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Course: Options – Introduction

About the online training programme

This course provides all fundamentals of options, including the working of these instruments, both from the position of the holder and writer, option valuation, factors of influence and settlement of contracts, as well as the financial performance of positions.

Course contents

This course covers the following videos:

  1. Single-sided right
  2. Tool to speculate or hedge
  3. Position management
  4. A premium to compensate risk
  5. Options trading – Brokers & exchanges
  6. Open interest
  7. Contract specifications – Introduction
  8. Contract specifications – Strike
  9. Contract specifications – Maturity
  10. Contract specifications – Underlying value
  11. Contract specifications – Contract size
  12. Contract specifications – Settlement type
  13. Contract specifications – Style
  14. Contract specifications – Currency
  15. Contract specifications – Additional notes
  16. Position management – Right vs obligation
  17. Position management – Opening & closing
  18. Position management – Settlement
  19. Position management – Netting
  20. Intrinsic value – Introduction
  21. Intrinsic value – Pay-off
  22. Intrinsic value – Option positions
  23. Premium – Introduction
  24. Premium – Pricing or options
  25. Premium – Price driving factors – Introduction
  26. Premium – Price driving factors – Volatility
  27. Premium – Price driving factors – Price u.v.
  28. Premium – Price driving factors – Cost of carry
  29. Premium – Price driving factors – Strike price
  30. Premium – Price driving factors – Maturity
  31. Premium – Price driving factors – Option style
  32. Valuation – Intrinsic value & time value
  33. Moneyness – Introduction
  34. Moneyness – At-the-money
  35. Moneyness – In-the-money
  36. Moneyness – Out-of-the-money
  37. Moneyness – Application
  38. Premium erosion
  39. Positions – Investing & speculation
  40. Positions – Leverage
  41. Positions – Financial performance – Long call
  42. Positions – Financial performance – Short call
  43. Positions – Financial performance – Long put
  44. Positions – Financial performance – Short put
  45. Positions – Financial performance – Zero-sum

This course also includes examination and certification.

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Intercontinental Exchange | ICE Endex

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Uniper Global Commodities

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Advisor | Global Energy Community

Really well structured and easy to follow content that is varied in delivery in order to keep the reader engaged. Looking forward to seeing more from the ENTRIMA in the future!

Erika Rabadia
Manager Trading Surveillance | Shell

The course provided a good explanation.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

Content was good.

Maria Kramer
Operational Risk Management at Statkraft

Good illustrations

Nataly Trofimova
Head of Internal Audit at D.Trading

The most positive element of the course were the short informative lectures.

Olga Lysytsyna
Senior Consultant at E-Star

It is very informative and well described. The subtitles help.

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Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

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