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Advanced Derivatives (Modular Course)

A comprehensive course looking at all aspects of the modern derivatives world
  • This virtual course can be attended as a whole, or you can select to attend each day individually.

    Start time
    9am BST (British Summer Time)

    This is a comprehensive five day programme, covering the essential pillars of the modern derivatives world.. The content is modular, with each day a standalone session on the key pillars of the modern derivatives world. Each day is divided into 3 x 2hr modules for the convenience of delegates attending remotely

    Day 1 Interest rate derivatives, swaps and cross-currency swaps
    Day 2 Equity and FX options, exotics, trading the volatility surface
    Day 3 Interest rate options and structured products
    Day 4 Credit derivatives and structured credit
    Day 5 Counterparty risk, funding and XVA adjustments

    The emphasis is on a healthy mix of theory and client applications, and is illustrated throughout with real-life examples and case-studies.

    Each individual module is priced at £1095 + VAT
    The whole course at £4295 + VAT

    Click "Book Now" to select the relevant option
  • All times BST (British Summer Time) 

    Each day can be individually attended, or you can attend the full five days. 



    Day 1 -  Interest Rate Derivatives, 22nd June, 9am


    1.1 Forwards and Futures, 9am - 11am  FRAs
     Interest rate futures
     SOFR futures
     Applications in hedging

    1.2 Interest Rate and Cross-Currency Swaps, Midday - 2pm


     Quotation and terminology
     Understanding yield curve shape and level
     Intuitive pricing and risk
     The choice of the discount curve – why OIS?
     Cross-currency swaps
     Understanding the CRX basis

    1.3 Applications of Swaps, 3pm - 5pm


     Using swaps to hedge debt issuance
     Asset swaps
     Curve trades and other proprietary positions

    Day 2 Options, 23rd June, 9am



    2.1 Option fundamentals, 9am - 11am


     The basic payoff diagrams
     Cash versus physical settlement
     Popular option combinations and strategies
     Volatility - what it is and why it matters

    2.2 Option Pricing and Risk-Management, Midday - 2pm


     Option pricing overview
     Intuitive drivers of the premium
     Option risk-management and the Greeks
     The delta hedge
     The fundamental role of gamma

    2.3 Trading Volatility, 3pm - 5pm


     Quantifying volatility risk - vega
     Defining the vol surface, smile and skews
     Hedging smile and skew risk, risk-reversals and butterflies
     Quantifying the risk - vanna and volgamma
     Vol and variance swaps

    Day 3 IR Options and Structured Products, 24th June, 9am


    3.1 Interest Rate Options, 9am - 11am


     Caps, floors and collars
     European-style Swaptions
     Bermudans
     Constant maturity swaps

    3.2 IR Structured Products, Midday - 2pm

     Callable bonds
     Capped and collared FRNs
     Digital caps and range accruals
     CMS spread-linked structures
     Applications in liability-management

    3.3 Pricing, Modelling and Managing IR Options, 3pm - 5pm

     Understanding the delta-hedge of an interest rate option
     Implied volatility – Normal vs Lognormal
     The IRD vol surface and its drivers
     Brief introduction to SABR

    Day 4 Credit Derivatives, 25th June, 9am


    4.1 Single-name CDS, 9am - 11am


     Mechanics and settlement of a CDS contract
     Pricing and risk, CS01
     Standard contracts, fixed spreads, computing the upfront
     CDS indices

    4.2 CDS Indices and Hedging, Midday - 2pm


     The key indices and sub-indices
     Trading iTraxx series – roll or hold?
     Hedging the spread risk on cash bond portfolios
     Trading the CDS-Cash basis

    4.3 Tranched CDS and Correlation Trading, 3pm - 5pm


     Tranching and correlation
     Synthetic single-tranche CDOs
     Credit correlation and why it matters
     Understanding the tranche delta

    Day 5 Counterparty Risk, Funding and XVAs, 26th June, 9am


    5.1 Counterparty Risk and Motigation, 9am - 11am


     Defining and quantifying counterparty exposure
     Mitigating exposure – central clearing
     Mitigating OTC exposure – the role of the CSA
     Other risk mitigation techniques

    5.2 Pricing for Default Risk - CVA, Midday - 2pm


     Calculating CVA
     The inputs to a CVA calculation – EE and PD
     CVA computed for IRS, FX forward
     DVA adjustments and why they are still controversial
     Wrong-way risk

    5.3 Pricing for Uncollateralised Funding - FVA, 3pm - 5pm


     Why OIS/CSA-discounting is appropriate for margined positions
     Pricing for uncollateralised funding
     Computing the FVA adjustment
     Avoiding the FVA/DVA double-counting trap
     Other funding-related adjustments: IVA, MVA

  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme


  • Richard Fedrick

    "I moved into the world of training in 2004, delivering since then courses in all areas of finance, with particular emphasis on interest rates, derivatives and risk management."


    Richard is a highly accomplished trainer in global markets and risk management who has delivered trainings for Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, ING, Barclays and Citi amongst many others. He is a 1st Class Degree in Physics from Oxford University and delivers training in all areas of finance, with particular emphasis on interest rates, derivatives and risk management.