Learning Platform - "Trade Compliance & Surveillance"

Course: Options – Valuation Models

About the online training programme

This course provides learners a perfect overview of the pricing or valuation of options or option positions. Different models are covered and their features are compared to the characteristics of other models. Meanwhile attention is given to price volatility as it is crucially important for the option premium.

Course contents

This course covers the following videos:

  1. Introduction
  2. Volatility – Skew
  3. Volatility – Smile
  4. Volatility – Kurtosis
  5. Binomial model – Introduction
  6. Binomial tree – Normal distribution
  7. Binomial tree – Skewed distribution
  8. Black & Scholes model – Introduction
  9. Black & Scholes model – Formulas
  10. Black & Scholes model – Limitations
  11. Black-76 model – Introduction
  12. Black-76 model – Formulas
  13. Monte Carlo simulations
  14. Application – Applicability
  15. Application – Comparison – Binomial model vs. Black & Scholes
  16. Application – Models for commodity options

This course also includes examination and certification.

Entrima has trained numerous professionals and certified thousands of learners, and counting

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Pieter Schuurs
Intercontinental Exchange | ICE Endex

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Uniper Global Commodities

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Rob Veersma
Advisor | Global Energy Community

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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.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

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Sr. Expert Energy Trading & Risk Management B2B & B2C Sales OVM Petrom