The University of Malta has joined forces with the International Factors Group (IFG) and FIMBank p.l.c. to launch the Certificate of Finance in International Trade. The programme aims to introduce participants to the world of international trade, logistics, trade supply chain management, asset based lending and trade finance. It also incorporates the IFG Academy Week, which is the only truly international comprehensive and integrated course on the theory and practice of factoring and commercial finance. The six-week curriculum which will be held in Malta is designed to provide participants with a wide range of competencies that will enable them to further their career in the corporate world.
Professor Joseph Falzon, Head of the Department of Banking & Finance, and Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy at the University of Malta stated that: “We are proud to be associated with the IFG and FIMBank. This certificate programme will provide a sound framework for those wishing to pursue further study or seek a career in the field of trade finance. Jointly with our partners, who will provide additional international lecturers and trade finance bankers, the programme will offer a unique educational experience – both theoretical and practical.”
Erik Timmermans Secretary General of the IFG, was equally excited about this development and stated that: “IFG is the representative trade association for the factoring and the asset based finance industry, with more than 160 members in over 60 countries. The decision to embed our existing Academy programme within this certificate course is intended to add tremendous value, since successful participants will now have the option to either enrol to our Academy Week or else follow the full six week programme distributed over 9 months and achieve an EU accredited qualification in both instances.”
Your first paragraph shows ignorance of the
Subject of economics.
BTW, most HS economics courses also include a module on personal finance, especially if it is not offered separately.
I happen to have a HS economics textbook in front of me. It is from Florida, where economics is a required course for graduation. Here is the breakdown of the topics:
Unit 1 - Introduction to Economics
Chap. 1 - What is Economics?
"Economics is the study of how people seek to satisfy their needs and wants by making choices. Because people act individually, in groups (such as businesses), and through governments, economists study each of these groups