Learn How to Trade, Price, and Structure Options
at Either a Sell-side Investment Bank, a Hedge Fund,
or a Buy-side Investor
Focus on the practical versus the theoretical. Learn real-world Option Pricing as it’s actually done on the job.
Master how Options are traded
How do we measure volatility on Wall Street? We'll discuss the different types of options, which form the baseline of how other options work. The course focuses on practical, real-world scenarios: If we have a menu of option prices on Bloomberg, how do I know how much I need to pay to buy a December S&P500 call struck at 4,500?
Calculate an option price and learn how the trader hedges the risks
Option prices or premiums are always moving and changing. A Wall Street trader is looking for options that are mispriced and hedging out risks. Learn to understand how our prices move with different sensitivities, and how to manage risk.
Structure and design your option strategy
Say you thought the S&P500 would fall. What option do you pick out of thousands available? We'll look at current option prices and use Bloomberg screeners and tools to formulate a strategy based on the current market.
What You'll Learn
- Understand the impact of volatility and option prices
- Calculate stock volatility
- Demystify Volatility Swaps and Variance Swaps
- Differentiate between Implied and Realized Volatility
- Master option structures and payouts: calls and puts
- Extend from basic to advanced structures including straddles, put spreads
- Analyze a Black Scholes Option Pricer Model in Excel
- Understand how the Binomial Option Pricing Model works
- Learn how Wall Street Traders hedge options
- Demystify Delta Hedging
- Decode the Greeks – Delta, Gamma, Vega, Theta
- Grasp the different risks option traders need to manage
- Structure Option Trading Strategies using current market data
- Explore the Bloomberg Option Pricer with Scenario Analysis
- Demystify the VIX
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Who is this Boot Camp For?
- Options Salespeople, Structurers and Traders at Investment Banks
- Options Portfolio Managers and Traders at Hedge Funds
- Options Portfolio Managers and Traders at Asset Managers
- Finance and Treasury professionals and multi-national companies and banks
- Finance students and anyone looking to break into the Options Industry
Boot Camp Details
Revisit what you learn
This virtual seminar will be recorded and available for you to review any time from your Wall Street Prep learning dashboard.
This boot camp is an intensive training program where we introduce trainees to options, including payouts, pricing and trading strategies.
Virtual Training Sign-In and Setup
Instructions on signing into this virtual session will be sent to you prior to the event date. Learn about technical details and more at our Virtual Training FAQ.
This virtual training session is scheduled for 10a-4p (ET). The session will use interactive exercises as learners move back and forth between classroom lecture and interactive polls and contests.
Comprehensive training materials (manuals and online exercises), Detailed reusable modifiable Excel model templates, Unlimited e-mail support for content-related questions for 12 months post-seminar.
None. This course is designed as an introductory level course. We will begin the course with a review of statistics used in options.
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Participants may cancel up to 3 weeks prior to the event for a full refund. A 20% cancellation fee will apply up to 1 week prior to the event. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 1 week of the event. Wall Street Prep reserves the right to cancel the seminar if enrollment is insufficient. Trainees will be refunded in full in the event of a cancellation.
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Why Attend a Boot Camp?
Our live courses pulls no punches. Each boot camp is the same intensive training used to prepare incoming analysts at top financial institutions.
Learn by Doing
Attendees “learn by doing” by working through practical exercises and building financial models from scratch using real case studies.
Boot camps provide an opportunity to network with MBAs and professionals from industries including investment banking, corp dev and FP&A.
Our instructor-practitioners are experienced bankers who give real-world context by connecting training to their own experience on the desk.
Our training reinforces speed, efficiency and consistency in Excel that investment banking analysts are expected to have on Day 1.
Continuing Ed & Webinars
Enrollment to most boot camps includes access to our continuing education online training platform and webinar series.
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