Derivatives Fundamentals – October Start

Start Dates: 19/10/2021

Duration: 8 Weeks

Location: Virtual

Full Fee: €1,400

Network Members Fee: €1,050

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Programme overview

If you want to build a solid foundation upon which to build a career in derivatives, but you have little knowledge yet and do not know where to start, this is the course you need! This 8-week “Derivative Fundamental” course provides participants with a sound conceptual understanding of options, futures and other derivative instruments backed-up by enough quantitative support to provide a good level of comfort with derivative products. This assisted course combines e-learning modules, webinar review session and coach access to provide the best learning experience.

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Learning outcomes:

This 8-week “Derivative Fundamental” course provides participants with a sound conceptual understanding of options, futures and other derivative instruments backed-up by enough quantitative support to provide a good level of comfort with derivative products.

This course introduces the main types of derivative instruments and explains how they are used, valued and risk managed. We look at the trading as well as the investment side of the derivatives market, we show how derivatives are used in investment strategies and we explain how a derivatives trader manages his book. The course covers absolute and relative valuation, derivative strategies and risk measures with only the minimum mathematical requirements.

Who is the course for?

If you want to build a solid foundation upon which to build a career in derivatives, but you have little knowledge yet and do not know where to start, this is the course you need.

Modules:

Week 1-4:       Introduction webinar and e-learning modules 1-5

Week 4:           Review webinar and Q&A

Week 5-8:       e-learning modules 5-10

Week 8:           Review webinar and Q&A

Week 9:           Online exam open for 14 days

Module Content:

Trainer Profile:

NoscoPartners AG combine financial expertise with business experience and applied training skills to deliver practical financial market education programs.  They have been developing and delivering in-house financial education programs for banks, asset managers and institutional investors since 2012 and can draw on a broad course curriculum. NoscoPartners offers blended learning solutions, combining class-room training, webinars as well as e-learning courses. Areas of specialisation include;

  • Banking business & banking products

 

  • Derivatives markets, strategies & instruments

 

  • Portfolio construction & management

 

  • Risk management & control

 

  • Structured Products

 

  • Fixed Income product & strategies

 

  • Equity products & valuation

 

  • Alternative markets & products