Certified Derivatives Trader
One program - two qualifications
This certificate program trains participants in derivatives trading completely. It qualifies you not only for trading on Eurex, one of the world's leading derivatives exchanges, the program is also accredited by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and gives you entrance to the U.K. derivatives market.
Furthermore participants can book a web based training program which gives an ovierview about the trading functionalities of Eurex. By means of interactive exercises they learn the most important functions of the trading system. By attending the certificate course, passing the final examination and completion of the web based training program, participants gain the professional knowledge and practical experience required for admission to exchange trading at Eurex.
Only participants who have attended the one-week course are allowed to take the final exam “Certified Derivatives Trader". Participation in the course must not exceed 6 months.
In addition participants may complete CISI examinations to achieve the authorisation as Retail Investment Advisers in Derivatives from the U.K. regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in respect of the Retail Distribution Review ("RDR").
The course covers following topics, for a detailed description please have a look on the brochure "Certified Derivatives Trader"
- Derivatives Market Overview
- Market Participants
- Underlying Markets
- Exchange-traded Futures
- OTC Derivatives
- Trading, hedging and investing strategies
- Margining derivatives
- Role of Clearing Member and CCP
- Delivery and Settlement
- Portfolio Research and Construction
- Investment Selection and Administration
- Regulatory requirements
- Eurex Strategy Master
- Directional Strategies
- Volatilities Strategies
- Hedge Ratios
This course is a five day seminar, the end date below shows the date the examination.
Who should attend
The certificate programme is aimed at new staff members of derivatives trading desks in banks and trading firms, as well as private investors and students with appropriate previous experience.