About Security Market Foundation

Security Market Foundation is a demand and a common knowledge benchmark, for the Investor/ Traders who wishes to enter into Indian Stock Markets. This module is made especially for those who are interested to know about the industry and its functioning.
Why should one enroll in this course?

  • Know the basics of the Indian Equity Market.
  • Understand the processes involved in Primary & Secondary Market
  • Understand the schemes and products in Mutual Funds and Derivatives Markets in India.
  • Know the steps in Financial Planning process.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students who are interested in this subject
  • Investors & Traders Lobby
  • Financial Planners & Advisor
  • House-wife’s
  • Analysts
  • Equity Research professionals
  • Bankers & its Employee’s
  • Teachers & Professionals
  • Employees of Stock Broking Company

Course Details

Duration: 30 hours (15 days)
Fees: Rs. 15000/-
Refund of fees: Rs.5000/- if examination cleared in first attempt.
Second attempt for examination additional: Rs. 2100/-

CONTENTS OF THIS COURSE

DAY 1 – UNDERSTANDING SECURITIES MARKETS AND PERFORMANCE

  • Securities Markets and Securities: Definition and Features
  • Security Markets: Structure and Participants
  • Role of Securities Markets as Allocators of Capital

DAY 2 – SECURITIES: TYPES, FEATURES AND CONCEPTS

  • Equity and Debt Securities
  • Features of Equity Capital
  • Features of Debt Capital
  • Choice between Equity and Debt Financing
  • Investing in Equity
  • Equity Analysis and Valuation
  • Commonly used Terms in Equity Investing
  • Risk and Return from Investing in Equity
  • Basic Features of a Debt Instrument
  • Types and Structures of Debt Instruments
  • Concepts and terms relating to Debt Securities
  • Benefits and Risks of Investing in Debt Securities
  • Choosing between Debt and Equity Investment Avenues
  • Hybrid Instruments

DAY 3 – PRIMARY MARKETS

  • Primary Market: Definition and Functions
  • Types of Issues
  • Issuers
  • Regulatory Framework for Primary Markets
  • Types of Investors
  • Types of Public Issue of Equity Shares
  • Pricing a Public Issue of Shares
  • Public Issue Process
  • Prospectus
  • Applying to a Public Issue
  • Listing of Shares
  • Rights Issue of Shares
  • Public Issue of Debt Securities
  • Private Placements in Equity and Debt

DAY 4 – SECONDARY MARKETS

  • Role and Function of the Secondary Markets
  • Market Structure and Participants
  • Brokers and Client Acquisition
  • Trade Execution
  • Settlement of Trades
  • Market Information and Regulation
  • Risk Management Systems
  • Rights, Obligations and Grievance Redressal

DAY 5 – MUTUAL FUNDS

  • Meaning and Description of a Mutual Fund
  • Terms and Concepts Related to Mutual Funds
  • Working of a Mutual Funds
  • Regulation of Mutual Funds
  • Types of Mutual Fund Products
  • Processes for Investing in Mutual Funds
  • Systematic Transactions
  • Reading Mutual Fund Information
  • Benefits and Costs of Investing in Mutual Funds

DAY 6 – DERIVATIVE MARKETS

  • Definition of Derivatives
  • Concepts of Underlying Derivatives
  • Types of Derivative Products
  • Structure of Derivative Markets
  • Trading and Settlement Process: Equity Futures
  • Risk Management in Derivatives
  • Market Indicators

DAY 7 – FINANCIAL PLANNING AND SECURITIES MARKETS

  • Overview of Financial Planning
  • Steps in Financial Planning
  • Asset Allocation and Diversification
  • Investing for Financial Planning

DAY 8 – RECAP & REVISION

DAY 9 – RECAP & REVISION

DAY 10 – RECAP & REVISION

DAY 11 – RECAP & REVISION

DAY 12 – RECAP & REVISION

DAY 13 –RECAP & REVISION

DAY 14 – RECAP & REVISION

DAY 15 – RECAP & REVISION

FAQ's

1. You are eligible for a refund until the course / specialization launches on the platform however kindly note 25% reduction will be done on the amount paid if applied for cancellation.

2. You are not eligible for a refund after earning a Course Certificate, even if you complete a course in a short period.

3. Rs.5000/- will be refunded as a token of reward if examination is cleared in first attempt.

Yes—to enroll in an individual course, search for the course title in the catalog.

Yes, kindly contact Nathani Finance

15 Days Classroom Training

1 Day for Examination

New Batch admission will start every month.

No specific background is required for this course, anybody can join having interest in this Industry.

Although you can take the courses in any order, however we do recommend that you follow the suggested sequence of courses

Yes, Successful candidates will be rewarded the Certificate by the below mentioned organisations post clearing the exams.

Nathani Institute Pvt. Ltd.

National Institute of Securities Markets
(or)

National Stock Exchange Ltd.