IR on course for professional makeover

IR on course for professional makeover

With the growing interest has come a concern, however, that IR be recognised as a professional discipline and this has spawned three-tiered training courses run by the IRS.…

‘Wise man’ predicts City flourish

‘Wise man’ predicts City flourish

The detailed report, commissioned by the Corporation of London, bullishly predicts that City output will continue to flourish at the present 7% rate and, in addition, that City…

Shift towards competency teaching

Shift towards competency teaching

'There is a definite shift now towards competency training - that is, training them to do their job properly but not overtraining them beyond their needs. Competency training…

Top execs boost growth in demand for trustee training

Top execs boost growth in demand for trustee training

Although trustees are increasingly under public scrutiny, many are appointed with very little understanding of their role. They are expected to contribute effectively to the management of their…

Last-minute learning amid ‘panic’ over EMU readiness

Last-minute learning amid ‘panic’ over EMU readiness

As a result, poor and potentially disastrous decisions are being made on everything from systems specification to grand strategy, while other decisions which need to be made are…

Variety offered in specialist training

Variety offered in specialist training

Fixed-income is an area where there are a host of open courses on offer. Yet one investment bank with a sound reputation in this area, Bankers Trust, has…

Corporate finance in demand

Corporate finance in demand

A record year for mergers and acquisitions has also helped to focus attention on the need to understand the basic elements of corporate finance. The Institute of Chartered…

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