Derivatives

Derivatives

Our derivatives training courses aim to demystify derivatives, showing participants the benefits that derivatives can bring. Each seminar starts by reviewing product fundamentals before going on to pricing, quotation conventions, trading, and their use for hedging market risk.

All our courses provide participants with intensive hands-on experience using powerful and intuitive software, so they can benefit from a comprehensive, practical exposure to each topic covered. By the end of each seminar, participants will gain a deep understanding of derivatives and how they can be used in practice.

Upcoming Events

Event Dates Location
Lifecycle of a Trade and Recent Regulations Lifecycle of a Trade and Recent Regulations
The Lifecycle of a Trade and Recent Regulations course is an intensive foundation course that explains the mechanics of securities operations, from inception through to settlement and accounting.
5 Dec 2022 London
Bond Math Bond Math
After attending this practical seminar, participants will have mastered the concepts, theory, and practices of bond math, be confident in pricing and valuing a diverse range of fixed income products, and understand exactly what makes these products tick.
9 Dec 2022 London
Financial Markets for HR Professionals Financial Markets for HR Professionals
This course gives HR professionals an invaluable insight into the capital and derivatives markets. Each topic is explained clearly, so that participants can interpret the jargon, understand how each product works, and appreciate the role their organisation plays.
9 Dec 2022 London
Bond Math Bond Math
After attending this practical seminar, participants will have mastered the concepts, theory, and practices of bond math, be confident in pricing and valuing a diverse range of fixed income products, and understand exactly what makes these products tick.
12 Dec 2022 - 13 Dec 2022
Financial Modeling Masterclass Financial Modeling Masterclass
The Financial Modeling Masterclass course is a highly practical course that will enable you to master the creation, adaptation, and use of corporate financial models for company analysis and valuation.
12 Dec 2022 - 13 Dec 2022 London
Foundations of Currency Options Foundations of Currency Options
The Foundations of Currency Options course is a highly practical seminar taking participants from the essentials of FX options through to their use for hedging and trading.
12 Dec 2022 - 15 Dec 2022
Foundations of Financial Markets Foundations of Financial Markets
The Foundations of Financial Markets course is a practical program designed to give participants a clear idea of how the financial markets work, and the roles played by the various participants in the market.
12 Dec 2022 - 14 Dec 2022 London
Foundations of Financial Markets Foundations of Financial Markets
The Foundations of Financial Markets course is a practical program designed to give participants a clear idea of how the financial markets work, and the roles played by the various participants in the market.
12 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Options Trading Masterclass Options Trading Masterclass
This intensely practical program will show you how to trade successfully in the $25bn-a-day world of equity options. We demystify the jargon and explain the key concepts in non-technical language. You’ll then be able to test your ideas on our uniquely powerful options trading simulator and receive immediate and incisive feedback.
12 Dec 2022 - 15 Dec 2022
Understanding and Using VBA  Understanding and Using VBA 
The Understanding and Using VBA course is an intensive course that gives participants practical expertise in using VBA to enhance the capabilities of Excel.
12 Dec 2022 - 13 Dec 2022
Equity Derivatives Masterclass Equity Derivatives Masterclass
Equity derivatives provide flexible tools allowing investors to protect against the downside while maintaining exposure to the upside, to enhance price, to make money in a stagnant market, and many other possibilities. This seminar explains exactly how.
13 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Excel for Finance - Essentials Excel for Finance - Essentials
The Essentials of Excel for Finance course is a highly practical class that will empower participants to become adept in using Excel for a wide range of applications in business and finance.
13 Dec 2022 - 14 Dec 2022
Financial Modeling Masterclass Financial Modeling Masterclass
The Financial Modeling Masterclass course is a highly practical course that will enable you to master the creation, adaptation, and use of corporate financial models for company analysis and valuation.
13 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Foundations of Foreign Exchange Foundations of Foreign Exchange
The Foundations of Foreign Exchange course explains the workings of the global FX market, and how spot, forward, and FX swap transactions can be used to effectively handle currency exposure.
13 Dec 2022 - 14 Dec 2022
FX Options - Essentials to Exotics FX Options - Essentials to Exotics
This intensive seminar takes you from the essentials of FX options through to exotics, showing the practical use of FX options, as well as the risk management of an FX options book.
