Development Programmes

MIURA CONSULTANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

Miura’s Consultant Development programmes are unique in the market as they combine training with practical experience working on Miura Internal projects and on Miura Client engagements.
This specialist knowledge and experience differentiates all our consultants from the competition as they look to win the latest projects and roles.
Miura have a range of consulting disciplines that our consultants specialise in, however we are the largest supplier of MIFID II resource to the market at present…

1. MIFID II

The Role & Key Projects of a MIFID II Business Analyst
The aim of this programme is to develop candidates with Business Analysis/Technology skills the Theory around MIFID II Regulation and the Consultancy skills to work for Miura Consulting’s MIFID II consultancy or with it’s partners.
 
Programme Dates
4 Week Evening and Weekend Programme Monday & Wednesday, 6.30 – 9pm (ON WEBEX) & a half day on three weekends of four(IN THE CLASSROOM)
The programme is on onWebex on Mondays and Wednesdays and in the classroom on weekends.
 
After this, consultants spend weeks working on Miura MIFID II Projects such as system development or client MIFID II health checks or client engagements.
 
Programme Timetable Summary
 

Week Date & Time
Week 1 Mon: 6.30-9.00pm MIFID II Trade Flows and MIFID II as per the industry
 Week 1  Wed: 6.30-9.00pm  The MIFID and MIFIR Regulation
 Week 1  Sat: 9.00-1.00pm  Week 1 Presentations
 Week 2  Mon: 6.30-9.00pm  The Delegated Acts
 Week 2  Wed: 6.30-9.00pm  The 28 Regulatory Technical Standards
 Week 2  Sat: 9.00-1.00pm  Week 2 Presentations
 Week 3  Mon: 6.30-9.00pm  MIFID II Projects to Satisfy the Reg Tech Standards
 Week 3  Wed: 6.30-9.00pm  MIFID II Projects to Satisfy the Delegated Acts
 Week 3  Sat: 9.00-1.00pm  Week 3Reqs Doc Presentations
 Week 4  Mon: 6.30-9.00pm  Miura MIFID II Implementation Methodology
 Week 4  Wed: 6.30-9.00pm  Performing a Gap Analysis on a Real MIFID II Client
 Week 4  Sat: 9.00-12.00pm  Week 4 Client Presentations

 
(If for any reason anyone cannot make this class, recordings can be made available. Candidates only need to take part in 3 out of 4 Saturdays to complete the programme).

Week 1 – Monday (6.30-9.00)– Module 1 – Intro &MIFID II Trade Flows and MIFID II as per the industry
– MIFID II Trade flows and the 8 categories that the Industry Breaks down MIFID II
– Introduction to the Course

Week 1 – Wednesday (6.30-9.00)– Module 2 – The MIFID and MIFIR Regulation
– The MIFID II and MIFIR Regulation – The Miura Regulatory Directory

Week 1– Saturday (9.00-12.00) –Week 1 Project Presentations
– MIFID/MIFIR Regulatory Summary

Week 2 – Monday(6.30-9.00) Module 3 –The Delegated Acts
– MIFID II Delegated Act Documentation – 92 and 19 Acts

Week 2 – Wednesday (6.30-9.00) Module 4 – The 28 Regulatory Technical Standards
– This session goes through each of the 28 RTS’s, explaining what they do and how they affect the organisation

Week 2 – Saturday (9.00-12.00) – MIFID II Recap & Presentation Day
Recap on weeks 2 teaching
– RTS Analysis: Each member of the team is to focus on one RTS, complete a report of it and present it to the class, as they would to a client.

Week 3 – Monday (6.30-9.00)- Module 5 – MIFID II Projects to Satisfy the Regulatory Technical Standards
Monday focuses on the key projects that are part of MIFID II to satisfy the Regulatory Technical Standards (eg.)
1. Best Execution
2. MIFIR Reporting
3. HFT Consultancy
4. Pre-Trade Transparency
5. Post Trade Transparency
6. Commodities Reporting
7. Conduct of Business
8. Mandatory Clearing

Week 3 – Wednesday (6.30-9.00)- Module 6 – MIFID II Projects to Satisfy the Delegated Acts
Wednesday focuses on the key projects that are part of MIFID II to satisfy the Delegated Acts (eg)
1. Organisational Requirments
2.Record Keeping
3.Client Order Handling Rules
4.Conflicts of Interest, etc…

Week 3– Saturday (9.00-12.00) – Week 3 Business Requirements Document
– Completion of an Investment Banking Level Business Requirements document for one of the MIFID II Projects (eg MIFIR Reporting)

Week 4 – Monday (6.30-9.00) – Module 7 – Miura MIFID II Implementation Methodology
Monday focuses on going through the 270 task Miura MIFID II Implementation Methdology which is a one-stop shop Methodology for the Implementation of MIFID II for Financial Services Organisations

