Options I - Fundamentals of Energy Options - FOEO 

CPE Credits Awarded: 8
Categories: Trading, Derivatives, Hedging and Risk Management

Date Register by Date Duration Venue Price Register
08 Aug 2017 7 Jul 2017 1 Day Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Country: ca
$ (USD) 1,170.00+5%GST
11 Oct 2017 8 Sep 2017 1 Day Houston, TX Country: us
$ (USD) 1,170.00
07 Nov 2017 6 Oct 2017 1 Day London, UK Country: gb
£ (GBP)775.00+20%VAT
06 Dec 2017 3 Nov 2017 1 Day New York City, NY Country: us
$ (USD) 1,170.00

5c003d5e591091d484ea3c6e8f6051f1150 150This course allows delegates to experience this fascinating and complex field first hand. Long thought as a difficult topic, options are broken down so they are fully understood. This full day workshop covers everything from premium valuation to advanced trading strategies on exchange traded options, specifically those related to energy commodities including oil, gas and electricity. You will gain even more valuable insights through our unique trading simulation and comprehensive review at the end of the day.

Includes Web-based Pre-study Module
This course is accompanied by a preparatory course available online. Delegates will receive a web voucher as part of their joining instructions upon confirmation of registration. By taking advantage of this "blended" learning approach, in-class time and learning are optimized.

Prerequisites

Fundamentals of Energy Futures or a thorough understanding of exchange traded futures contracts.

Not sure if you have the appropriate experience? Click here to test yourself on futures and options knowledge necessary for this course.

Class delegates include everyone from trade support staff all the way up to senior management - anyone who needs to learn the basics for the first time or sharpen their skills on futures terminology and trading. This programme deals with many different energy commodities, including oil, gas and electricity.

  • Characteristics and profit and loss profiles of calls and puts
  • The "anatomy" of an option
  • Being an option "holder" vs being an option "writer"
  • Exercise and assignment
  • The different styles of options
  • American and European
  • Calculating intrinsic and extrinsic value
  • Discuss the variables affecting the Black Scholes options pricing model
  • The importance of volatility both historical and implied
  • Using bear and bull fences
  • The behavioral characteristics of premiums
  • The "Wasting Asset Theory"
  • The meaning of delta, gamma, vega and theta
  • Included in the manual and covered if time permits: Characteristics of straddles with profit and loss profiles

Faculty

Course Director

Testimonials

“Thank You - the instructor was very knowledgeable and has relevant examples as well as historical perspective to lend to discussions.” D.Z., Proliance Energy

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