In this half-day workshop you will learn about how options behave as the inputs to the pricing models vary and apply this knowledge to a discussion of hedging techniques for option position and portfolios. You will work through a series of practical examples to illustrate the theoretical concepts.
Alex Palfi is a Principal of Tykoh Group Pty Ltd – an Australian based training provider specialising in tailored one and two day workshops on technical finance and business topics. Prior to setting up Tykoh Alex was a Division Director at Macquarie Group in Sydney. In that role he developed a range of finance workshops and presented those in Australia and at other international locations. Those workshops focused on financial modelling, valuation, derivatives, credit risk and Visual Basic programming.
This intermediate-level workshop is designed for participants with some knowledge of puts and calls and the Black-Scholes model.
It will suit financial market participants in a sales or trading roles, seeking practical, applied continuing education directly relevant to your role. It may also be of use to senior technical/managerial market participants who would like to build a better understanding of hedging considerations in this market.
By the end of this workshop, you will gain an understanding of:
The facilitator has a great deal of knowledge on options!
This workshop has really helped me with my knowledge and understanding of terms I hear everyday and didn't know what they mean.
The Excel spreadsheet (provided) will be useful to put the theory into practice.