Derivative Master Topics

Nasdaq Derivatives Academy

Volatility &
volatility markets

Master Topic 2

The relationship between volatility and option valuation is central and very subtle. Volatility measures the price fluctuation of the underlying. This volatility then gives value to an option. “Implied” volatility on the other hand is a proxy for option prices and leads to the so-called volatility smile. Learn all about volatility: What it is, the market and how to trade it. 


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What are the derivative master topics?

  • Topical deep dive
  • On selected topics
  • 5-8 hours commitment
  • For experienced students
The master topics allow you to selectively deepen your derivative expertise. A solid existing derivative knowledge is required. 
To build a solid derivative knowledge first we recommend the Nasdaq Derivatives for Professionals course.

Course contents

Nasdaq Derivatives

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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. More info: