Derivative Analysis Course

About Certified Derivatives Course

With the fast-growing financial category, One should also extend their knowledge of derivative products. Gain in-depth knowledge of various unlying financial market instruments.

Learn the skills to unriddle the technical intricacy of derivatives. It is easy to learn and totally functional.

Topics which will be covered

Basics of Derivatives Analysis

Basics of Derivatives Analysis
1.1 What are Derivatives?
1.2 Products of Derivative Market
     1.2.1. Futures (Stocks, Commodities, Currency)
     1.2.2. Forwards (Currency & Commodities)
     1.2.3. SWAPS (Currency & Interest Rates)
1.3 Forward contracts
1.4 Futures contracts
1.5 Difference between Forwards & Futures
1.6 Key Terminologies in Future Market
     1.6.1. Spot Price
     1.6.2. Future Price
     1.6.3. Expiry Cycle
     1.6.4. Contract Value
     1.6.5. Basis Point
     1.6.6 Cost of carrying
1.7 Participants in Derivative Market
     1.7.1. Hedgers
     1.7.2. Arbitragers
     1.7.3. Speculators & Margin Traders

Introduction to forwards and futures

2.1 Major Limitations of Forwards
2.2 Future Contract and its Features
2.3 Pay-off Future Contract
     2.3.1. Understanding Margins
     2.3.2. Brokerage calculation in futures & options
     2.3.3. Understanding MTM (Mark to Market)
2.4 Index Calculation
     2.4.1. Market Capitalization weighted index method
     2.4.2. Free Float Market Capitalization Weighted Index Method
     2.4.3. Price Weighted Index Method
     2.4.5. Equal Weighted Index Method
2.5 Price Risk in Index Futures
2.6 Pricing of Future Contract
     2.6.1. Concept of Compounding
     2.6.2. Types of Compounding: Discrete & Continuous
     2.6.3. Basics of Time Value of Money
     2.6.4. Calculation of Future Price Using Cost Of Carry Model
     2.6.5. Area of Convergence
2.7 Hedging
     2.7.1. Types of Hedging: Stock with future, portfolio hedging using a beta, option hedging
     2.7.2. Need of Hedging
     2.7.3. How to hedge stock with its Future?
2.8 Understanding Beta
     2.8.1. What Is Beta?
     2.8.2. How to find Beta?
2.8 Hedging Stock using beta
2.9 Portfolio construction and its hedging using beta
2.10 Systematic and Unsystematic Risk

Introductions to Options

3.1 What are Options?
3.2 Call Option- Buy & Sell
3.3Put Option- Buy & Sell
3.4 Important Terminologies
3.5 Intrinsic Value and Time Value
3.6 Strategies for Trading Options
     3.6.1 Long Straddle & Short Straddle
     3.6.2 Long Strangle & Short Strangle
     3.6.3. Iron Condors
     3.6.4. Butterfly
     3.6.5. Covered Call & Synthetic Call
     3.6.6. Protective Put & Synthetic Put
     3.6.7. Collar & Box Strategies
3.7. Option Spreads
     3.7.1. Bull Call Spread
     3.7.2. Bear Put Spread
     3.7.3. Bull Put Spread
     3.7.4. Bear Call Spread
     3.7.5. Ratio Spreads
     3.8. Use of Strategies on Sensibull

All About Open Interest & Option Greeks

4.1 What Is Open Interest
     4.1.1. How Open Interest works?
     4.1.2. Difference Between OI & Volume.
     4.1.3. Understanding OI with example
     4.1.4. Option Chain Analysis
4.2 Practical Use of OI in Option Trading
     4.2.1. Finding Range of Market Using OI data from Option Chain
     4.2.2. Making Iron Condors using OI data
     4.2.3. Two leg and then conversion to four leg option strategies
4.3 Open Interest Analysis: Trend of market
     4.3.1. Analysing Change in OI with Price & Volume
     4.3.2. OI Data Interpretation from Moneycontrol and NSE website.
4.4 Max Pain Theory: Calculation & Use
4.5 Put Call Ratio: Calculation & Use
4.6 Put Call Parity
4.7. Option Greeks
     4.7.1. Delta
     4.7.2. Gamma 
     4.7.3. Theta
     4.7.4. Vega: IV (Implied Volatility & INDIA VIX)
     4.7.5. Rho
     4.7.6. Use of Greeks in practical option trading
     4.7.7. Option Calculator


Sachin Birla, Anup Kumar, Satyarth Grover & Ayushi Verma

Course Fee & Duration

Duration of the Course: 16 Hours + Live Trading ( Excluding Doubt classes)

Why not try before you buy?

Fee: ₹18,000

Is it for me?

It is designed to help Students, Chartered accountants, Entrepreneurs,  Day traders, Investors, Stock Brokers, Relationship Managers, Consultants, etc

Is there an exam?

Towards the end of the training, There is an optional NISM Series VIII Exam which will seek to create a knowledge benchmark in case you want to be associated with any Bank, Corporate Firm or broker.