13 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Introduction to Capital Markets Introduction to Capital Markets
The Introduction to Capital Markets course is a comprehensive and intensely practical four-day program giving participants a clear idea of how the capital markets work, the range of instruments issued and traded, and the roles played by the various participants.
13 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022 London
Python for Finance Python for Finance
Python is increasingly being seen as an essential skill for everyone working in finance. This highly practical course is intensively focused on how Python can be used in a range of real-world finance applications.
13 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Foundations of Derivatives Foundations of Derivatives
The Foundations of Derivatives course de-mystifies the world of derivatives, explaining what derivatives are, and how they can be used by a wide range of users to solve real-world financial problems.
14 Dec 2022 - 15 Dec 2022
Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
The Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies course is an intensive course on blockchain technology and its use in cryptocurrencies and other applications.
19 Dec 2022 - 20 Dec 2022
Excel for Finance - Masterclass Excel for Finance - Masterclass
The Excel for Finance Masterclass is a highly practical seminar that will leverage participants’ skills to become highly proficient at using Excel’s more powerful features for a wide range of applications in business and finance.
19 Dec 2022 - 20 Dec 2022
Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass
The Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass provides a comprehensive insight into the instruments that comprise the biggest derivatives market in the world.
19 Dec 2022 - 22 Dec 2022
Mastering Risk Management Mastering Risk Management
This comprehensive seminar provides a clear understanding of risk: how it arises, how to measure it, and – importantly – how to manage risk. Participants will explore and master a wide spectrum of risks, including market, credit, and operational risks.
19 Dec 2022 - 23 Dec 2022
Credit Derivatives Masterclass Credit Derivatives Masterclass
This intensive seminar explains exactly what credit derivatives are, and how they can successfully be used by investors, asset managers, bankers, and hedge funds. Participants will be brought right up to date on the latest developments.
9 Jan 2023 - 10 Jan 2023 London
FX Options - Essentials to Exotics FX Options - Essentials to Exotics
This intensive seminar takes you from the essentials of FX options through to exotics, showing the practical use of FX options, as well as the risk management of an FX options book.
9 Jan 2023 - 10 Jan 2023 London
Excel for Finance - Masterclass Excel for Finance - Masterclass
The Excel for Finance Masterclass is a highly practical seminar that will leverage participants’ skills to become highly proficient at using Excel’s more powerful features for a wide range of applications in business and finance.
10 Jan 2023 London
Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
The Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies course is an intensive course on blockchain technology and its use in cryptocurrencies and other applications.
11 Jan 2023 London
Foundations of Currency Options Foundations of Currency Options
The Foundations of Currency Options course is a highly practical seminar taking participants from the essentials of FX options through to their use for hedging and trading.
11 Jan 2023 - 12 Jan 2023 London
Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass
The Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass provides a comprehensive insight into the instruments that comprise the biggest derivatives market in the world.
11 Jan 2023 - 12 Jan 2023 London
Energy and Commodity Derivatives Energy and Commodity Derivatives
This course provides participants with an in-depth review of the range of energy and commodity derivatives available, an understanding of how these derivatives are priced, and expertise in applying these products in the real world.
12 Jan 2023 - 13 Jan 2023 London
Understanding and Using VBA  Understanding and Using VBA 
The Understanding and Using VBA course is an intensive course that gives participants practical expertise in using VBA to enhance the capabilities of Excel.
12 Jan 2023 London
Foundations of Foreign Exchange Foundations of Foreign Exchange
The Foundations of Foreign Exchange course explains the workings of the global FX market, and how spot, forward, and FX swap transactions can be used to effectively handle currency exposure.
13 Jan 2023 London
Using Excel to Value Derivatives Using Excel to Value Derivatives
The Using Excel to Value Derivatives course is an intensive course that gives participants expertise in using Excel to value and price a range of derivative products that includes swaps, options, and credit derivatives.
13 Jan 2023 London
Associate PRM™ Certificate course Associate PRM™ Certificate course
This course is an intensive seminar designed to prepare participants for the Associate PRM Certificate.
16 Jan 2023 - 18 Jan 2023 London
Excel for Finance - Essentials Excel for Finance - Essentials
The Essentials of Excel for Finance course is a highly practical class that will empower participants to become adept in using Excel for a wide range of applications in business and finance.
16 Jan 2023 London
Financial Markets Boot Camp Financial Markets Boot Camp
The Financial Markets Boot Camp is an intensive ten-day course designed to provide a solid preparation for any graduates starting their career in the global financial markets.
