Course Name

15th PSE Ateneo Certified Securities Specialist Course


June 11, 2024 - December 05, 2024

Schedule via Zoom:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

9:00 am – 12:00 nn  

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Regular Rate:

Php 64,000

Early Eagle Rate:

Php 59,000

Valid Until:

May 28, 2024

15th PSE Ateneo Certified Securities Specialist Course


This program is a key initiative of the Exchange that provides comprehensive capital market education for professionals. It involves a 123-hour continuing education on financial and securities market theories, valuation techniques and analysis, investment portfolio management, ethics, securities regulations, market dynamics, and real world applications of finance principles.

  • The Program is facilitated by carefully selected market practitioners and academicians who have extensive knowledge in finance particularly the capital markets.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous online lecture discussions, exercises, group assignments, and examinations are conducted to ensure that the participants have a clear grasp and appreciation of the Program content. Hands-on trainings using different financial information software are also conducted to complement online discussions.
  • The PSE and Ateneo will issue a certification and confer the title “Certified Securities Specialist” or “CSS” to all the graduates of the Program. The CSS is a title being honored and recognized as added credential by the PSE and other participants in the industry.
Who should attend

This program is designed for: 

  • Investors who already understand the fundamentals of investing and would like to manage their own portfolio.
  • Market participants or industry practitioners who want to enhance their investment, trading, and analytical skills.
  • Individuals who are interested to learn about the equities market as well as those who are considering a career in the finance and capital markets industry.

After the course, you will be able to:

  1. Provide a continuing education program for interested individuals who would like to enhance their knowledge on the capital markets industry, with specific focus on the equities markets; 
  2. Enhance the investing, trading, and analytical skills of investors and industry practitioners; and
  3. Promote a healthy investment culture among Filipinos and the general public.

I.      Organization of Financial and Equities Markets
II.     Analysis and Use of Financial Statements
III.    Quantitative Methods of Finance
IV.    Macroeconomics
V.     Fundamental and Technical Analysis
VI.    Valuation
VII.   Risk Management
VIII.  Raising Capital in the Capital Markets
IX.    Fixed Income and the Bond Market
X.     Introduction to Derivatives
XI.    Portfolio Management
XII.   Securities Regulation
XIII.  Ethics in the Professional Asset Management Industry
XIV.  Recent Developments in the Capital Markets

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