Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Course objectives

    • Downloadable files

    • Derivative contracts

    • Components of a derivative contract

    • Trading, uses and types of derivatives

    • Interactive Exercise 1

  • 2

    Forward Contracts

    • Purpose and components of a forward contract

    • Forward contract profit/loss diagrams

    • Forward contract Excel demonstration

    • Interactive Exercise 2

  • 3

    Futures Contracts

    • Purpose and components of a futures contract

    • Futures contract profit/loss and Bloomberg example

    • Futures contract margins example

    • Futures contract margins example continued

    • Futures contract Excel demonstration

    • How are futures prices calculated

    • Interactive Exercise 3

  • 4

    Options Contracts

    • Purpose and examples of options

    • Components of an option contract

    • Bloomberg call option example

    • Bloomberg put option example

    • Call option profit/loss diagrams

    • Put option profit/loss diagrams

    • Interactive Exercise 4

    • Moneyness

    • Options calculation example

    • Options Excel demonstration

    • Interactive Exercise 5

  • 5

    Swap Contracts

    • Definition and components of a swap contract

    • Interest rate swap

    • Interest rate swap Excel demonstration

    • Interest rate swap benefits example

    • Interactive Exercise 6

  • 6

    Qualified Assessment

    • Qualified assessment

    • Share Your Feedback

    • Course Completion