COMMENTS FROM COURSE
e-Learning Course on
'Capital Market Development and Regulation (Advanced Course)'
selected comments were taken from the Course Evaluation Questionnaire
(Survey) submitted by the participants. Due
to limited space we cannot print the hundreds of comments made available.
The purpose of this compilation is to help prospective participants assess
the usefulness of the course.
It was an excellent learning experience and I wish to congratulate UNITAR
on arranging such wonderful learning opportunity for government and private
sector officials of the developing countries.
Objectives and Expected Outcomes
course was designed for participants specifically from the public
and private sector who (a) have some experience in capital market
matters and/or (b) have successfully passed the UNITARs Basic
Course in Capital Market Development and Regulation. The course provided
participants with working knowledge of the importance of capital markets
to domestic economic growth and the role and responsibilities of government
to foster such development. Specifically, the course allowed participants
a greater understanding and appreciation of (1) how an efficient capital
market should be developed and structured; (2) existing rules and
regulations and country economic circumstances; (3) policy concerns
facing government in the regulation of the capital market; (4) the
need for continuing cross-communication and cooperation between public
and private sector; (5) regulatory measures that could improve SMEs
and medium-sized businesses capital-raising opportunities; and
(6) measures to increase public confidence in the operation and integrity
of the capital market.
Duration and Work Load
course was conducted by UNITAR over the internet and was made available
to participants for a six-week period. The course required participants
to work for at least 25 hours to complete all compulsory reading materials
and assignments during this six-week period. The work load for this
e-Learning course was equivalent to a five-day traditional (face-to-face,
e-Learning course provided participants with (a) compulsory reading
materials; (b) additional reading materials; (c) bibliography of references;
(d) glossary of terms; (e) external links to Internet resources; (f)
lesson reviews; (g) an instructor-moderated asynchronous discussion
board; (h) community tools for email exchanges among course participants
and with instructors; (i) quizzes and assessments; and (j) learning
tools using new information technologies.
This is my first experience in participating in an on line course and
I have enjoyed it tremendously It has been very interesting. I have not
only learnt a lot from the various lessons, but I have interacted with
various people from different background of life. I have also made new
friends. I will definitely participate in other e-learning courses in
I take this opportunity to say a big thanks to the course director, the
e-learning team, the course participants and all who help in diverse ways
to make this virtual theater a big success. Thank you all, it's my hope
to see you again in another virtual class of UNITAR. Great thanks!
Glad to have completed and thanks for the ride. Looking forward to do
more e-learning courses in the nearest future.
I will say I have undergone a postgraduate programme and have received
a degree in capital market management. I can effortlessly go out and challenge
the operators of the system by adding my voice and writings and also be
a good player in the system. I have the dream of setting up a financial
consultancy firm in the future and with what I have gained from this course,
I believe that I am better equipped.
I would like to thank UNITAR for this great opportunity. This is a rare
privilege as I have obtained a great deal from this course. I am sure
other participants have gained much as well. I promise to put the knowledge
acquired to the best possible use and be a worthy Ambassador of UNITAR.
The Course was very rewarding in terms of content and delivery. It exposed
me to a whole new concepts, ideas and issues in capital market. I say
bravo to UNITAR.
I loved the course. Now I understand a lot about capital market development
since I took the basic course, and now the advanced course. I believe
I can play a strong role in my country to aid in solving the problems
of the capital market.
The course is highly informative and educative. I am proud of being part
of the program. I want to use this opportunity say thank you to UNITAR
for making this course available to us. Looking forward to other beautiful
Thank you for the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge on Capital
Market Development and Regulation. It has really been an eye-opener. Keep
up the good work.
I am extremely happy that I participated in this course, it has broadened
my horizon in no small way and I want to thank the UNITAR team for establishing
an e-learning course like this.
The course has helped my understanding of the workings of the capital
markets in my country and it has also given me an advantage in my job
in the way I access and understand company accounts.
The course is an interesting one and should never be stopped at all. In
fact, people should be encourage to do it. I appreciate the efforts of
UNITAR, Course instructors and all participants for endeavoring their
time for the course.
It was a great experience and also very educational, it has exposed me
to a lot of opportunities. Thank you UNITAR for giving this priceless
course was well structured, the content very informative and knowledge
boosting. External links have given the opportunity to gather adequate
information in areas of interest. Contacts made with fellow participants
will go a long way in cementing working relationships. I have been enriched
by participating and my work process will be better for it. Thank you
for the opportunity once again.