Introduction to Derivatives

Course description

This course is relevant for anyone working with derivatives. The course gives you a thorough introduction to the wide range of derivatives: swaps, credit derivatives, futures, options, forwards, repos, FRAs and interest rate options. You will learn about the use of relevant derivatives, market conventions, pricing and risk considerations etc. illustrated with practical cases and examples.

Course content

The Swedish derivatives market
Central Clearing
Collateral
Futures, forwards, terminer
Repos and reverse repos
Forward rate agreements (FRAs)
Interest rate and cross currency swaps
Caps and floors
Swaptions
Credit derivatives

The course is relevant to

– Controllers
– Back and middle office personnel
– Account managers
– Portfolio managers
– Risk managers
– System developers
– Internal Auditors
– Compliance
– Operations
– Legal Employees
– Product Managers

Prerequisites

No prior experience or special skills are required.

Reviews of this course (19)

12 Dec 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

A lot of information, but really interesting course. Really professional, clear and motivating instructor.

Tine Prehn

Danske Bank

12 Dec 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

Very competent instructor!

Søren Meyer

Danske Bank

12 Dec 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

Good course - very complex stuff. Good explained.

Kalle Ehlers

Danske Bank

15 Oct 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

The course was very good and not so many participants. Excellent instructor. Nice course facilicites.

Eva Carlson

Länsförsäkringar

15 Oct 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

Excellent instructor. Jørgen is always willing to explain, is very knowledgeable and amenable.

Gerald Lang

Kammarkollegiet

15 Oct 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

Very good course, learned a lot of practical implications. Few students made questions/answers fast and easy. The instructor is engaging and very thorough in answering questions.

Andreas Sjöblom

Länsförsäkringar

15 Oct 2018

Introduction to Derivatives

Very good course overall. Covered the basics in a very understandable way.

Martina Tangen Billing

Nektar Asset Manegement

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Great teaching methods and excellent instructor. Good course facilities.

Jimmy Jonsson

SEB

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

I work with market data (IT) and believe that I have gotten af broader understanding of the subject. The examples were on a good level for a beginners course, also great that the slides were handed out in advance (easier to make notes then).

Christofer Hernandez

Svensk Exportkredit

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Good course, may have been a little too basic for me but think it was a good introduction course. Excellent instructor and excellent course facilities.

Viktor Persson

Svensk Exportkredit

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Mycket bra att få en inblick i hur markanaden ser ut. Bra teaching methods and great instructor.

Klas Händel

Virtusa

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Very interesting and professional course. I really liked the exercises. The instructor was good at explaining. Very good course facilities.

Emil Blohmé

Svensk Exportkredit

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Very good teaching methods and excellent instructor. Very good course facilities.

Elisabet Wennberg

Handelsbanken

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Veldig bra kurs. Fin balanse mellom teori og oppgaver. Flink, motiverend kursledare.

Line Roverud

KLP Fondsforvaltning

19 Sep 2017

Introduction to Derivatives

Excellent course, good teaching methods and great course leader. Very good course facilities.

Mattias Ljung

SEB

02 Nov 2016

Introduction to Derivatives

Very good and very informative. The course fulfilled my expectations. The teaching method was good in the way that everything was explained thoroughly and deeply. Good course facilities.

Isabelle Ostovan

02 Nov 2016

Introduction to Derivatives

Very good course! Covered many areas & instruments. Good with examples - very easy to understand.

Anna Thelin

02 Nov 2016

Introduction to Derivatives

Could draw clear parallels to my own daily work. The course provided a throughout walk through most of the common derivatives. The instructor was highly competent, had a calm voice and was good at including pauses. Everything on the course exceeded my expectations! Overall a very positive learning experience!

Petra

02 Nov 2016

Introduction to Derivatives

A good combination between theory and practice. The facilities were good - especially the location.

Emil Stribrand

Volvo

Dates

18 May 2022 - 19 May 2022

We are currently planning future dates.

Please contact us for more information.

Instructor on this course

Jørgen Just Andresen

Jørgen Just Andresen

Jørgen Just Andresen is Managing Director of Financial Training Partner A/S, which he co-founded in 2002.

He has many years of teaching experience as a chief consultant at SimCorp’s training department, which he joined in 1996. Prior to SimCorp he worked at Danske Bank with fixed income research and fixed income sales.

Jørgen has worked for a number of years as external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and was awarded teacher of the year at CBS’ education Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Financial planning) in 2016.

He is author of the books Finansiel Risikostyring (Financial Risk Management) and Finansielle Derivater (Financial Derivatives) published by Djøf Publishing.

He holds an M.Sc. (international finance) and an HD (accounting).

Jørgen teaches Derivatives, Risk Management, Portfolio Management and Fixed Income

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