Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
Pedagogical Method : The Online learning portal of Fitch Learning houses the study resources students will need to pass the UK Financial Regulation exam : Instructor recordings, question bank, mock exams, email-a-day, diagnostic performance tools, global instructor helpdesk, downloadable slides. Course Description : The UK Financial Regulation unit is the ﬁrst step to achieve any one of the four Capital Markets programme qualiﬁcations of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). This unit considers the regulatory environment in the UK and is divided into 5 elements : - The regulatory Environment (Role of the FCA and FRA, Regulatory Infrastructure). - The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and ﬁnancial Services Act 2012. - Associated Legislation and Regulation (Insider dealing, Market abuse, Money Laundering). - The FCA Conduct of Business Sourcebook / Client Assets. - Complaints and Redress. The training will be completed with Fitch Learning through its online learning portal. Fitch Learning is a CISI Accredited Training Partner. Required reading : Questions of the Question Bank ; CISI mandatory book.
readings before the sessions in order to participate actively and fully. Requirements include : 1) A 10-15 page analytical paper on a theme covered in class 50% 2) A 15 minute oral presentation as part of a group of 2-3 students introducing a proﬁle of a radicalized person from the perspective of a given class theme and proposing solutions from that perspective 40% 3) Active participation in debates ; and discussions based on readings. 10% Pedagogical Method : The course will meet 12 times per semester for 2 hours each time, at the rate of twice a week. For each thematic class (after the introductory ones), a group of 2-3 students will introduce a hypothetical or real proﬁle of a radicalized person from that particular theme, and propose solutions from that perspective, as a way to start an interactive discussion with the students, guided by the professor. Readings for the sessions will be posted at the beginning of the semester, aimed at feeding the debates and discussions among students. Skimming through the readings is a requirement. Slides will be provided for each session and then put on the share drive for students after the class. The class is interactive and students are expected to contribute to discussions with their examples from the readings and from their experiences and opinions. At times outside of class, the student can communicate with the professor by email, skype etc. Course Description : Why do some people join violent extremist groups and what can be done to deter them ? The course seeks to help students critically reﬂect on the conceptual and methodological challenges in studying the human causes of violent extremism. The course also takes a problem solving approach to thinking about solutions. Much of the recent debate among policymakers focuses on how states should respond to violent extremism and terrorism by either using harsh policies of punishment and thus deter future acts, or concentrating on root causes and reducing incentives to use violence. Ignored in these discussions are the characteristics that distinguish groups and individuals from one another, including motivation and capabilities, which in turn
UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO VIOLENT EXTREMISM
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Shahrbanou TADJBAKHSH (Chercheur associé). Prerequisite : Familiarity or interest with questions of security, conﬂict, terrorism, radicalization. Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written) to be able to contribute to class discussions Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : This course will be an interactive seminar. Students are expected to do the 1790