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Introduction to Derivatives

This unit is an outstanding certification which gives the participants a structured understanding of financial derivatives and risk management. This is a must for anyone who is intending to work within the investment management industry.

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Created by CIFA Education Management Last updated Wed, 20-Oct-2021 English
What will I learn?
  • Overview
  • Underlying Assets
  • Exchange-Traded Futures and Options
  • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
  • Clearing
  • Delivery and Settlement
  • Researching and Constructing Portfolios
  • Trading, Hedging and Investment Strategies
  • Selection and Administration of Investments
  • Regulatory Requirements

Curriculum for this course
20 Chapters
20 Chapters
  • Chapter 1 Overview of Derivatives
  • Chapter 1 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 2 Underlying Assets
  • Chapter 2 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 3 Exchange-Traded Futures and Options
  • Chapter 3 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 4 Over-the-Counter Derivatives
  • Chapter 4 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 5 Clearing
  • Chapter 5 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 6 Delivery and Settlement
  • Chapter 6 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 7 Researching and Constructing Portfolios
  • Chapter 7 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 8 Trading, Hedging and Investment Strategies
  • Chapter 8 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 9 Selection and Administration of Investments
  • Chapter 9 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Chapter 10 Regulatory Requirements
  • Chapter 10 Review Quiz 00:00:00
  • Uk Regulations and Professional Integrity
  • Investment Taxations and Risk
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This certification covers the analytics of financial derivatives and risk management, including a range of topics in contemporary finance. Specifically, the certification examines the use of financial derivatives including options, forwards, futures and swaps, as well as credit derivatives in risk management. The certification focuses extensively on the analytical aspects of derivative products and the practical applications of risk management tools in various contexts.

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