Foran Derivatives Fundamentals Exam Preparation Seminar
Foran Course Code: FDFC
This three-day seminar will appeal to those individuals in the securities industry who are working towards being registered to sell options and or futures. The Derivatives Fundamentals course is a mandatory prerequisite which has to be successfully completed prior to taking the Options Licensing and or Futures Licensing courses.
This seminar may also be of interest to corporate CFOs and investment managers who are interested in learning about using derivatives for hedging purposes.
Derivatives Course Content Covered:
This is an introductory course to derivatives providing an overview of derivatives, the underlying concepts and their characteristics. It includes derivatives terminology, derivatives strategies and tactics, futures contracts, exchange traded options and swaps; how investment funds and structured products use derivatives; the underlying risks for both the investor and the trading organization; documentation requirements and taxation issues.
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Lectures: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Continuing Education Credits: 16
Note on Foran Continuing Education (CE) Credits: Foran Financial Institute issues CE Credits for all of its licensing seminars. However, it is at the discretion of your compliance department whether Foran CE Credits fill CE Credit requirements.
Foran Financial Institute is an independent supplier of educational services. Its exam preparation courses are not sponsored by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, the Institute of Canadian Bankers, or any other industry organization.
Ron said he would break down the information and build our knowledge back up in easy to understand ‘blocks.’ That is exactly what happened! And it all flowed one block on the next extremely well. Thank you! December 2017
Very Thorough and very knowledgeable. June 2014
Thorough. Ron is awesome and explains the material in amanner that is clear and concise. Liked the practical application of material through quiz questions along the June 2014
Very informative; takes material and presents it in clear, easy to understand terms. (Trainer) very helpful, took the time to answer questions; used real life examples. DFOL class, January 2013
Great explanations of complex concepts – these will save a lot of time on the exam. Ron knows (the) material very well – is able to provide shortcuts that will help on (the) exam. April 2013