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MARC Training is the learning and development solutions provider for Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad. Established in 1999, our courses which are primarily related to debt-capital market, risk management, project finance and economy skewed topics, provide excellent learning solutions for our client base via timely and relevant curricula, engaging delivery methods, strong industry linkages, and up-to-date training facilities. As one of the nation’s leader in credit rating, MARC Training aims to nurture a progressive and savvy domestic debt-capital market. Our focus is to deliver training programmes that raise the standard of participants and support market growth.

Delivered by highly knowledgeable, dedicated and experienced trainers who are also professionals in a variety of fields in the corporate world, our courses are Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC), Continuing Professional Education (CPE) and Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), Continuing Professional Development (CPD) approved.

*Proposed Training Programme Description Level Date CPE Points AICB CPD
Fundamentals of the Malaysian Bond Market The aim of this programmes is to define and identify the infrastructure, stakeholders as well as the financial instruments that makes up the market. Participant who attend will also be able to describe the foundation of technical knowledge applicable to both the buy and sell side as well as those involved in bonds in other capacities of the business. Beginner & Intermediate 13 February 2020 10 8
Constructing and Managing a Fixed Income Portfolio This programme is designed to assist participants in understanding and developing the theoretical strategies and practical techniques they need to control risks while still achieving a diverse and extremely profitable fixed income portfolio. Beginner & Intermediate 25 - 26 February 2020 10 TBA
Project Financing Credit Analysis The overall aim of this workshop is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of significant project risk factors and a structured approach to assess the credit risk of a project finance transaction over the project’s life. Intermediate 27 February 2020 10 TBA
Issues in Risk Management – A Case Study Approach This two-day case-study course is designed to provide participants a comprehensive understanding and identifying of the risk management issues. Participants are also exposed with emerging trends in risk management as well as identifying the key risk concerns. Participants will be guided in managing different types of risk in a holistic manner and understand the diversity of risks in running an organisation. Intermediate 4 - 5 March 2020 10 TBA
Advanced Cash Flow Analysis and Lending This programme demonstrates how to conduct an analysis of historical cash flow statement and construct a basic operational cash flow forecast for planning and borrowing purposes. Beginner & Intermediate 10 - 11 March 2020 10 TBA
Concepts of Portfolio Management This programme provides a framework for understanding the portfolio management process. Participants are also exposed to the importance of creating an investment policy statement, the risk-return trade-off for an investor, the Markowitz model, the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Arbitrage Pricing model. Participants will be guided in performing attribution analysis. Beginner to Intermediate 8 – 9 April 2020 10 TBA
Fundamentals in Sukuk Structure Applications This programme is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of determining different Sukuk structures that suits varying funding or investment practice. It also provides exposure on Shariah and legal framework of Sukuk. Participants will be able to relate the importance and benefits of Sukuk to issuers and investors. Beginner to Intermediate 8 – 9 April 2020 10 TBA
First Guide to Macroeconomic Indicators This programme provides an overview of the co-dependencies of economic variables. Participants are also exposed to common interpretations of these variables and how to use them. Beginner & Intermediate 14 - 15 April 2020 10 TBA
Implications of MACC (Amendment) Act 2018 This programme provides an overview of the MACC (Amendment) Act 2018. It also provide exposure to the key issues under the new law and the liability of commercial organizations, and their directors/officers. Participants are also exposed to the areas of risk, understand the guidelines and various subject matters in the policies and procedures. Beginner & Intermediate 14 April 2020 10 TBA
Country-Level Macroeconomics & The Capital Markets This programme is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of evaluating the convergence between economic theory and financial market practice. Participants will be able to relate macroeconomic variables and frameworks directly and specifically to the financial markets. Intermediate 21 April 2020 10 TBA
International Macroeconomics in the Global Financial Markets This programme is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of evaluating the convergence between economic theory and financial market practice. Participants will be able to relate macroeconomic variables and frameworks directly and specifically to the financial markets. Intermediate 22 April 2020 TBA TBA
Security Over Land and Other Assets This programme distinguishes between the various forms of security including charges, mortgages, pledges and liens. It also provided an overview to land law and analyses issues in property acquisition financing and project financing. Beginner & Intermediate 20 May 2020 10 TBA
Financial Restructuring This programme provide a comprehensive understanding of financial or corporate restructuring exercises including M&As. Participants also exposed to different types of corporate restructuring mechanisms, how corporate exercises are structured and review the roles played by the regulatory framework, SC guidelines on restructuring and listing. Intermediate 25 June 2020 10 TBA
