Financial Markets Course


The Association of Corporate Treasurers of Southern Africa (ACTSA) is delighted to offer the Introduction to Financial Markets online course that allows you to learn at your own pace and in your own time in association with Lisa-Ann Morris.

Once registration and payment is completed, users will have access (within 48 hours) to the course for 21 days. The online format is in bite-sized courses, providing great flexibility to tackle each topic at your own pace.


Members – R2200 (incl VAT)

Non  Members: R2500 (incl VAT)

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More about Lisa

With more than a decade of a career spent in banking, with an emphasis on experience in the financial markets, Lisa has dedicated herself to the development of knowledge and skills for participants within financial markets, corporate and investment banking and treasury operations.

This has included training and facilitation of workshops and the development of learning materials. She has structured and presented workshops to educate and elevate the understandings of financial markets, risk management, the world of banking and many other areas of finance.

More about the course

This introductory level course of 64 lessons and 2 hours of video content is perfect to prepare and expose new candidates to the world of financial markets. It will also provide a useful refresher to those already familiar to the business.

  • Insights into the forex market, money markets and bond securities.
  • Decipher jargon associated to the financial markets
  • Distinguish between primary and secondary markets
  • Identify the motives of hedgers and speculators when trading in securities
  • Contrast OTC to exchange traded markets


The online courses are straight-forward, providing you with the information you need to grow in your career. Coupled with the opportunity to share thoughts and perspectives within a learning community and reach out to the facilitator, the sky is the limit.