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Derivatives is one of the most fascinating and intriguing subject in the financial services domain. Its applications range from risk management to trading, and is one of the faster growing segments within the world of finance. The course aims to demystify the core concepts of derivatives, and help the candidate build a strong practical grasp on the subject.

What Will You Learn

  • Different Types of Derivatives
  • Options & Key Concepts Related to Options
  • Option Greeks
  • Option Trading Strategies
  • Risk Management Using Options


  • You will be able to understand the various types of Derivative Products
  • You will have a strong understanding of Options and Option Strategies
  • The live project and certifications can both be mentioned in resume
  • Recognition across campuses and industry


  • Basic understanding of Finance Concepts is Needed

About the Instructor

  • Peeyush Chitlangia

    Peeyush Chitlangia

    Peeyush Chitlangia is the founder of FinShiksha. An Alumnus of IIM Calcutta & MNIT Jaipur, Peeyush has been in the financial services industry for the last 14 years & has extensive exposure to Equity Research & Financial Modeling. With more than 50,000 man hours of teaching experience, he has trained nearly 15000 participants across organizations.

Course Content

  • What are derivatives

  • Forwards

  • Futures

  • Forwards vs Futures

  • MTM & Margins

  • Pricing of Forwards and Futures

  • Spot Future Price Convergence

  • Open Interest

  • Introduction to Options

  • Types of Options

  • Moneyness, Intrinsic and Time Value

  • Option Payoffs

  • Option Premium and Time Value

  • Put Call Ratio

  • Put Call Parity

  • Option Pricing Introduciton

  • Introduction to Volatility

  • Volatility Smile

  • Options Usage in Portfolio Management

  • Bullish Strategies

  • Bearish Strategies

  • Neutral Strategies -1

  • Neutral Strategies -2

  • Rollovers

  • Volatility Revisited

  • Option Pricing - Binomial

  • Option Pricing - Black Scholes

  • Introduction to Greeks

  • Delta

  • Gamma

  • Vega

  • Theta

  • Relationship between Delta, Gamma, and Theta

  • Risk Management Using Options

  • Repairing Option Trades

  • Introduction to Swaps


The course will have an online assessment. The final Certification will be an open Online test, which would be untimed, and open book. We would try and keep the assessment as close to a real life situation as possible, where you will have all the tools that you would have in real life at your disposal.

In addition, the course also has an optional live project. This will help you apply the concepts learnt into a real world example. You will be asked to build a valuation model for an Indian firm from scratch.



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