers, entrepreneurs, independents.

    Objectifs
    • Master the basics of mobile communication.
    • Identify the vectors of mobile communication.
    • Master format of messages in mobile communication. Master pull and push to increase impact of mobile communication.
    • Master communication through SMS, MMS or notifications. Knowing the value of mobile applications.
    • Communicate through a mobile application.
    • Measure the success of your mobile communication.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C4024 GB 18:30 - 20:45 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Mo pri. 2019
    C4026 GB The basics of digital communications Luxembourg Mo

    C4026 - The basics of digital communications

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to develop their knowledge of digital communication: manager, communications officers, web editor or small business leader.

    Objectifs
    • Define and develop a digital communication strategy.
    • Analyze current digital communication strengths and weaknesses.
    • Generate website traffic.
    • Write for the web and editorial marketing.
    • Establish a communication plan and be able to define success metrics .
    • Understand current web and social media platforms and when they are effective.
    Prérequis

    None. However it is recommended to have basic understanding of the web and social media and some experience in a communication-related position.

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    C4026 GB 18:00 - 20:30 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Mo pri. 2019
    C5019 GB Introduction to sophrological relaxation techniques Luxembourg Tu

    C5019 - Introduction to sophrological relaxation techniques

    Public cible

    Anyone, especially people who suffer from stress or just want to evolve in their life.

    Objectifs
    • Discover sophrology, its theoretical principles and its techniques.
    • Learn how to breathe properly and understand the importance of breathing.
    • Learn and practise various relaxation techniques (belonging to the 1st degree of Sophrology relaxation techniques).
    • Consciously (re)discover the body through the real-life experience (through sensations and movement).
    • Focus on the positive side of reality and to integrate it consciously and gradually into the field of consciousness.
    • Learn to concentrate over the present moment.
    • Learn how to deal with stress problems.
    • Help people to reach their goals by using very effective techniques.
    Prérequis

    None.

    Notes

    Please bring a gymnastics mat, a small pillow and a blanket (you may feel cold during the relaxation). It is recommended to wear a tracksuit (to feel at ease for the exercises).

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    C5019 GB 18:30 - 20:45 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Tu pri. 2019
    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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    C5048 GB Working across cultures Luxembourg Th

    C5048 - Working across cultures

    Public cible

    Business men and women wishing to navigate smoothly the many factors that make up any professional environment, including the country's culture, the corporate culture, the different work styles, and one's own personal style.

    Objectifs
    • Recognize the potential traps and opportunities of working in a cross-cultural context.
    • Understand the influence of culture on individuals: how they work and communicate.
    • Identify cultural communication preferences and take these into account.
    • Determine the key skills and capabilities that come into play in a global environment.
    • Discover how to upgrade these critical skill sets.
    • Enhance your performance when it comes to managing projects, overall management and negotiations.
    • Reduce stress and improve delicate relationships.
    • Improve your leadership skills and your ability to head up an international team.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C5048 GB 18:00 - 21:00 28 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Th pri. 2019
    C5049 GB Powerful communication techniques Luxembourg We

    C5049 - Powerful communication techniques

    Public cible

    Business professionals and anyone wishing to master one to one interactions and wishing to develop confidence and communication know-how for continued success.

    Objectifs
    • Uderstand the complex interplay between speaker, audience, relationship, and context in the communication process.
    • Determine root causes of miscommunication and to find ways to neutralize them in the future.
    • Identify and remove roadblocks to effective communication.
    • Discover your personal communication style.
    • Comprehending and demonstrating effective ways to listen.
    • Demonstrating the intellectual capacity of relating effectively across contexts.
    • Applying theories of interpersonal communication to practical interpersonal situations inside and outside the classroom.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C5049 GB 18:00 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € We pri. 2019
    C5059 GB Project communication and valorisation Luxembourg Tu

    C5059 - Project communication and valorisation

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to improve their communication at each stage of a project life cycle.

    Objectifs
    • Identify the characteristics of the different target groups: project sponsors, manager involved in the selection and business value assessment, project team members, intern partners, extern partners and end-users.
    • Define a communication plan regarding the needs and the constraints of a project.
    • Get to know the characteristics of the main communication tools.
    • Appreciate the 4 main communication steps within a project lifecycle : The definition, the launch, the realization and the closure.
    • Communicate to ensure the enrolment of project facilitators (internal and external).
    • Communicate to enroll and to motivate the team.
    • Get end-users involve to contribute to the acceptance of the project results implementation.
    • Ensure regular communication on the project progress, and valorize the final results as well as the intermediate ones.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module «  Project management essentials » (C6025E) or «  Advanced project management » (C6046E) and «  Budget and Business plan management » (C2021E) or proof of certified equivalent knowledge.

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    C5059 GB 18:30 - 21:00 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Tu pri. 2019
    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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    C5065 GB Occupational Health and Safety Management: legislation and implementation Luxembourg Tu

    C5065 - Occupational Health and Safety Management: legislation and implementation

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to discover and to implement the basic elements of a health and safety management system at work.

