ACF Academy

ACF are at the forefront in developing cutting-edge training technology, from which delegates attending ACF Academy programs can benefit. Our products include:

Acumen eLearning for the financial markets has been carefully designed by the global leaders in the creation of sophisticated financial simulations. This expertise has been blended with unrivalled experience in financial markets training, and content from leading professionals, to produce a truly compelling online learning experience focused on the world of finance.

Acumen combines a flexible, modular structure with leading-edge techniques to create the most effective and user-friendly online training system available to the financial sector. The system has been structured to provide a smooth and progressive track from finance basics through to advanced concepts.

Acumen has also been designed to link seamlessly with tutor-led training and a portfolio of sophisticated simulations to create a unique, multi-faceted blended-learning experience, which delivers fast, quantifiable results. more...

The Acumen LMS has been developed to the highest industry standards using the latest technology and an open architecture. It offers exceptional value. Created by experienced professionals, with a thorough knowledge of the training industry and outstanding technical skills, the Acumen LMS provides an efficient central delivery platform for managing blended-learning solutions and firm-wide training. more...

Acumen Assessment is a web-based tool that can design and deliver: training tests and exams, training needs surveys, feedback surveys, certification and skills tests, and web based assessments (self assessments, skills assessments, pre-course and post-course assessments). In fact, Acumen Assessment is ideal for any application where you need to ask questions and obtain answers.

Acumen Assessment supports all question types from multiple choice to multiple selection to text for comments and write-in answers. The system collects and reports results from respondents with a variety of immediate and up-to-the-minute graphs and statistics and provides a powerful query tool for filtering your results, so you can report as much or as little of your results as you want in as much or as little detail as you want.

With an easy-to-use interface, your surveys and assessments are completely customisable and reusable, so you can modify and re-run your surveys anytime. To find out more, contact us...

Acumen Appraisal has been specifically designed for creating, delivering, and analysing feedback from seminars, programs, and other events. With an easy-to-use web-based interface you can create customised feedback forms asking just the questions you want, or you can select from a number of standard templates. Feedback from delegates can then be analysed and filtered to produce clear and colourful reports summarising the feedback from your event. These reports are available in range of formats, including Word and Excel, so it is easy to include them in other documents. To find out more, contact us...

Global Trader Ultra is the undisputed global leader among market simulators.

With the launch of Global Trader Ultra we have built on years of experience in designing and creating innovative trading, banking and other financial simulators, which have consistently been the market leaders.

Using the most advanced technology coupled with exceptional market knowledge and experience and outstanding instructional design, Global Trader Ultra provides uniquely powerful and realistic practical experience of how the financial markets work – in all situations. Covering all asset classes, products and instruments, and capable of mirroring any set of market and economic conditions, Global Trader is the most effective tool for rapidly developing and honing the skills of financial professionals.

With screens which can be configured to imitate any trading platform and trading functions are as close to the real world as it is possible to be, Global Trader Ultra is an invaluable tool for consolidating theoretical knowledge with practical experience which is both challenging and highly motivating.

Having a host of powerful industrial-strength analytical and pricing tools, Global Trader Ultra goes far beyond one-dimensional trading. The system is a key tool for ensuring the rapid and effective understanding of a wide range of financial techniques and principles.

Capable of dynamically evaluating short and long term investment strategies Global Trader Ultra is an exciting means of training people in wealth and asset management as well as those involved in Sales and Trading. To find out more, contact us...

Global Banker is high-level strategic simulation at its best. Global Banker is an extremely powerful, challenging, and flexible simulation which provides delegates with a unique insight into almost every aspect of commercial banking. The experience combines a broad overview with in-depth analysis. Global Banker is the world's leading ALM simulation, allowing theory to be put into practice dynamically with immediate feedback. more...

New for 2013 – scenarios allowing delegates to experience at first hand the issues arising from running a bank under the touch new Basel III regulations – rules that have the potential to cut profits by more than 30% – and to find successful solutions to restoring profitability.



"Very interesting, practical and original way to understand concepts by using simulations."

– Rafael I.