Understanding FX in your Business

Course overview

Our one day programme gives you a hands-on introduction to the world of FX Hedging solutions and understanding of how you can use these skills to protect your company from the volatility in the FX market.

You will gain understanding into the products offered by financial institutions, how to calculate prices, and what the major market influences that will affect pricing on a day-to-day basis.  You will also learn what FX risk is, how to identify it, and how individuals can utilise FX products to ensure they remain adequately hedged against market volatility.

Taught by Duncan Donald CEO at LAT. Duncan has had a 20-year career in the FX market running FX Trading teams for the Cooperative Bank and the Bank of Scotland. The course is designed to give you a professional insight into what is required to efficiently hedge exposures. The course is highly interactive, using theoretical lectures and practical examples in real-time.

Our programme is especially suitable for those with financial responsibility within companies with import and export necessities and cross-border exposures.



What will you study

Our aim is to give you a strong understanding of how to identify FX risk within your business, what the appropriate hedge would be for each exposure and give you the skills to ensure you are getting the best price from your FX provider.

The programme has been designed to be as interactive as possible, so you will have plenty of opportunities throughout the course to ask questions. You will also have practical sessions to help build your understanding.

You will learn:

  • what physical FX is
  • why hedging against market volatility is vital
  • how to identify FX risk within your business
  • how to ensure the best execution of FX hedging


1 day

Starting dates

Continuous student intakes throughout the year

Study modes

On campus only

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