Principles of Capital Markets

Learn to analyze current conditions and form educated views about future markets

Upcoming Courses


Central US Time

10/3/2024 - 10/4/2024

Upcoming Courses


Central US Time

10/3/2024 - 10/4/2024

Learn techniques we teach around the world...

Learn techniques we teach around the world...

Going beyond simply introducing the basic technical products, this course discusses theories, approaches, and relationships within the capital markets.  Participants will learn to analyze current conditions and form educated views about future markets.  Through interactive case studies using actual market data, participants will gain a thorough understanding of issuance, capital raising, and the secondary markets. The learning environment is highly engaging, and enhanced by live mini cases/projects/debates, and the use of tools like Excel and Bloomberg.

Case study based curriculum provides hands-on, real world, practical applications of the standards and methods that a professional needs.

Led by our experienced instruction team of former practitioners, you get a unique blend of industry insight combined with a passion for teaching.  The average TTS instructor has been part of the team for 8.5 years.

What you will learn?

  • Analyzing Current Conditions
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Forecasting Future Results
What you will learn?

Equity Capital Markets

Introduction to Capital Markets:

  • Key securities and players
  • Basics of capital structure
  • Sources of liquidity

Equity Issuance:

  • IPO process
  • Pricing vs. valuation
  • Greenshoe
  • Follow-on offerings
  • Rights issuance

Secondary Trading:

  • Order types
  • Free float
  • Short interest

Debt Capital Markets

Fundamentals of Debt:

  • Obligation
  • Contract
  • Series of cash flow

Credit Analysis:

  • Security and collateral
  • Subordination
  • Covenants
  • Credit ratings

Key Securities:

  • Loans
  • Bonds
  • Hybrid instruments

Fixed Income Math:

  • Compounding and discounting
  • Net present value “NPV”
  • Internal rate of return “IRR”
  • Challenges and how to interpret the results

Bond Pricing:

  • How bonds are quoted
  • How the bond price is determined
  • Trading “like a bond” on yield not price
  • How yield is determined
  • Price yield relationship

What Does A Day Look Like?

Whether you join us in-person or virtually, the classroom is a combination of micro-lectures and hands-on exercises that ensure retention levels are high and students stay engaged.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Financial services professionals (hedge funds, asset management, sales & trading, prime brokerage, private equity, investment banking, insurance, consulting, etc.)
  • Corporate/strategic development or finance team members
  • Those looking to enhance a past learning in corporate finance and valuation
What Does A Day Look Like?
Course Details

Course Details

What’s Included

  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • Ongoing instructor support
  • One-year online access to course materials and Excel files


9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day with an hour lunch around noon and shorter breaks throughout the day.


Fundamental knowledge of financial accounting: TTS recommends our self-study book, Fundamentals of Financial Accounting and Analysis.  For additional information please visit

How Do You Like To Learn?

In-Person Training

Flexible Learning Options
Our courses are available in both in-person or virtual classroom formats. If you learn better in your own space or traveling isn’t convenient, virtual is great solution. Either way, you get the skills and support you need to succeed.

Virtual Training

Course Pricing

$1,150 USD per day*

* register at least 30 days in advance

Standard registration inside 30 days:
$1,250 USD per day

– Group rates available
– Discounts offered to existing clients

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations up to 14 days before the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations within 14 days of a course will not be refunded. TTS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel a course. If TTS cancels a course, payments are refunded in full.

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