Derivatives Fundamentals


If you're looking for a solid foundation on which to build your expertise in derivatives, this is the course for you. The course introduces you to futures, forwards and options in a straightforward but rigorous way. We discuss the different derivative instruments, how they are used, priced and risk managed. The course requires no special mathematical skills but provides you with enough quantitative support so that you can have informed discussions with option traders and any other option specialist. This is an interactive course where you will have access to coaches. 
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Study Time

26 hours

Interactive Lectures

52 e-lectures

Case Studies

Test & Certificates

10 Tests & 1 Certificates

Your benefits

Kickstart your derivative knowledge

The secrete to derivatives is not about complicated formulas, but about understanding a few central concepts. We will explain these central ideas with very little math. You will leave this course with a solid foundation from which to wander deeper into the derivatives world. 

Proven on the training floor

This course was born out of 20 years of experience on the trading floor. It has been built around practical insights which are often not included in classical derivative books. The Derivative Fundamentals course is an ideal preparation for the Derivatives Master Class. 

Continuous education credits

This course is eligible for continuous education credit (CEC) from the Swiss certification provider SAQ. Should you require other CEC registrations, please be in touch with us. 

You should plan 9-weeks to go through this course. 

Follow up courses

Your trainers

Vincent & Walter

say thank you for the trust, collaboration, and friendship over all these years. 
About Vincent & Walter
After many years at a large Swiss bank, they jointly started their own company NoscoPartners in 2013. The focus was on developing and delivering financial market training for bankers and financial professionals. Since then the business evolved around the central theme "Financial Market Expertise". Today NoscoPartners has three fields of business: education and e-learning, pension fund consulting and pension modelling.