Lincoln University Conferences


Treasury Management

ANZ Bank and Lincoln University, in conjunction with KPMG, present the Introductory Treasury Management Programme specifically tailored to the New Zealand markets.

About the programme
Registration details
About the programme

Lincoln University, together with the ANZ Bank and in conjunction with KPMG, offer courses that will introduce participants to an understanding and management of the instruments available in the New Zealand financial markets. Workshops are used extensively throughout the course.
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Treasury Management & Policy
– Functions and role of a treasury within a corporate organisation structure, policy, objectives, risk profile, control
– Treasury strategy

Interest Rate and Exchange Rate Determination
– Mechanics of both domestic and foreign exchange markets
– Government policy issues

New Zealand Debt Market
Funding mechanisms used by banks, government and corporates. Read from a pricing screen, value discounted instruments construct the New Zealand yield curve.

Interest Rate Risk Management Instruments
Use of treasury products to manage interest rate risk including:
– Forward Rate Agreements (FRAs), Interest Rate Swaps (IRSs) and Interest Rate Options (IROs)
– Workshop for borrowers / investors
– Overview of accounting and tax principles.

Spot Foreign Exchange
Quoting foreign exchange including:
– Direct/indirect quotes, two way pricing and cross rates
– Calculation of forward rates, forward cross rates, broken and short dates
– Workshop for exporters / importers.

Dealing Simulation
Hands-on experience of FX dealing, two-way price making, “position keeping” arbitraging


Fundamental Outlook
Analyses the outlook for foreign exchange and interest rates using fundamental analysis

– An introduction to commodity risk
– Commodity risk management products and markets
– The importance of understanding ‘basis risk’

Foreign Exchange Options
– Introduction to terminology, what determines premium amounts
– Practical pricing session
– Workshop for exporters / importers

Issues in Treasury Accounting and Taxation
– Developments in treasury accounting under IFRS
– Introduction to taxation issues for users of treasury products

Treasury Risk Appetite and Reporting
– Considerations in determining appropriate Treasury Policy limits
– Effective reporting of treasury exposures, hedges and activity

Auckland: 8-9 May
Wellington: 4-5 September
Registration details

Refunds for cancellation will only be made if notification is received seven days prior to the course. Group discounts are available. Registration for this course will be limited to 32 to ensure that all obtain maximum benefit throughout the course, especially during the workshop sessions. The registration fee includes a comprehensive course manual, all tuition, meals, and accommodation for one night during the course.

As day one of the programme finishes at 9:30pm, we advise participants to use the accommodation. Accommodation and other costs prior to and following the course are the responsibility of participants.

The course will commence at 8.30am Monday and conclude at 4.30pm on Tuesday.

Course fee for 2017

Early bird registration (14 days prior to course commencement)
NZ$1,950.00 + GST=$2,242.50
Full registration
$2,100.00 + GST=$2,415.50

Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand may like to consider the inclusion of all or some of the programme as part of their annual continuing education requirement.

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35 Hobson Street
Phone: (09) 379 8553
Fax: (09) 979 7479

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
147 The Terrace
Phone: (04) 499 9500
Fax: (04) 499 9504

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Phone: 04 381 9846

Michael Stanton
Phone: 64 9 363 3519

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Phone: 64 3 423 0537
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