    Objectifs
    • Discover the Luxembourg legislation applicable in the context of health and safety at work.
    • Understand the differences between danger, risk and evaluation.
    • Identify on the main risks (road, work at height, psyco-social, etc.)
    • Be able to manage and analyze the differents workers accidents.
    • Implement the actions plans.
    • Discover the main advantages of managements systems.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C5065 GB 18:15 - 20:30 26 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Tu pri. 2019
    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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    C6025 GB Project management essentials Luxembourg Mo

    C6025 - Project management essentials

    Public cible

    Project manager wishing to recall on basics in project management or anyone aspiring to become a project manager and wishing to acquire the basics of project management.

    Objectifs
    • Understand the theoretical bases of the project management and become familiar with key project management processes.
    • Define a project and develop the project charter: structure and activities plan with respect to their dependencies and to resources availabilities.
    • Learn the basic tools to identify and anticipate potential gaps versus planned ( PERT, GANTT, Critical Paths ).
    • Follow the life of a project on the time and cost aspects ( OTOBOS).
    • Run the main monitoring and control processes of a project.
    • Understand the standards of project management, quality  of project management.
    • Experience the opening and the closing process.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C6025 GB 18:30 - 21:00 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 145 € Mo pri. 2019
    C6045 GB Daily information management Luxembourg We

    C6045 - Daily information management

    Public cible

    Anyone wishing to search, manage and monitor information at home and/or in business environment.

    Objectifs
    • Understand the typology of information.
    • Understand Web search tools.
    • Manage information in your daily works.
    • Easily communication of information.
    • Setting-up an information monitoring plan.
    • Use professional information in your project.
    • Use professional information in your innovation management plan.
    Prérequis

    None.

    Notes

    Exercises on PC will allow the theoretical knowledge to be applied immediately.

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    C6045 GB 18:00 - 21:00 13 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € We pri. 2019
    C6049 GB Audit and Compliance Luxembourg Mo

    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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    C6049 GB 18:15 - 20:45 11 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Mo pri. 2019
    C6051 GB Managing and selling investment products Luxembourg We

    C6051 - Managing and selling investment products

    Public cible

    Professionals of the financial sector providing investment information or investment advice within the definition of the EU second directive on Financial instruments and markets.

    Objectifs
    • Understand and manage financial risk.
    • Understand risk and return.
    • Understand modern portfolio theory and diversification.
    • Understand reality versus rational financial behavior.
    • Understand and evaluate data and documents regarding a given investment product with respect to the risk profile of the investor.
    • Understand performance and risk measurement.
    • Understand the difference between historical performance and forecasting.
    • Understand the main characteristics of and differences between active, passive and alternative portfolio management.
    Prérequis

    Successful completion of the module « Financial instruments and markets » (C6050) or proof of equivalent certified knowledge.

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    C6051 GB 18:30 - 21:00 6 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € We pri. 2019
    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 Luxembourg Sa

    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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    C7000 GB 09:30 - 11:45 16 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Sa pri. 2019
    C7003 GB Introduction to purchases Luxembourg Th

    C7003 - Introduction to purchases

    Public cible

    Purchasing managers and buyers, purchasing officers and top managers

    Objectifs
    • Understand the role of the purchasing department and the buyer in the organization.
    • Know the most common tools and methods used identify KPI and improvement actions for the purchasing function.
    • Apprehend the different phases of the purchasing processes from the strategic to the operational ones.
    • Understand and enhance the economic and financial impact of purchasing.
    • Learn the techniques applied for the spend analysis.
    • Learn the tools and methods used to select and evaluate suppliers.
    • Know the most important trends in terms of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and globalization for Purchasing.
    • Learn the approaches to reduce the supply risks in global sourcing.
    Prérequis

    None.

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    C7003 GB 18:30 - 21:00 28 févr. 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Th pri. 2019
    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 2 mars 2019 Luxembourg 160 € Sa 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 € Sa pri. 2019

    Seminars :

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    S1009 GB Financial derivative instruments 24th and 25th January 2019

    S1009 - Financial derivative instruments

    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 and uses of financial derivatives in a clear, practical way, with numerous real market examples and exercises. The risks associated to the use of derivatives are also analyzed.
    Description

    • General :
      • derivative (forward) instruments ;
      • the interests yield curve ;
      • OTC vs exchange products.
    • Forward interest rates :
      • concept, valuation ;
      • forward foreign exchange ;
      • FRAs.
    • Futures contracts :
      • the futures exchange, margining system ;
      • theoretical vs market price ;
      • futures on stock indexes : speculative trading / hedging ;
      • futures on bonds ;
      • futures on commodities.
    • Swaps contracts :
      • IRS, CRS, terminology, contracts features ;
      • Swaps valuation ;
      • the ISDA documentation ;
      • unwinding of a swap ;
      • the swap rates market & yield curve ;
      • speculative trading with swaps ;
      • hedging with swaps.
    • Options contracts :
      • definitions & terminology ;
      • the basis of option valuation ;
      • the 4 fundamental strategies ;
      • options on stocks & stock indexes : speculative trading and hedging operations ;
      • options on interest rates (caps, floors, collars) ;
      • swaptions.
    • Credit risk derivatives :
      • notions of credit risk ;
      • contractual aspects ;
      • credit risk valuation ;
      • CDS (credit default swap) / TRS (total return swap).

