Derivatives in Risk Management and Trading

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Course Description

This comprehensive 2 day course  run by a former senior City banker is designed to provide delegates with a thorough insight into the most important financial derivative instruments, demonstrating how these different products are used in risk management and trading.

Through lectures, case studies, exercises and discussions you will learn about the characteristics of the main types of derivatives, how to value them and price and hedge risk management as well as spread trade. 

This programme is designed for banking professionals, fund managers, treasurers and traders and those who want to understand how to use derivatives in risk management and trading.

Course Level: General to Intermediate

What Will You Learn

 You will learn about:  

  • Different types of derivatives traded on the OTC markets and exchanges, how they are priced and used by risk managers and traders
  • Margining and clearing process 
  • Use of bond futures for managing bond portfolios and trading purposes
  • How individual equity futures and index futures are constructed and used by fund managers and traders alike.
  • Design of an options contract and the theory of options pricing
  • Significance of the Greeks in options risk management and how option sensitivities are applied to manage risk 
  • Volatility and directional trades and simple option trades versus spreads in options

Main Topics Covered During This Training

Who Should Attend

From Investment Banks, Corporates and other financial institutions - Managers and Professionals from the following departments:

  • Risk Management
  • Interest Rate Analysts, Sales and Traders
  • Currency Analysts, Sales and Traders
  • Auditors
  • Financial Analysts
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Treasury Managers

And anyone who has an exposure to derivatives and want to learn more about them. 

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Contact us for Details

Paul has over 20 years experience of working and teaching in the financial and derivatives industry.  Paul joined the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) in 1988, spending several years on the exchange trading floor before transferring to LIFFE’s Business Development Department.

During his time at LIFFE, Paul worked in the fields of broker relations, product research and development, marketing, market automation and education. Paul was Head of Education at LIFFE, before leaving in December 1998 to pursue a freelance career in financial education and consultancy.  

Paul is also a qualified teacher and has extensive speaking experience both in the UK and abroad, covering all the major aspects of financial markets.  Paul has taught delegates from virtually all of the worlds leading investment banks, funds and trading houses. His list of clients includes JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Societe Generale, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital among others.

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