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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
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 28 February 2019 10 -
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 6 March 2019 10 -
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 7 March 2019 10 -
Fundamentals of Financial Analysis This programme provides an outline of basic accounting concepts and techniques. Topics covered include the balance sheet, cash flow statement and principles required to read, understand and apply financial analysis to financial statements Beginner & Intermediate 12 - 13 March 2019 10 -
Financial Modelling This programme explains the concepts and techniques involved in designing financial models and templates. Participants will be guided in performing scenario and sensitivity analyses. Intermediate 20 - 21 March 2019 10 -
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 17 - 18 April 2019 10 8
Market Manipulation and Securities Fraud This programme demonstrates how to detect potential market manipulation and engage in preventive measures to mitigate trading losses. Participants will also be able to develop skills to build financial models. Intermediate 17 April 2019 10 8
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 23 April 2019 10 8
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 19 June 2019 10 8
Financial Modelling with VBA and Macros This programme explains the concepts and techniques involved in designing financial models and templates. Participants will be guided in performing scenario and sensitivity analyses. Beginner & Intermediate 26 - 27 June 2019 TBA 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 8 – 9 July 2019 10 8
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 18 July 2019 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 31 July 2019 - 1 August 2019 10 8
Advanced Cash Flow and Analysis 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 7 - 8 August 2019 10 8
Introduction to the Malaysian Bond Market This programme explains the valuation of fixed income securities, and analyses risks in bond investing. It also provides exposure to various instruments in the money market. Intermediate 7 – 8 August 2019 10 8
Market, Credit and Operational Risk Management This programme is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of analysing and quantifying operational risk via innovative analysis techniques. Participants will be guided in devising pre-emptive control strategies to identify, monitor and control key areas of exposure. Participants are also exposed to systematic approach to the control of operational risks. This programme explains the statutory requirements of financial risk management disclosures and emerging trends in financial risk management. Intermediate 4 – 5 September 2019 TBA 16
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 18 – 19 September 2019 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 25 – 26 September 2019 10 TBA
Fundamentals of Accounting for Today's Application This programme provides an outline of basic accounting concepts and techniques. Topics covered include the balance sheet, cash flow statement and principles required to read, understand and apply financial analysis to financial statements. This programme also provides exposure on how to simplify the accounting process. Beginner & Intermediate 2 – 3 October 2019 TBA 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 15 October 2019 TBA 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 October 2019 10 8
Legal Perspective of Restructuring and Rescheduling Islamic Finance Facilities This programme is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of identifying key regulatory requirements on restructuring and rescheduling. Participants are also exposed to Shariah perspective and issues concerning debt and its recovery. Participants will be guided in determining the legal consideration for restructuring and rescheduling. Beginner to Intermediate 30 October 2019 10 TBA
Finance for Non-Finance Managers This programme is designed to assist participants in understanding and identifying the ‘Golden Rules’ of financial management to improve business performance. It also provides a comprehensive understanding of analysing and appraising key financial indicators as well as applying the interpretation of financial statements and identify key financial concerns. Participants will be guided in inspecting capital investment proposals for financial decision-making and recognising how companies are valued. Beginner & Intermediate 5 - 6 November 2019 TBA 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 12 - 13 November 2019 TBA TBA
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL Case-based Courses
Negotiation Lab This two-day negotiation course is participant-centered. The majority of the class time is spent in hands-on negotiations, which are then discussed in debriefings. The course covers major negotiation terminology and principles. Participants are also exposed to analyse key elements of negotiation to use when crafting a sophisticated negotiation strategy and analyse to increase the overall value of a negotiation to all parties involved. Beginner & Intermediate 15 - 16 October 2019 TBA TBA
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 22 - 23 October 2019 10 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 29 - 30 October 10 TBA
Corporate Financial Management
(Valuations Module)
This one-day case-study course is participant-centered and provides opportunities for quantitative and qualitative analysis and decision making. This programme also provides exposure to value business using discounted cash flows (DCF) and multiples valuation methodologies. Participants will be able to determine the relation between the DCF and multiples valuation methodologies. Beginner & Intermediate 6 November 2019 TBA TBA
Corporate Financial Management
(Mergers & Acquisitions Module)
This two-day case-study course is participant-centered and is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of analysing, structuring, and value a merger/acquisition opportunity. It also provides exposure to identify and evaluate various negotiation and bidding strategies. Participants will be able to determine post deal integration strategies and relevant issues related to the operation of a business between signing and closing a deal. Beginner & Intermediate 12 - 13 November 2019 10 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