Financial Markets and Derivatives

Financial Markets and Derivatives Training

Finance: Introduction to Options (One-Day)

Course Overview


This course is designed for finance professionals in asset management, hedge funds, corporates, or banking who need an understanding of Options. 




This is a one-day (6 hours of training)  course. The timing is 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Alternate timings can be arranged upon request. The course can be held on a date that suits you.


Our Finance: Introduction to Options course can be run at our training venue near Liverpool Street (London) or any preferred location in the UK or Europe. The training can also be delivered Online Remotely using online training platforms.

Introduction to Options Course Outline

What is an option – definitions, call and put payoff profiles for buying and selling options

Is the option in-the-money, at-the-money, or out-of-the-money ?

Understanding put-call parity and combinations of options and forwards

Time value versus intrinsic value for calls and puts

Hedging underlying risks with options, using calls and puts, using collars

Drivers of option premiums – spot, volatility, time-to-maturity, strike, interest rates

Understanding volatility, calculations, volatility skew and smile

Examples using commodity, equity and FX options

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One to One

(which includes a tailor-made training programme for the individual where they can mix and match the topics from various levels to get the most cost-effective training

Group for up to 8 learners
The Course outlines on our website are standard, however, we would be happy to tailor them to your specific requirements. Please call us on 020 3696 2796 or send us a message to discuss further.

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