Envision Training Centre and the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), a DMCC entity, announced the launch of Trading Campus, a new initiative designed to educate financial market professionals.
The DGCX and Envision collaboration will provide a combination of practical workshops and lectures which aim to equip students with the knowledge and expertise needed to trade and manage investments responsibly.
Trading Campus students will gain practical financial market experience through simulator training; trading financial products electronically on demo portfolios; as well as theoretical modules.
Graduates can also apply for internship programmes with financial institutions through the Trading Campus network and partnerships.
Gaurang Desai, CEO of DGCX, highlighted the significance of investor education and protection:
Financial markets are the cornerstone of economic growth. As the Middle East’s first derivatives Exchange, DGCX has been instrumental in transforming the derivatives marketplace by continuously educating market participants including traders, brokers and merchant communities.
With financial instruments and theories constantly evolving in the face of a challenging macro-economic environment, we see education as a key driver for growth and development of the financial markets. We are confident that the Trading Campus initiative will enhance regional investors’ financial literacy, understanding of trading dynamics and most importantly help develop their investment decisions and risk management skills.
Bruce Powers, Chief Trainer at Trading Campus, and active participant in the financial markets for over 20 years as trader, analyst, and educator, stress the importance of a well-designed education platform, commented:
With financial markets getting more complex every day; it is essential that market participants, both current and prospective, update themselves with skills to match the same. Our courses aim to equip participants with the edge needed to compete effectively. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure and cutting-edge technological approach delivers a very unique experience in financial markets training.