The main objective of this course is to provide participants with a sound understanding of the meaning of the derivatives market and learn how different derivatives instruments function. The course includes in-depth discussions of the main features of these instruments, the associated risks, and the pricing. It also focuses on the analytical skills required to calculate the pricing, the total in-cost and total income generated by these instruments.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Staff recently involved in or about to become involved in dealing with derivatives in their banks, treasury operations staff who need an overview of the instruments in order to understand the back office implications, treasury sales desk dealers, investment officers, finance managers working for corporations, corporate department staff who use derivatives to hedge their clients’ foreign exchange & interest rate risk, risk managers, derivatives system developers, legal advisers and lawyers, and auditors.
Participants are expected to have a considerable background in fundamental mathematics and completed basic courses on Foreign Exchange.
This course consists of lectures, discussions, in-class exercises and multiple-choice questions. Participants are also expected to complete an additional 5 hours of self-study.
Note: This course is examinable
Duration: 3 Days (5 hours per day) with the exam on the final day
Date: 23-25 Apr
Lecturers: BIBF Faculty
Fees: Member Organisations
Fees: Non-Member Organisations
A calculator is required for this course.