Basics of Derivative Instruments for CA / CS / CFA exams
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Basics of Derivative Instruments for CA / CS / CFA exams

Learn the fundamentals of Derivative Instruments like Forward, Future and Options Contracts
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Last updated 8/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Understand Derivative Contracts
Understand Forward Contract
Understand Futures Contract
Understand Options Contract
Understand difference between the above contracts
Pricing of Forward and Future Contracts
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Requirements
  • Basics of Accounting
  • Basics of Financial Management
Description

Welcome to the course Basics of Derivatives.

In this course, you will learn the basic aspects revolving Derivative Contracts and Instruments.

Derivative contract is a financial instrument and it derives its value from the value of underlying asset.

Basically there are three types of Derivative contracts namely,

a) Forward Contract;

b) Futures Contract;

c) Options Contract.

Each and every contract has difference and certain things in common.

In this course you will learn about

a) Derivative Contracts;

b) Its use;

c) Its features;

d) Differences;

and supporting simple case studies.

Detailed case studies will be covered in a separate course.

Finance students and executives and professional course students like CA, CMA , CS, CPA, CFA, CIMA, etc, can take this course.

This course is structured in self paced learning style.

Concepts were explained in note book writing style.

Take this course to have better clarity in basics of derivatives.

Who is the target audience?
  • CA Final Students
  • CMA / CS Final Students
  • MBA Finance Students
  • Finance Executives
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 9 Lectures Collapse All 9 Lectures 01:01:35
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:53
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About Derivative Instrument
3 Lectures 29:22

Derivative Choices
12:00

Derivative Contract
07:30
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Forward Contract
1 Lecture 07:39
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Futures Contract
2 Lectures 08:55
Futures Contract
04:20

Features of Future Contract
04:35
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Options Contract
2 Lectures 06:46
Options Contract
06:46

Bonus Lecture - Discount Coupon Link For Other Courses
8 pages
About the Instructor
CA Raja Natarajan, B.Com., PGDBA, FCA
4.2 Average rating
685 Reviews
29,989 Students
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I am a Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.