Mastering Financial Products & Derivatives
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This groundbreaking course is the most comprehensive training programme available on the subject of the practical applications of securities and derivatives. The level of the course is designed as Introductory/Intermediate and will assume only a basic understanding of financial markets and will not assume a detailed knowledge of financial instruments including derivatives.
The programme will examine the rationale, mechanics and risks/rewards for investors in a variety of financial instruments which provide direct and indirect exposure to different asset classes. There will be a focus on the way in which 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.
The course covers three days of interactive lectures/discussions and the focus will be on explaining the essential nuances and characteristics of securities and derivatives which are actively traded in today’s volatile financial markets. There will also be opportunities for collective exercises and analytics using techniques which will have been explained.
OVER THREE INTENSIVE DAYS YOU WILL:
- Focus on the practical applications of a wide range of financial products and derivatives
- Examine the rationale, mechanics and risks/rewards for investors in a variety of financial instruments
- Focus on the way in which financial instruments function and the markets and platforms upon which they trade
- Benefit from interactive sections and class discussions
- Understand the essential nuances and characteristics of securities and derivatives
How You Will Learn
The course covers three days of interactive lectures/discussions. There will also be collective exercises and analytics using techniques covered in the course
Case studies and exercises include: UK gilt market, types of gilts, index linked gilts, role of GEMM’s, role of Debt Management Office, nature and trading of STRIPS; Global Macro hedge fund strategy, macroeconomic themes and analysis of asset class correlations