Every now and then one tends to see something absolutely amazing. Stuff that you can’t describe in a blog post, work that must be seen with your own eyes. Welcome to Toffeetv.com. Rabia Garib’s (CIO Pakistan) labor of love for desi kids all across the universe. Growing at the rate of one nursery rhyme a [...]
23rd March 2011 was my last blog post. A number of friends dropped in a line asking if things were ok and where I had disappeared to. Well for one word press broke again and despite my best efforts I wasn’t able to fix the home page (help please). For two between November and now [...]
This March marks the 8th year I have been teaching entrepreneurship as a subject. In every group of 35 students I teach I come across a handful on fire. The wild, out of control, let me change the world fire, as well as the slow burning, smoldering, I will get through everything fire. All I [...]
A number of friends asked if I could put a post (or a series together) time lining the Finance Training Course adventure. For those of you who have just joined us, Finance Training Course is a business that grew out of a conversation last December with a friend about making money from selling content online. [...]
Building the Onlnie Risk Training Niche – Part I Last week of February 2011 we quitely celebrated the first full year of Finance Training Courses (aka Learning Corporate Finance). A business initially conceived of 11 years ago that spawned a book, the startup crash course and a suprising rebirth selling online risk courses covering video [...]
Taha turned six mashallah in February. We just did an immediate family get together at home and he was happy. While I travel like crazy trying to make numbers work, Fawzia has been holding the fort at home and at work. Yesterday morning she sent me a piece that I think you should also read. [...]
Finance Training Videos – The Online Quant Crash Course comes to town – Quantitative Training for the non-Quant.
In the summer of 1987, Lotus Symphony was the category killer in the integrated spreadsheet market. It was also my first introduction to the animals called spreadsheets and financial models. While other 16 year olds were doing things that 16 year olds are supposed to do in the summer, yours truly was digging through Symphony [...]
The Quant Crash Course: Finance Training Course introduces the Quant Crash Course online video training series
It took two students, over a hundred training engagements in 6 markets and a life working with risk and finance to change my mind. 2007 was a good year in many ways. It was also the year when Abbas Qureshi at SP Jain, Dubai and Adnan Iqbal at Deloitte Consulting, DC asked me the same [...]
Come and see me at the PMI Karachi Chapter monthly event where I will give my reboot chat later this evening at 6:30 pm at the Regent Plaza Hotel. Please see event brochure or the PMI site for more details.
Two ICAAP training workshops, three days, one magical location. Our second set of workshops covering exotic financial topics in breathtaking tropical locations. A focus on ICAAP – Pillar II risks primarily ALM and Liquidity Risk Capital using Interest Rate Simulations. The two day main event is preceded by a single day foundation workshop on Internal [...]