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1. Futures and Forwards - A Library of 7 Courses
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • FRA concepts and Mechanics of trading
  • FRA Settlement
  • Forward / Forward rates
  • Hedging, Trading and Arbitrage using FRAs
  • Futures and FRAs
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Futures prices models
  • Cost-of-Carry model- perfect markets
  • Cost-of-Carry model- Imperfect markets
  • Pricing of futures contracts
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses the concept of futures in the commodity and equity market. It helps the user understand:
  • Hedging, Arbitrage and Speculation using Commodity Futures
  • Hedging, Arbitrage and speculation using Equity futures

Duration: 1 hours

 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Trading in foreign currency futures
  • Currency futures pricing
  • Currency futures- Basic trade
Duration: 1 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Eurodollar pricing and arbitrage strategies
  • Hedging and speculation using Eurodollar futures
  • T-bill futures pricing and arbitrage strategies
  • Hedging and speculation using T-bill futures
Duration: 2 hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Trading in T-bond futures
  • Pricing of T-bond futures
  • Applications of T-bond futures
Duration: 1 hours
 
 
 
This course introduces the concept of Forward Rate Agreements (FRA). It helps the user to understand:
  • FRA concepts and Mechanics of trading
  • FRA Settlement
  • Forward / Forward rates
  • Hedging, Trading and Arbitrage using FRAs
  • Futures and FRAs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Swaps - A Library of 7 Courses
 
 
This course gives an introduction to the concept of swaps. It helps the user to understand:
  • The mechanism of a swap
  • The motivation behind employing swaps
  • The role of intermediaries in a swap transaction
  • Risks involved in employing swaps
  • The general ingredients in swap documentation
Duration: 2 Hours
 
 
 
This course introduces interest rate swaps. It helps the user understand:
  • The basic structure of interest rates swaps
  • The mechanism of interest rate swaps
  • The price quoting conventions of interest rate swaps
Duration: 2 Hours
 
 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Key terms in a currency swap contract
  • Mechanism of a currency swap
  • pricing of a currency swap
  • differences between a currency and a foreign exchange swap
Duration: 2 Hours
 
 
 
This course introduces commodity swaps. It helps the user understand:
  • The nature and importance of commodity swaps
  • How buyers and sellers can use fixed-for-floating commodity swaps to hedge price risk
  • The mechanism of pricing commodity swaps
  • The differences between commodity swaps and commodity futures contracts
Duration: 2 Hours
 
 
 
This course deals with equity swaps. On completion of this course, the user will better understand:
  • The key terms of an equity swap contract
  • The mechanism of an equity swap
  • The uses of equity swaps and why organizations employ them
  • The variations from the basic structure of equity swaps
Duration: 1.5 Hours
 
 
 
 
This course deals with the variants of interest rate swaps. It helps the user understand:
  • The parameters which trigger variants in interest rate swaps
  • The variations in the basic structure of interest rates swaps
  • The underlying components of the variants
Duration: 2.5 Hours
 
 
 
 
Swaptions This course deals with options on swaps known as “Swaptions”. This course will help the user understand:
  • The key terms in swaptions
  • The variants in swaptions
  • The pricing mechanism of swaptions
  • The uses of swaptions
Duration: 1.5 Hours
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Options - A Library of 10 Courses
 
 
This course gives an introduction to financial options. It helps the user understand:
  • What options are
  • The factors influencing option premium
  • General option strategies
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses the pricing of European style options. It helps the user understand:
  • Single-period Binomial model for Options pricing
  • Multi-period Binomial model
  • Black-Scholes Option pricing model
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
 
Options-the Greeks Price sensitivities of options have been discussed in this course. This course helps the user to understand:
  • What Option price sensitivities (Greeks) are
  • How “Delta” can be used as a hedging technique
  • How Greeks are useful in constructing risk neutral portfolios
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
 
This course discusses American style options and their pricing. This course helps the user to understand:
  • The differences between American and European Options
  • ‘Exact American Call Option pricing’ (special case)
  • Binomial model for American Options
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses various option trading strategies employed in the markets. This course helps the user understand:
  • How Covered Strategies can be used to enhance return on a portfolio
  • How Spreads can be used as a risk minimizing technique
  • Option trading strategies that can be employed in a volatile market
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses options on interest rate. It helps the user to understand:
  • What interest rate options are
  • The Black model to price interest rate options
  • Hedging with interest rate options
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses options on currencies. It helps the user to understand:
  • What currency options are
  • Pricing of currency options
  • Hedging currency risk with currency options
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses options on swaps. It helps the user understand:
  • The key terms in swaptions
  • The different types of variants in swaptions
  • The pricing mechanism of swaptions
  • The uses of swaptions
Duration: 1 - 2 hours
 
 
 
This course discusses options on futures. It helps the user to understand:
  • What options on futures are
  • The pricing mechanism
  • Quotations of “options on futures”
Duration: 1.5 hours
 
 
 
 
Exotic Options This course discusses various types of Exotics Options. It helps the user to understand:
  • What exotic options are
  • Various types of exotic options
  • Valuation of exotic options
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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