Foundations of Derivatives

ACF Consultants USA
Training overview
1 day
995 USD
Next start date: 1/10/2020 - New York City
Classroom / Public

Course description

Introduction to Derivatives Course

Foundations of Derivatives - 1 day course for anyone who needs to understand derivatives

This Foundations of Derivatives course provides a delivers a overview of the range of derivative products, and the uses to which they can be put.

Run throughout the year in both London and New York, the one-day seminar explains in straightforward terms what derivatives are, and why banks, financial institutions, and commercial customers use them. In particular, the seminar explores: 

  • How clients use derivatives to mitigate equity, interest rate, and credit risks
  • How derivatives can also be used to enhance value and increment yield

In addition, the seminar gives delegates first-hand experience of each topic through workshops and case studies so that everyone can see the practical application of derivatives in an everyday setting.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone working in the financial markets.

Training Content

This intensive course is structured as follows:

Morning session

  • Introduction to Derivatives
  • Forward Markets
  • Financial Futures
  • Interest Rate, Currency, and Equity Swaps

Afternoon session

  • Options
  • Using Stock Options
  • Credit Derivatives

Workshops, simulations and case studies are used throughout to illustrate the topics covered.


The cost of the Foundations of Derivatives course is:

  • London: £975 + VAT per delegate 
  • New York: $1,400 per delegate 

In-House / In-Company Training

This course is also available as an in-house program, where the dates and precise content can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Certification / Credits

This course is worth 7 CPE credits.

About ACF Consultants USA

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