1. Course Overview
This programme will start by providing a practical background to the basic equity derivative building blocks. These instruments will be developed to consider the construction and reverse engineering of popular equity structured products. The programme will also cover dynamic risk analysis and reality checks for the instruments discussed. Throughout the programme use will be made of spreadsheets and Bloomberg™ to develop a sound practical understanding of the pricing and applications to which equity derivatives can be put.
2. Who will gain from the course
This two-day programme has been specifically designed for participants who need a comprehensive understanding of both exchange traded and over-the-counter equity derivatives and structured products.
The course will be especially relevant to: bankers, institutional investors, back office and IT staff, sales and marketing staff engaged in selling financial products, equity traders and swaps brokers, risk managers, investment portfolio managers, bank internal auditors, compliance staff, trustees, independent financial advisers, journalists and consultants working in the area of finance, and accountants.
3. Prerequisite Knowledge
An understanding of financial markets and the roles played by institutions in global markets, a knowledge of futures and options contracts to an introductory level.
4. Structure of the Course
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5. Course Delivery
There will be a 1-hour break for lunch and two coffee breaks during each day. Teaching will take place in dedicated seminar rooms, IT labs and the Bloomberg™ Research and Trading Room. To achieve the best training results and to encourage interaction between the participants the course will normally be delivered to small groups of up to 15 delegates.
This 2-day course will equip you with the tools, knowledge and understanding to:
London Financial Academy,
London Metropolitan University,
84 Moorgate, London EC2M 6SQ