16 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023
Financial Markets Boot Camp Financial Markets Boot Camp
The Financial Markets Boot Camp is an intensive ten-day course designed to provide a solid preparation for any graduates starting their career in the global financial markets.
16 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023 London
Foundations of Financial Markets Foundations of Financial Markets
The Foundations of Financial Markets course is a practical program designed to give participants a clear idea of how the financial markets work, and the roles played by the various participants in the market.
17 Jan 2023 - 19 Jan 2023 New York
Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World
ACF’s essential seminar on Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World explains how treasurers and bankers can effectively manage currency exposure using the latest hedging techniques.
17 Jan 2023 - 18 Jan 2023 London
Credit Exposure of Derivatives Credit Exposure of Derivatives
This course focuses on the potential losses arising from derivatives portfolios exposed to credit and counterparty risk. It blends instructor-led sessions with practical hands-on workshops and mini-cases using pricing tools, risk analysis, and simulation.
19 Jan 2023 - 20 Jan 2023 London
Equity Derivatives Masterclass Equity Derivatives Masterclass
Equity derivatives provide flexible tools allowing investors to protect against the downside while maintaining exposure to the upside, to enhance price, to make money in a stagnant market, and many other possibilities. This seminar explains exactly how.
19 Jan 2023 - 20 Jan 2023 London
Excel for Finance - Essentials Excel for Finance - Essentials
The Essentials of Excel for Finance course is a highly practical class that will empower participants to become adept in using Excel for a wide range of applications in business and finance.
20 Jan 2023 New York
Foundations of Fixed Income Foundations of Fixed Income
The Foundations of Fixed Income course is intended to give participants a solid understanding of the role and functioning of the debt capital markets. The seminar covers a wide range of fixed-income instruments, their valuation, pricing, and hedging.
20 Jan 2023 London
Mastering MiFID II Mastering MiFID II
The Mastering MiFID II course is designed to demystify and explain what the MiFID rules are intended to achieve, and how they affect users of the financial markets in Europe.
20 Jan 2023 New York
Credit Exposure of Derivatives Credit Exposure of Derivatives
This course focuses on the potential losses arising from derivatives portfolios exposed to credit and counterparty risk. It blends instructor-led sessions with practical hands-on workshops and mini-cases using pricing tools, risk analysis, and simulation.
23 Jan 2023 - 24 Jan 2023 New York
Excel for Finance - Masterclass Excel for Finance - Masterclass
The Excel for Finance Masterclass is a highly practical seminar that will leverage participants’ skills to become highly proficient at using Excel’s more powerful features for a wide range of applications in business and finance.
23 Jan 2023 New York
FX Options Masterclass FX Options Masterclass
The FX Options Masterclass course is an intensive and practical seminar aimed at those who are familiar with vanilla FX options but want to master the more advanced features like vanna / volga pricing and exotics.
23 Jan 2023 - 24 Jan 2023 London
Traded Products and Risk Management Traded Products and Risk Management
This course is designed for bankers, corporates, and regulators. Participants will not only learn how each financial product works, but will also understand the risks associated with their management and use.
23 Jan 2023 - 3 Feb 2023 New York
Financial Markets for HR Professionals Financial Markets for HR Professionals
This course gives HR professionals an invaluable insight into the capital and derivatives markets. Each topic is explained clearly, so that participants can interpret the jargon, understand how each product works, and appreciate the role their organisation plays.
24 Jan 2023 New York
Introduction to Capital Markets Introduction to Capital Markets
The Introduction to Capital Markets course is a comprehensive and intensely practical four-day program giving participants a clear idea of how the capital markets work, the range of instruments issued and traded, and the roles played by the various participants.
24 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023
Associate PRM™ Certificate course Associate PRM™ Certificate course
This course is an intensive seminar designed to prepare participants for the Associate PRM Certificate.
25 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023 New York
Foundations of Foreign Exchange Foundations of Foreign Exchange
The Foundations of Foreign Exchange course explains the workings of the global FX market, and how spot, forward, and FX swap transactions can be used to effectively handle currency exposure.
25 Jan 2023 New York
Mastering Risk Management Mastering Risk Management
This comprehensive seminar provides a clear understanding of risk: how it arises, how to measure it, and – importantly – how to manage risk. Participants will explore and master a wide spectrum of risks, including market, credit, and operational risks.
