Illustrative course outlines

At OTC we believe in tailoring our courses to meet each client’s specific requirements.  The illustrative course outline below gives an indication of the type of course content that we’ve been asked to deliver. For more information call us on +44 20 7700 3330 or email

Strategy & Leadership Finance & Commerce Investment Banking

Introduction to financial maths

What is covered?

Through an overview of the key mathematical principles underlying interest rate calculations, this course aims to explain the jargon surrounding interest rates and equip participants with the tools to use and apply rates confidently.

Who will benefit?

Participants needing to use interest rates at work and looking for a grounding in the different rates used and their applications.  No prior learning is required.

Course content

  • Understanding simple interest
  • Understanding compound interest
  • Understanding the time value of money
  • Understanding continuous compounding
  • Understanding real and nominal rates of interest


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