Front Arena Boarding Pass

Introduction

The Front Arena Boarding Pass (FABP) is a self-study certification program that covers introductory functional and technical material. It is ideal for onboarding anyone starting to work with Front Arena – for example, as a System or Application Manager or as a participant in a Delivery or Upgrade project. Participation in the FABP is free of charge to Front Arena customers and authorized partners.

FABP can be taken at two levels. FABP Level 1 combines subsets of the modules in four different “flavors”:

  • Level 1A – Front Office
  • Level 1B – Middle Office
  • Level 1C – Operations & Accounting
  • Level 1D – Technology

FABP Level 2 contains all the available modules.

For details of which modules are included in which program/level, refer to the table below.

Getting Started

First read the FABP Orientation document, available on request from Trading University via email – trading.university@fisglobal.com.

Then simply do the activities identified in the FABP modules listed below.

Certification is achieved by passing the assessments using the CAT system. To be sent your personal set of assessments, please register for the program by sending an email to trading.university@fisglobal.com.

By participating in the FABP, it is deemed that you have read and accepted the FIS Trading University Terms and Conditions.

Modules

The following are the modules you need to complete for each FABP program:

 

Required Modules

1A
Front Office

1B
Middle Office

1C
Operations & Accounting

1D
Technology

2
Mastery

Front Arena Solution Overview | BP020

(c. 35 pages of PDF, 25 CAT questions)

x

x

x

x

x

Front Arena Delivery Concepts I BP030

(c. 25 pages of PDF, 25 CAT questions)

x

x

x

x

x

Understanding PRIME | BP040

(c. 38 mins Video, c. 40 pages PDF, 25 CAT questions)

x

x

x

x

Managing Trade Data | BP050

(c. 7 mins Video, c.15 CAT questions)

x

x

x

x

FX Sales & Trading | BP060

(c. 65 mins Video, 105 pages of PDF, 20 CAT questions)

x

x

x

x

Cash Management | BP070

(c. 12 mins Video, 10 pages of PDF, 10 CAT questions)

x

Business Data Processing | BP080

(c. 33 pages of PDF, 20 CAT questions)

x

Confirmations and Settlements | BP090

(c. 43 mins Video, c. 130 pages of PDF, 30 CAT questions)

x

x

Accounting | BP100

(c. 26 mins Video, c. 93 pages of PDF, 25 CAT questions)

x

x

Limit Management | BP110

(c. 51 pages of PDF, 15 CAT questions)

x

x

Scenarios & VaR | BP120

(c. 15 mins Video, c. 54 pages of PDF, 20 CAT questions)

x

x

Arena Extension Framework | BP130

(c. 6 mins Video, c. 36 pages of PDF, 25 CAT questions)

x

x

Integration | BP140

(c. 50 pages of PDF, 20 CAT questions)

x

x

Hardware & System Software | BP150

(c. 50 pages of PDF, 10 CAT questions)

x

x