25 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023 London
Foundations of Derivatives Foundations of Derivatives
The Foundations of Derivatives course de-mystifies the world of derivatives, explaining what derivatives are, and how they can be used by a wide range of users to solve real-world financial problems.
26 Jan 2023 London
FX Options - Essentials to Exotics FX Options - Essentials to Exotics
This intensive seminar takes you from the essentials of FX options through to exotics, showing the practical use of FX options, as well as the risk management of an FX options book.
26 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023 New York
Mastering MiFID II Mastering MiFID II
The Mastering MiFID II course is designed to demystify and explain what the MiFID rules are intended to achieve, and how they affect users of the financial markets in Europe.
27 Jan 2023 London
Introduction to Python Introduction to Python
Python has recently become one of the most sought-after skills in finance. This highly practical course will get participants familiar with the Python language, and how it can be applied in finance.
30 Jan 2023 - 31 Jan 2023 London
Python for Finance Python for Finance
Python is increasingly being seen as an essential skill for everyone working in finance. This highly practical course is intensively focused on how Python can be used in a range of real-world finance applications.
1 Feb 2023 - 2 Feb 2023 London
Credit Derivatives Masterclass Credit Derivatives Masterclass
This intensive seminar explains exactly what credit derivatives are, and how they can successfully be used by investors, asset managers, bankers, and hedge funds. Participants will be brought right up to date on the latest developments.
6 Feb 2023 - 9 Feb 2023
Financial Markets Boot Camp Financial Markets Boot Camp
The Financial Markets Boot Camp is an intensive ten-day course designed to provide a solid preparation for any graduates starting their career in the global financial markets.
6 Feb 2023 - 17 Feb 2023 New York
Using Excel to Value Derivatives Using Excel to Value Derivatives
The Using Excel to Value Derivatives course is an intensive course that gives participants expertise in using Excel to value and price a range of derivative products that includes swaps, options, and credit derivatives.
6 Feb 2023 - 7 Feb 2023
Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
The Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies course is an intensive course on blockchain technology and its use in cryptocurrencies and other applications.
10 Feb 2023 New York
Bond Math Bond Math
After attending this practical seminar, participants will have mastered the concepts, theory, and practices of bond math, be confident in pricing and valuing a diverse range of fixed income products, and understand exactly what makes these products tick.
10 Feb 2023 New York
Foundations of Derivatives Foundations of Derivatives
The Foundations of Derivatives course de-mystifies the world of derivatives, explaining what derivatives are, and how they can be used by a wide range of users to solve real-world financial problems.
10 Feb 2023 New York
Energy and Commodity Derivatives Energy and Commodity Derivatives
This course provides participants with an in-depth review of the range of energy and commodity derivatives available, an understanding of how these derivatives are priced, and expertise in applying these products in the real world.
13 Feb 2023 - 16 Feb 2023
Foundations of Currency Options Foundations of Currency Options
The Foundations of Currency Options course is a highly practical seminar taking participants from the essentials of FX options through to their use for hedging and trading.
13 Feb 2023 - 14 Feb 2023 New York
Foundations of Fixed Income Foundations of Fixed Income
The Foundations of Fixed Income course is intended to give participants a solid understanding of the role and functioning of the debt capital markets. The seminar covers a wide range of fixed-income instruments, their valuation, pricing, and hedging.
13 Feb 2023 - 14 Feb 2023
Introduction to Capital Markets Introduction to Capital Markets
The Introduction to Capital Markets course is a comprehensive and intensely practical four-day program giving participants a clear idea of how the capital markets work, the range of instruments issued and traded, and the roles played by the various participants.
13 Feb 2023 - 16 Feb 2023 New York
Lifecycle of a Trade and Recent Regulations Lifecycle of a Trade and Recent Regulations
The Lifecycle of a Trade and Recent Regulations course is an intensive foundation course that explains the mechanics of securities operations, from inception through to settlement and accounting.
13 Feb 2023 New York
Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World
ACF’s essential seminar on Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World explains how treasurers and bankers can effectively manage currency exposure using the latest hedging techniques.
13 Feb 2023 - 14 Feb 2023 New York
Mastering Risk Management Mastering Risk Management
This comprehensive seminar provides a clear understanding of risk: how it arises, how to measure it, and – importantly – how to manage risk. Participants will explore and master a wide spectrum of risks, including market, credit, and operational risks.
