Acquire an in-depth knowledge of derivative contracts and their application in risk management
Derivative contracts are essential for the smooth operation of financial markets.
However, because they have the potential to increase the volatility of financial markets, it’s equally essential to have an in-depth understanding of how they work and how they’re priced and traded.
Through this module, you’ll develop in-depth knowledge of forwards, futures and swaps, and their application in risk management.
The module covers a full range of the most important options and futures contracts, including those traded on stock indices, commodities and credit instruments.
The Derivatives and Risk Management module is led by Dr Dirk Nitzsche:
Dr Nitzsche explains the importance of derivatives as a financial asset in our masterclass: