The Futures & Options training course will introduce derivatives in general, demonstrate the common features of derivatives and how they differ from other sorts of financial instruments. The course will then segue into a detailed discussion - first on Futures contracts and then ultimately on Options contracts. Key characteristics will be identified, and contract features, pricing, applications, risk management, and hedging will be discussed.
By attending Futures & Options workshop, delegates will learn:
- To gain a general overview of derivatives
- To define what derivatives are and differentiate between different types
- Features of futures contracts, as well as trading and cash flows
- Fundamentals of options, their contract features, and pricing basics
- Futures contract pricing
- Basic maths knowledge