Postgraduate Education

The Mechanics of Derivatives & Financial Products

Length
16 weeks
Price
198 - 1,979 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
24 April, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
Length
16 weeks
Price
198 - 1,979 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
24 April, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

The Mechanics of Derivatives & Financial Products

  • The rationale, mechanics and risks/rewards for investors in a variety of financial instruments
  • These include options, futures, swaps, structured products, exchange traded funds and other collective investment vehicles - considered from the perspectives of the hedger, the speculator and, on the sell side, from the perspective of the originators and structurers
  • How these instruments function, the markets and platforms upon which they trade, and the motivations behind the selection of such instruments in constructing an investment portfolio

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

24 April, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

2 October, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You have the option to receive a Postgraduate Certificate validated by Middlesex University Business School.

How you'll learn

  • A new module is released every two weeks
  • Read the units online, save them to your computer or print them out
  • Study at your own pace
  • Efficient and cost effective - no need to travel or take time off work
  • Apply new skills and expertise to your work straight away

Training Course Content

  • Unit 1 - Equities, Global Equity Markets and Indices
  • Unit 2 - Fixed Income Securities
  • Unit 3 - Money Market Securities, Foreign Exchange and Settlement
  • Unit 4 - Exchange Traded Funds and Collective Investment Schemes
  • Unit 5 - Exchange Traded Derivatives: Futures and Options
  • Unit 6 - Key Elements of Swaps
  • Unit 7 - Risk Management with Derivatives
  • Unit 8 - Trading Derivatives, Hedging and Investment Strategies

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