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Basic Financial Engineering / Derivatives Course

By: Tom Associates  

Lagos State, Nigeria

06 - 08 Feb, 2017  3 days

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NGN 115,500

This Basic Financial Engineering / Derivatives Course will discuss the following:

Summary

DAY ONE

  • Module 1: General Introduction to the Derivatives Market.
  • Module 2: Forward and Futures Markets.

DAY TWO

  • Module 3: Options Market.
  • Module 4: Swaps Market.

DAY THREE

  • Module 5: Caps, Floors and Collars.
  • Module 6: Regulations of Derivatives Market.

Participants Must Be With Their Computers

Course Content

DAY ONE

Module 1: General Introduction to the Derivatives Market

  • What is Derivatives Instruments?
  • Differentiating Between Financial Derivatives and Commodity Derivatives
  • Functions of the Derivatives Market
  • Derivatives and Economic Development
  • Economic Development Drives and Derivatives
  • Introducing Derivatives into Nigeria Financial Market
  • Advantages of Derivatives
  • Problems of Derivatives
  • Introduction to Futures, Options and Other Types of Derivatives

Module 2: Forward and Futures Markets

  • Forward Contracts Definition
  • Characteristics of Forward Contracts
  • Benefits of Forward Contracts
  • Problems of Forward Contracts
  • Types of Forward Contracts
  • Futures Contracts Definition and Explanation
  • Uses of Futures Contracts
  • Comparing Futures and Forward Contracts
  • Clearing House and Functions
  • Margin Requirements
  • Marking to the Market Process
  • Fungibility of Contract and Its Consequences
  • Futures Traders Classifications
  • Liquidating Futures Positions.

DAY TWO

Module 3: Options market

  • Options Defined and Explained
  • OTC Options and ET Options Compared
  • Risk and Return Characteristics of Options
  • Comparing Options and Futures
  • Options Positions and Payoff
  • Long Call Position
  • Long Put Position
  • Short Call Position
  • Short Put Position
  • Moneyness of Options
  • Intrinsic Values for Calls and Puts.

Module 4: Swaps Market

  • Swap Defined and Explained
  • Features of Swaps
  • Participants in Swaps Market
  • Contract Specifications
  • Confirmation and Master Agreement
  • Uses / Application of Swaps
  • Swap and Forward Compared
  • Termination of Swaps
  • Swap Cash flows
  • Day Count Rules
  • Netting
  • Swaption.

DAY THREE

MODULE 5: Caps, FLOORS and Collars

  • Caps Defined and Explained
  • Caps Calculations and Case Studies
  • Floors Defined and Explained
  • Floors Calculations and Case Studies
  • Comparing Caps and Floors to Options Call and Put
  • Collars
  • Applications of Caps, Floors and Collars
  • Module 6: Regulations of Derivatives Market
  • Purpose of Derivatives Regulations
  • Different Regulatory Approaches
  • Principles Based Regulation
  • Rule Based Regulation
  • Regulatory Models
  • Elements of Derivatives Regulations
  • OTC Derivatives and Regulation
  • Regulatory Arbitrage
  • Derivatives Mishaps, Lessons and Caution
5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos. Registration: 8.30 - 9.00 a.m. Class Session: 9.00 - 4.00 p.m. Feb 06 - 08 Feb, 2017
NGN 115,500.00(including VAT)
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Discount of 5% to 3-4 participants from same organization. Discount of 10% to 5 or more participants from same organization.
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