Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Course Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

    • Downloadable Files

  • 2

    Options Fundamentals

    • Types of Derivatives

    • Exchange vs. OTC

    • Interactive Exercise 1

    • Why Trade Options

    • What Is an Option

    • Main Option Components and Terms

    • Interactive Exercise 2

    • How to Read an Option Ticker

    • Bloomberg Call Option Example

    • Liquidity

    • Bid Ask Spread

    • Interactive Exercise 3

  • 3

    Option Mechanics

    • Call vs. Put Option Mechanics

    • Moneyness

    • Value of an Option

    • Interactive Exercise 4

    • Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic (Call)

    • Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic (Put)

    • Moneyness Example

    • What is Volatility

    • Historical Volatility vs. Implied Volatility

    • Historical Volatility vs. Implied Volatility Graph

    • Interactive Exercise 5

    • Option Greeks Overview

    • Delta

    • Delta Example

    • Gamma

    • Vega

    • Theta

    • Rho

    • Option Pricing and Impact

    • Interactive Exercise 6

  • 4

    Option Strategies

    • Option Strategies Introduction

    • How to Read a Payoff Diagram

    • Assumptions and Key Terms

    • Outright Call Purchase Overview

    • Outright Call Purchase Example

    • Outright Call Purchase Payoff

    • Outright Call Purchase - What If Analysis

    • Outright Call Purchase Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 7

    • Covered Call Overview

    • Covered Call - Called Away

    • Covered Call Example

    • Covered Call Payoff

    • Covered Call Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 8

    • Outright Put Purchase Overview

    • Outright Put Purchase Example

    • Outright Put Purchase Payoff

    • Outright Put Purchase Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 9

    • Protective Put Overview

    • Protective Put Example

    • Protective Put Payoff

    • Protective Put - What If Analysis

    • Protective Put Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 10

    • Collar Overview

    • Collar Example

    • Collar Payoff

    • Collar Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 11

    • Put Writing Overview

    • Put Writing - Being Assigned

    • Put Writing Example

    • Put Writing Payoff

    • Put Writing Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 12

    • Bull Call Spread Overview

    • Bull Call Spread Example

    • Bull Call Spread Payoff

    • Bull Call Spread Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 13

    • Bear Put Spread Overview

    • Bear Put Spread Example

    • Bear Put Spread Payoff

    • Bear Put Spread Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 14

    • Straddle Overview

    • Straddle Example

    • Straddle Payoff

    • Straddle Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 15

    • Strangle Overview

    • Strangle Example

    • Strangle Payoff

    • Strangle Summary

    • Interactive Exercise 16

  • 5

    Course Summary

    • Course Summary

  • 6

    Qualified Assessment

    • Qualified Assessment

    • Share Your Feedback

    • Course Completion