Derivatives markets are said to be the most challenging and the most rewarding markets for those who are able to predict the movement of stock price over a short period of time. Derivatives trading in India takes place on a separate Derivatives Stock Exchange which is a part of a bigger stock exchange. Working as a derivatives trader is not easy as one needs to couple discipline with the right knowledge and training, which makes studying at the right institute extremely important.

The Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd (BSE) is Asia’s first stock exchange and the World’s largest and fastest stock exchange. With a legacy of over 141 years, BSE aims to be the platform of choice for training, learning and development for all those interested in Financial Markets and Financial Services. BSE Institute Limited (BIL) was founded with the aim of promoting education by drawing on the vast experience and passion of industry professionals, BSE and other industry veterans. BIL has the distinct advantage of being at the centre of India’s financial capital, Mumbai. This gives students the opportunity to observe and learn industry concepts first hand from up close.

BIL works with a faculty that has decades of experience in trading and working predominantly in the Financial Markets and BFSI sector. This gives students the opportunity to observe and learn industry concepts first hand from up close.

BIL conducts many courses that are designed for working professionals and students. The short term course on the Basic of Derivatives of Markets is designed for Stock Brokers, Mutual Fund Managers, Asset Managers, Insurance Companies, Portfolio Managers, Derivative Dealers, Bankers and students.

The curriculum of the course trains participants to manage risk options of an active, electronic and automated traded platform with ability to understand portfolio hedging, analysis of trading performance and development of new logic to improve trading performance, have knowledge of derivatives & options- in particular option trading strategies, develop of trading/risk platforms, plan and develop strong trading techniques, execute trades based on trading strategies across various markets and work with portfolio managers and research analysts to understand trading models.

BIL has a special simulation lab that allows students to have mock trades on real time prices.

The curriculum of the course includes nature of financial derivatives including futures and options, characteristics of derivatives, underlying assets (equity, bonds/loans, foreign currency, and commodity) need for derivatives, types of derivatives and comparison between them, forwards/ futures/ options, participants in the derivatives market (hedgers, speculators, arbitrageurs), principles of trading and hedging with index futures, principles of trading and hedging with options, risk management systems and procedures.

BIL has won multiple international awards for providing executives and students with the highest quality of education and skills that help them build a great career. BIL has tied up with Universities in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Europe, thus giving their courses recognition globally.

The Basic Program on Derivatives Markets will be conducted on the 29th and 30th of April 2017 and shall be from 10 am in the morning to 5:30 pm in the evening.