Call for Applications, Summer School of Finance, 2018

Deadline:  28 June 2018 at 23:59, (Baku City local time)
Open to: participants from Azerbaijan
Venue: 30 June - 15 July 2018 (Length: 3 weeks, (Only weekends) ), in Baku, Azerbaijan



Between the dates of 30 June 2018  and 15 July 2018 in Honours Academy is planning to hold "Summer School of Finance, 2018" for citizens of Azerbaijan who study in Azerbaijan and different parts of the world in the field of finance, economy,  entrepreneurship, business strategy. This program is also for finance professionals who wish to update their knowledge of finance in order to grow their career. The courses will be delivered in English and Azerbaijani.


Program Structure

"Summer School of Finance, 2018"  consists of 18 to 24 hours of material delivered over 6 lessons period with a standard program structure. You will complete one module per one day, and each module concludes with a quiz. A capstone assignment is due with completion of the final module.

DAY 1: Fundamental financial concepts

  • Arbitrage
  • Debt
  • Hedging
  • Effective interest rate
  • Nominal interest rate
  • Inflation
  • Dividend


DAY 2: Time value of money

  • Present value
  • Future value
  • Discounting
  • Net present value
  • Internal rate of return
  • Annuity
  • Perpetuity


DAY 3: Equity market

  • Stock market
  • Common stock
  • Preferred stock
  • Treasury stock
  • Equity investment
  • Private Equity
  • Fundamental analysis
  • Dividend
  • Stock split
  • Initial Public Offering (IPO)


DAY 4: Bond market

  • Bond (finance)
  • Zero-coupon bond
  • Junk bonds
  • Convertible bond
  • Municipal bond
  • Sovereign bond
  • Fixed income


DAY 5: Derivatives market (Forward, Futures, and Options)

  • Derivative (finance)
  • Forward contract
  • Futures contract
  • Options
  • Call option
  • Put option
  • Interest rate floor
  • Interest rate cap


DAY 6: Investment strategy, Behavioral finance

  • Behavioral finance
  • Efficient market hypothesis
  • Stock market crash
  • Stock market bubble
  • January effectq



Early bird

(Until  June 18)

195 AZN


(JUne 19 - June 30)

280 AZN



It is free to apply and applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged. A basic understanding of accounting and business practices is recommended prior to taking this program, but no prior knowledge of finance is required.

It is our great pleasure to announce that organizational committee will award certificates to all participants of Summer School of Finance 2018.

Two types of certificates will be awarded:

  1. School of Finance 2018 Certificate of Participation
  2. School of Finance 2018 Certificate of Achievement


In order to apply, register HERE.



If you have any questions, please contact us:


Phone: 99450-228-23-20