Issue 5 2022

Acquisition International - Issue 5 2022 25 help students academically and, more importantly, they can offer realworld knowledge, as each tutor boasts an active background within trading. As the company states, ‘we are “traders that teach”, not “teachers that teach”.’ It is with this in mind that when the company hires new talent, it focuses on recruiting staff that also are active traders, trading their own money daily. During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, this proved to be an exceptional benefit. Throughout these uncertain times, LAT have managed to successfully transform its products and services to provide a level of certainty and assurance for those wishing to study and acquire a new skill. Further, it has designed and introduced a range of flexible study options, which have not only allowed students to shape their chosen course around their commitments, but also have been a significant factor in helping LAT stand out in a crowded market of financial market education providers. 2022 is set to be a busy year for the academy, as it hopes to continue building upon the initiatives that it has implemented over the past 12 months. For example, in February, LAT added a specialist course in Trading with Volume and Order Flow, which compliments the five specialist short courses created in 2020 and 2021. Additionally, LAT has signed several international marketing agreements which will further expand the business into developing areas of the world – it has plans to sign many more throughout the upcoming year. Contact: Paddy Osborn Company: London Academy of Trading Web: The London Academy of Training is one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious trading course providers. Its continued success has landed the academy the title of Most Outstanding Trading Courses Provider 2022 – UK, and its list of achievements is only set to grow throughout 2022. Mar22603 erving as the first academy in the UK to offer accredited and regulated qualifications in trading, the London Academy of Training (LAT) is certainly a stand-out trading courses provider. Indeed, since its 2010 formation, the academy has been supplying premium courses that offer both valuable skills and an increase in accessibility for educational resources. LAT offers three courses in trading and financial markets – a 1-week introductory course for those wishing to dip their toe in financial market trading – a 4-week intermediate trading skills course for those wishing to go in a bit deeper – and their most popular 12-week advanced trading course for those wishing to get a deep understanding of how financial markets work and how to trade them. Students who successfully complete the Advanced Course assessments will be awarded a Level 5 Diploma in Applied Financial Trading. They also have a range of specialist courses available including, Options Trading, Trading Psychology, Cryptocurrency Trading, Equity Investing, Wealth Management, and its latest specialist course, Volume and Order Book Trading. The company prides itself on providing these practical and vocational training courses, developed to help individuals wishing to invest or trade in financial markets, or for those looking to enhance their employment opportunities within financial markets. All of which are taught by a team of professional traders and analysts, with experience at major financial institutions, such as HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Citibank, and Bloomberg. Consequently, LAT has attracted a diverse clientele. Statistics show that the company has an extensive geographical reach, with its courses amassing over 50 different student nationalities each year. Furthermore, its courses cater to a range of ages, with 16% of its uptake stemming from 16–24-year-olds, and 27% consisting of those over the age of 45. However, no matter the age or background, its clients have one thing in common – a willingness to learn about financial markets and trading. LAT truly understands the diversity of its student base, and therefore, it offers unparalleled flexibility. A course begins every five weeks, with the option to work either completely remotely or on campus – there is also the ability to blend the two. In addition, students can pause and restart their courses at any time, without any impact on the overall cost. If needs be, students can easily transition from one course to another by just paying the difference between the two courses, which is made simple thanks to LAT’s interest-free payment plans. Of course, LAT and its students benefit from a range of experienced lecturers, mentors, and team members. These team members can S The Course Provider That’s Going Global