How do asset managers, dealers and corporations use derivatives to manage risk? This interactive course evaluates the features and characteristics of various derivative products, including interest rate swaps, futures and forwards and options. Various applications are explained along with fundamental pricing and the risks inherent in using derivative products.
This interactive, hands-on course is designed for participants that have little to no knowledge of derivatives.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the features and characteristics of plain vanilla derivatives
- Interest rate swaps
- Futures and forwards
- Demonstrate fundamental pricing of the respective products
- Identify the risks
- Apply the products
- Fundamentals of the Capital Markets / Securities Industry or equivalent knowledge
Advance Preparation: None
Computers and Financial Calculators: Calculators
Recommended CPE Credits: 7