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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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    S1185 GB Selling financial products 12th and 13rd February 2019

    S1185 - Selling financial products

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at any member of staff in contact with customers and selling financial product and services.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to allow you to sell faster and better thanks to a systematic approach and a proven product description. Case studies can be defined by the participants if they so wish. In any event they are geared towards the reality of the financial centre and the economic environment.
    Description

    • Marketing :
      • what is a brand ?
      • the marketing approach ;
      • the basic principles of marketing ;
      • customer profiling ;
      • competition.
    • Financial products in the economic environment :
      • a mental framework for economics ;
      • the interest rates ;
      • the intervention of the central bank ;
      • the research of a balance between various policies.
    • The selling technique :
      • selling in four phases ;
      • harmony within a transaction framework ;
      • the delicate situations ;
      • the follow-up ;
      • selling through various communication channels.
    • Exercise typology :
      • the sale of asset products ;
      • the sale of liabilities products ;
      • the sale of off-balance sheet products ;
    • The basic principles of asset allocation.

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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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    S1197 GB Financial innovations and complex financial instruments 18th and 19th March 2019

    S1197 - Financial innovations and complex financial 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 presenting the array of more sophisticated financial instruments and techniques going one step further than the 'Financial derivative instruments'.
    Description

    • Second generation derivatives :
      • forward contracts : NDFs, CFDs ;
      • swaps : 0-coupon, performance swaps, volatility swaps, CMS ;
      • "exotic" options : barrier options, digital options, average ("asian") options.
    • Structured products :
      • typology ;
      • structures on interest rates ;
      • structures on currencies ;
      • structures on stocks and stock indexes : simple structures, "principal protected" products, reverse convertibles, autocalls.
    • Financial instruments, operations & markets, at large :
      • the ETFs market ;
      • contingent convertibles ;
      • securitization and synthetic securitization ;
      • private equity investment.

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    S1204 GB Advanced Lux GAAP : complex accounting treatments and financial reporting disclosures 12th December 2018,
    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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    S1216 GB Understanding economy and stock markets 23rd and 24th January 2019

    S1216 - Understanding economy and stock markets

    Durée

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at anyone willing to understand the basics of stock market and economy.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to provide the basic knowledge needed to understand the functioning of financial markets and interactions with the economy. It gives an introduction to the fundamentals of the economy as well as the first elements of understanding for stock markets.
    Description

    • Introduction to macro economy :
      • main theories ;
      • important definitions ;
      • the main economic indicators.
    • International environment and globalization :
      • trade and globalization ;
      • economic cycles ;
      • crises, conflicts, etc.
    • Financial markets :
      • financial markets types ;
      • interest rates ;
      • economic cycles and financial markets.
    • The Stock Market :
      • equities markets ;
      • market evolutions ; 
      • understand stocks.

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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 13th and 14th March 2019,
    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) 22th March 2019,
    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 7th and 8th February 2019,
    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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    S2182 GB Self-efficacy 19th March 2019

    S2182 - Self-efficacy

    Durée

    1 day

    Public cible

    This seminar is aimed at any professional concerned about his or her performance improvement.

    Objectifs
    This seminar aims to familiarise yourself with the many little tips and tricks that can improve your professional performance. Discover that there is an optimal way to motivate the professional in you. It aims at increasing your chances for a successful career through short presentations and case studies.
    Description

    • Branding :
      • how to become a branded professional ;
      • how to assure that you lead your life like you would be leading a company.
    • Techniques of memorisation :
      • performance improvement through the appropriate use of your short and long term memory ;
      • the ten most popular ways to help remembering things effectively.
    • Techniques of effective selling :
      • selling an idea or a product is a matter of technique ;
      • the four stages of selling ;
      • the three C's of selling.
    • Transactional attitude to reach your objective :
      • the right attitude in function of the customer's profile ;
      • managing delicate situations.
    • Information management :
      • selecting, storing and retrieving information ;
      • dispatching useful information.
    • Listening to avoid waste :
      • adopting the right and constructive attitude ;
      • anticipating questions and situations.
    • Self preservation :
      • improving on your real and perceived weaknesses ;
      • branding, image and communication ;
      • avoiding the myths.

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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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    S6180 GB Visual analytics for business professionals - an introduction 15th January 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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