Credit Rating Bootcamp In this programme participants would be mainly taught to form and analyse credit risk of non-financial corporates. They would be also exposed to the rating significance of financial covenants and the standard notching guidance for subordination risk, as well as be guided to explain the role of external and implicit external credit support in an issue rating. Intermediate 25 June 2020 10 TBA
Bond Mechanics and The Malaysian Bond Market This programme is designed to give participants information that will enhance their understanding of bonds concept, risks, how bond are issued and traded in Malaysia and general bond investment strategies. Participants also exposed to factors affecting bond valuation, bond rating, differences between high-grade bonds, junk bonds and yield computations. Intermediate 15 - 16 July 2020 10 TBA
Shariah on Islamic Banking This programme outlines the Malaysian Legal and Regulatory framework governing Islamic finance. Participants will be able to define the issues and challenges in implementing Shariah Governance in Islamic finance. Beginner & Intermediate 22 – 23 July 2020 10 TBA
Legal Issues in Financing Documents This programme is designed to provide participants with an introduction to financing documents and an overview on typical roles and features of covenants. Participants will also learn on types of security documents and distinguish events of defaults. Intermediate 22 July 2020 TBA TBA
Project Financing Credit Analysis The overall aim of this workshop is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of significant project risk factors and a structured approach to assess the credit risk of a project finance transaction over the project’s life. Intermediate 13 August 2020 10 TBA
First Guide to Macroeconomic Indicators This programme provides an overview of the co-dependencies of economic variables. Participants are also exposed to common interpretations of these variables and how to use them. Beginner & Intermediate 22 – 23 September 2020 10 TBA
Macroeconomics for Financial Markets This programme is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of evaluating the convergence between economic theory and financial market practice. Participants will be able to relate macroeconomic variables and frameworks directly and specifically to the financial markets. Intermediate 07 - 08 October 2020 10 TBA
Credit Rating Bootcamp In this programme participants would be mainly taught to form and analyse credit risk of non-financial corporates. They would be also exposed to the rating significance of financial covenants and the standard notching guidance for subordination risk, as well as be guided to explain the role of external and implicit external credit support in an issue rating. Beginner & Intermediate 8 October 2020 10 TBA
FinTech and Blockchain Courses
FinTech Professional This two-day programme is designed to provide participants with an overview on the concept of FinTech with skills-based role-play group work sessions. Participants are also exposed to current perspective and practical approach towards FinTech. Participants will be able to formulate strategy and experiment with Robotics and AI, as well as inspect how these emerging technologies work. Beginner & Intermediate 10 - 11 March 2020 10 TBA
Blockchain Technologist This two-day hands-on session of Blockchain Technology provide participants with a better understanding of the concept of Blockchain. Participants will be able to identify the Blockchain protocols, other smart contract and assets, how EVM works and recognize the Blockchain tools and languages used. Participants will be guided to construct a private Blockchain. Beginner & Intermediate 21 - 22 July 2020 10 TBA
Digital Marketing Courses
Digital Marketing: Techniques for Financial Institutions and Financial Teams This programme demonstrates how to identify the right components of successful Digital Marketing campaign and strategy. It also provides exposure and a better understanding of evaluating the convergence between Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Digital Campaigns and effectively engage with other stakeholders. Beginner & Intermediate TBA - April 2020 TBA TBA
Digital Marketing: Measuring and Analysing ROI This hands-on programme provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of effective Digital Marketing approaches and analyzing the positive ROI. Participants will be guided in performing the measuring tool: Google Analytics. Beginner & Intermediate TBA - August 2020 TBA TBA
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL Case-based Courses
Corporate Financial Management
(Financial Statement Analysis, Working Capital Management, and Pro-forma Projections)
This two-day case-study course is participant-centered and is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the working capital management, the importance of the cash cycle and describe the use and misuse of credit function. Participants will be guided in preparing pro-forma management projections, identifying and estimating funds needs. Beginner & Intermediate TBA - March 2020 TBA TBA
Corporate Financial Management
(Capital Structure, Cost of Capital, and Project Valuation)
This two-day case-study course is participant-centered and provides a better understanding and explains the relationship between capital structure and cost of capital and the benefits and risks of leverage. Participants will be guided in determining the cost of capital using the capital asset pricing model, project valuations and evaluate capital budgeting alternatives. Beginner & Intermediate TBA - July 2020 TBA TBA

*Subject to change

To secure a seat or request brochures, please contact:
Ms. Badariah Seman, +603 2717 2913;
Ms. Nurfarain, +603 2717 2925 or
email us at training@marc.com.my