13 Feb 2023 - 15 Feb 2023 New York
Financial Markets for HR Professionals Financial Markets for HR Professionals
This course gives HR professionals an invaluable insight into the capital and derivatives markets. Each topic is explained clearly, so that participants can interpret the jargon, understand how each product works, and appreciate the role their organisation plays.
16 Feb 2023 - 17 Feb 2023
Python for Finance Python for Finance
Python is increasingly being seen as an essential skill for everyone working in finance. This highly practical course is intensively focused on how Python can be used in a range of real-world finance applications.
16 Feb 2023 - 17 Feb 2023 New York
Understanding and Using VBA  Understanding and Using VBA 
The Understanding and Using VBA course is an intensive course that gives participants practical expertise in using VBA to enhance the capabilities of Excel.
16 Feb 2023 New York
Foundations of Fixed Income Foundations of Fixed Income
The Foundations of Fixed Income course is intended to give participants a solid understanding of the role and functioning of the debt capital markets. The seminar covers a wide range of fixed-income instruments, their valuation, pricing, and hedging.
17 Feb 2023 New York
Using Excel to Value Derivatives Using Excel to Value Derivatives
The Using Excel to Value Derivatives course is an intensive course that gives participants expertise in using Excel to value and price a range of derivative products that includes swaps, options, and credit derivatives.
17 Feb 2023 New York
Credit Derivatives Masterclass Credit Derivatives Masterclass
This intensive seminar explains exactly what credit derivatives are, and how they can successfully be used by investors, asset managers, bankers, and hedge funds. Participants will be brought right up to date on the latest developments.
20 Feb 2023 - 21 Feb 2023 New York
FX Options Masterclass FX Options Masterclass
The FX Options Masterclass course is an intensive and practical seminar aimed at those who are familiar with vanilla FX options but want to master the more advanced features like vanna / volga pricing and exotics.
20 Feb 2023 - 21 Feb 2023 New York
Strategic Bank Management and ALM Strategic Bank Management and ALM
In an ever more complex and riskier world, the Strategic Bank Management and ALM seminar will help participants achieve the critical edge.
20 Feb 2023 - 22 Feb 2023 London
Introduction to Python Introduction to Python
Python has recently become one of the most sought-after skills in finance. This highly practical course will get participants familiar with the Python language, and how it can be applied in finance.
22 Feb 2023 - 23 Feb 2023 New York
Strategic Bank Management and ALM Strategic Bank Management and ALM
In an ever more complex and riskier world, the Strategic Bank Management and ALM seminar will help participants achieve the critical edge.
22 Feb 2023 - 24 Feb 2023 New York
Energy and Commodity Derivatives Energy and Commodity Derivatives
This course provides participants with an in-depth review of the range of energy and commodity derivatives available, an understanding of how these derivatives are priced, and expertise in applying these products in the real world.
23 Feb 2023 - 24 Feb 2023 New York
Equity Derivatives Masterclass Equity Derivatives Masterclass
Equity derivatives provide flexible tools allowing investors to protect against the downside while maintaining exposure to the upside, to enhance price, to make money in a stagnant market, and many other possibilities. This seminar explains exactly how.
27 Feb 2023 - 28 Feb 2023 New York
FX Options Masterclass FX Options Masterclass
The FX Options Masterclass course is an intensive and practical seminar aimed at those who are familiar with vanilla FX options but want to master the more advanced features like vanna / volga pricing and exotics.
27 Feb 2023 - 2 Mar 2023
Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass
The Interest Rate Derivatives Masterclass provides a comprehensive insight into the instruments that comprise the biggest derivatives market in the world.
27 Feb 2023 - 28 Feb 2023 New York
Introduction to Python Introduction to Python
Python has recently become one of the most sought-after skills in finance. This highly practical course will get participants familiar with the Python language, and how it can be applied in finance.
27 Feb 2023 - 2 Mar 2023
Financial Modeling Masterclass Financial Modeling Masterclass
The Financial Modeling Masterclass course is a highly practical course that will enable you to master the creation, adaptation, and use of corporate financial models for company analysis and valuation.
1 Mar 2023 - 2 Mar 2023 New York
Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World
ACF’s essential seminar on Managing FX Risk in a Volatile World explains how treasurers and bankers can effectively manage currency exposure using the latest hedging techniques.
6 Mar 2023 - 9 Mar 2023