Level 1 2014 CFA® Program – Derivatives

Level 1 2014 CFA® Program [Dec 2014 Exams]. This program covers the topic of Derivatives
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This program is a Support Tool & Guide to prepare for the Level 1 Examination of CFA® Program to be held in December 2014, June & December 2015. This program covers the topic - 'Derivatives' carrying approximately 5% weightage in the 6-hour Exam covering a total of 240 questions [120 questions each in Morning session (9 am to 12 noon) and Afternoon session (2 to 5 pm)]. It is an important investment asset class used in overall portfolio investments. The key types of derivative contracts likes forwards, futures, options and swaps get covered here. We hope that you will find this program extremely useful.

Required CFA Institute Disclaimer: "CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA institute. CFA Institute (formerly the Association for Investment Management And Research) does not endorse, promote, review, or warrant the accuracy of the products or services offer by Academy of Financial Training.”

What are the requirements?

  • No specific pre-requisite knowledge required as such, however a basic understanding of financial contracts will be useful

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Enable the participants to understand the key concepts in Derivatives
  • Enable the participants to apply this concepts in the Level 1 Examination of CFA® Program to be held in December 2014, June 2015 and December 2015

Who is the target audience?

  • Level 1 2014 & 2015 Exam Candidates for the CFA® Program

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Section 1: Derivative Markets and Instruments
Overview & Types of Derivative Instruments
Section 2: Forward Markets and Contracts
Introduction to Forwards
Types of Forwards - Part 1
Types of Forwards - Part 2
Section 3: Futures Markets and Contracts
Margin Deposit & Related Calculations
Contract Termination
Types of Futures
Section 4: Option Markets and Contracts
Introduction to Options
Payoffs & Types of Options
Interest Rate Options
Option Values & Notation
Put-Call Parity
Section 5: Swap Markets and Contracts
Introduction to Swaps
Currency Swaps
Interest Rate Swaps
Fixed-for-Floating Swaps
Equity Swaps

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Academy of Financial Training AFT -, Premium Institute focused on Advanced Finance Programs

Academy of Financial Training is engaged in providing niche financial trainings to companies, educational bodies and individuals. We have been in operation since ~4 years and have trained 5,000+ candidates and have a range of marquee MNC/corporate clients including companies like GE, Hewlett-Packard, Genpact, Canon, Deutsche Bank, IL&FS, Essar Steel, amongst others. Our strength has been the robust financial training content based on years of research backed by effective delivery provided by trainers with rich work experience in the domain.

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