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Pricing & Trading Options Training Course


30 November - 2 December 2020

Virtual Classroom

The course introduces the fundamentals of options, key options strategies, valuation and hedging, the uses of options in equity, FX and interest rate markets. In particular, delegates will be introduced to exotic options, their features and how to use them most effectively. Attend this comprehensive training course to:

  • Understand the mechanics of option pricing and valuation
  • Design trading strategies using a combination of options
  • Apply and use bond options, caps, floors and swaptions
  • Gain an exposure and understanding of the Greeks
  • Comprehend the risks and rewards of the options market, understand volatility and maximise trading opportunities
  • Understand Black-Scholes
  • Learn techniques to build and price sophisticated structured products

Numerous case studies give practical illustrations of the key issues

Case studies include: Developing a variety of option combinations to understand strategies; Establishing a portfolio in Excel and its profit, loss and decay will be monitored as variables change

Exercises include: Comparing caps, swaps and collars to hedge interest rate risks; Pricing and the Greeks in Excel; Dissecting structured products

Risk techniques include using digital, barrier and Asian options for hedging currency risk

Download the Pricing & Trading Options course brochure

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We have been delivering online training for many years and know how to ensure the interaction is the same as if you were in a classroom.

The trainer will share his screen to allow you to follow the training session, which will be very practical. Our trainer will include polls, group work, exercises, discussions and breaks.

The course will be 50% pre-recorded, on-demand material that can be accessed at the delegates preferred time. 50% will be delivered ‘live’ with the trainer – timings of this will be flexible in order to best meet the requirements of the demographics of the delegates.

You will be able to ask questions, give feedback and participate in the practical sessions. Class sizes will be capped to ensure every delegate will be guaranteed quality time with the trainer.

Dates: 30 November - 2 December 2020 & 21-23 June 2021
Venue: Online / London
Online course fee: £2399 + VAT if applicable
London course fee: £2999.00 + VAT @ 20%  = £3598.80

Clive is an FSA registered investment adviser, financial trainer & author. He was founder & CEO of a personal management company. His responsibilities included providing financial advice & business management to owners of intellectual property & high net worth individuals. After relocating to the UK in 2000, he continued to be engaged in providing wealth management services to private clients & has been an adviser to small pension funds.

Since 2007 his activities have been primarily as a contractor to financial education providers, whilst running executive education workshops.


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Very relevant to current role. Real world examples of principles taught was interesting

Patrick Rattray, 

Senior Market Analyst, ICE

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