Week 4 – Wednesday (6.30-9.00) – Module 8 – Performing a Real MIFID II Gap Analysis on a MIFID II Client
– The Miura Implementation Methodology – Miura has designed it’s own implementation Methodology which details how to Implement MIFID II in a small to medium sized financial organisation (eg a small investment bank or a hedge fund). – WILL BE A REAL MIURA CLIENT

Week 4 – Saturday – Client Presentation
– You will be divided into teams and each team will have to present their solutions to the end client

Next Steps After the programme
There are a number of our routes that our clients go down after the programme:
– Work for Miura Consulting
We have a number of client projects list at present and we recruit our consultancy teams from the programme so there is always availability to work on projects for those that we choose.
– Work for other Consultancies or Banks
We have a number of relationships with other consultancies who we provide experienced consultants to and we also have a network of recruitment consultancies that we work with to place our experienced consultants at other organisations. You can be sure that we have connectivity to the vast number of MIFID Roles out there in the market and are best places to recommend you through our relationships

2. EMIR, Basel & Other Regulation

Week 1 – The Miura Cube Methodology and the 14 business function Front to Back Office Process for OTC DerivativesWeek 2 – The 14 business function Front to Back Office Process across other Asset Classes

Week 3 – How to Implement a Front to Back Office Technology Project in an Investment Bank

Week 4 – How to Implement a MIFID Reporting Solution

Week 5 – EMIR Reporting – DTCC & CME

Week 6 – How to Implement a MIFIR Reporting Solution

Week 7 – An Introduction to MIFID II

Week 8 – Basel 3 Reporting

3. Trading Systems

Week 1 – The Miura Cube Methodology and the 14 business function Front to Back Office Process for OTC DerivativesWeek 2 – The 14 business function Front to Back Office Process across other Asset Classes

Week 3 – How to Implement a Front to Back Office Technology Project in an Investment Bank

Week 4 – How to write Requirements Documentation for changes to Trading Systems

Week 5 – How to build testpacks and automation to Test trading systems

Week 6 – How to develop software changes to Trading Systems

Week 7 – How to build integration into upstream and downstream trading systems

Week 8 – Understanding the database & Reporting Architecture of Trading Systesm

4. Risk

Week 1 – The Miura Cube Methodology and the 14 business function Front to Back Office Process for OTC DerivativesWeek 2 – The 14 business function Front to Back Office Process across other Asset Classes

Week 3 – How to Implement a Front to Back Office Technology Project in an Investment Bank

Week 4 – Risk modelling

Week 5 – Market Risk in Investment Banking

Week 6 – Credit Risk in Investment Banking

Week 7 – Operational Risk in Investment Banking

Week 8 – Change Management and Typical Risk Projects

5. Finance/Ops/Product Control

Week 1 – The Miura Cube Methodology and the 14 business function Front to Back Office Process for OTC DerivativesWeek 2 – The 14 business function Front to Back Office Process across other Asset Classes

Week 3 – How to Implement a Front to Back Office Technology Project in an Investment Bank

Week 4 – How a Finance Dept works in an Investment Bank, and how to implement change there

Week 5 – How to Implement a Best Practice Product Control Environment in an Investment Bank

Week 6 – Operations across all asset classes in Investment Banking

Week 7 – OTC Clearing

Week 8 – Operational Risk

6. The Buy Side: Asset Management, Wealth Management & Hedge funds

Week 1 – The Miura Cube Methodology and the 14 business function Front to Back Office Process for OTC DerivativesWeek 2 – The 14 business function Front to Back Office Process across other Asset Classes

Week 3 – How to Implement a Front to Back Office Technology Project in an Investment Bank

Week 4 – How a Hedge Fund works from Front to Back Office

Week 5 – How an Asset Manager works from Front to Back Office

Week 6 – How a Wealth Manager works from Front to Back Office

Week 7 – AIFMD & Other Reporting

Week 8 – Charles River

7. Retail banking

Week 1 – The Miura Cube Methodology and the 14 business function Front to Back Office Process for OTC DerivativesWeek 2 – The 14 business function Front to Back Office Process across other Asset Classes

Week 3 – How to Implement a Front to Back Office Technology Project in an Investment Bank

Week 4 – How a Treasury Works

Week 5 – Mortgages

Week 6 – Credit Cards

Week 7 – Lending

Week 8 – Deposit Accounts

We also have an Investment banking Foundation programme, which is designed for those who have not worked in investment banking prior to this

Classes are 6.30 to 9.00pm on Tuesday and Thursday and a half day on Saturday, where students work in classes based on practical Investment Banking Projects.

After their programme finished, the best candidates get the opportunity to go an work on Miura’s consulting projects.
It is also possible to attend miura workshops on various specialist topics such as REMIT Reporting, MAS Reporting, etc….

Call Prina on our Sales Team on 0203 432 2849 to organise a demo of the programme and an assessment with one of our senior consultants.