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What is the Certificate in Derivatives Market Strategies?

The Certification in Derivatives Market Strategies will help you understand the complex world of derivatives. You will gain specialized knowledge and skills in the advanced concepts and applications of derivative investments—including options, futures, and swaps. You will also learn how to use derivatives to manage interest rate, equity, currency, and commodity risk.

What skills will you develop?

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of options, futures and swaps
  • Gain a deep understanding of various underlying financial and commodity markets
  • Understanding the various applications of derivatives including managing risk, trading and product construction
  • Competence in the various trading techniques using options and futures
  • Deep understanding of the supply and demand fundamentals of various financial and commodity markets
  • Distinguish yourself as a derivatives specialist

What is the path to the Certificate in Derivatives Market Strategies?

Who should enrol?

Individuals who’re in:

  • Investment advisory with a focus on derivatives trading
  • Institutional sales and trading
  • Risk management in both financial and non-financial corporations
  • Conventional and alternative portfolio management
  • Structured product development
  • Equity and fixed income research
  • Treasury

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