[FA129] Introduction to Front Arena PRIME

Duration of Course: One day (Could be extended to two days, see below)

Course Covers

Day 1

  • Application fundamentals and concepts
  • Defining instruments and entering trades
  • Trade management – Creating trade filters, portfolios
  • Valuation – Yield curves, volatility structures and the volatility manager
  • Position keeping – Trading Manager: Portfolio sheet, Trade Sheet, Risk Matrix sheet, etc.

Day 2

  • Development in PRIME, AEF and AIF, Extension Manager, Python editor, etc.
  • Overview of trade flow through the system
  • PRIME configurations and administration
  • The basics of Electronic Trading and Market Making
  • Basics in Operations and Back Office

Goal of the Course

After the course users will be familiar with the normal use of Front Arena PRIME in the above areas and how to use the product in their respective roles in the financial institution.

Target Audience

Front- and middle-office staff as well as application managers who are new to Front Arena PRIME or wish to deepen or broaden their understanding of the software.

Back-office personnel may also find the course useful to develop their knowledge of the system.

Required Knowledge

Relevant business knowledge. No previous knowledge of Front Arena is required.

Type of Course: Functional