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Introduction to Options

CPD Hours: 3.5


This half-day workshop is designed to provide an introduction to options and how they are used in institutional client portfolios and retail funds.

It is assumed that all delegates have attended or are familiar with the concepts in, the Introduction to Futures and Introduction to OTC Derivatives workshops.

Case studies form an integral part of the workshop, to allow the delegates to consolidate the information and provide the basis for group discussions.


At the end of the workshop, delegates will have a better understanding of:

  • Different types of ETD options
  • OTC option contracts
  • Caps and floors
  • Swaptions
  • Strategies

Who Should Attend?

  • Client services and call centres
  • Finance and accounting
  • HR and training
  • Investment administration and operations
  • Investment professionals
  • Legal and compliance
  • Risk management
  • Sales and marketing


  • Option basics
  • Factors affecting option prices
  • Exchange-traded options
  • OTC options
  • Option strategies

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