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Introduction to Derivatives

ACF Consultants
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 975 GBP, 1,400 USD excl. VAT
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 19/11/2018 - New York
Rating: (7 Reviews)
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975 GBP
975 GBP
975 GBP
New York
1,400 USD
1,400 USD
1,400 USD

Course description

Introduction to Derivatives Course

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

This Introduction to 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.

Suitability - Who should attend?

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

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course is worth 7 CPE credits.

Training Course 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 this Credit 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 programme, where the dates and precise content can be tailored to suit your requirements.

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ACF Consultants - Financial training for Professional Development

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ACF Consultants are a top-quality financial training provider that are renowned for delivering innovative courses for some of the largest and most demanding financial institutions in the world. Offering open seminars using their uniquely blended learning techniques, ACF Consultants are...

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Max   |   13/10/2016
Very informative, gave me a good all-round understanding.
Gressa   |   13/10/2016
Knowledgable instructor and excellent materials
Catherine   |   13/10/2016
Well-prepared and and well delivered.
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Introduction to Derivatives
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