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.

Toronto Dates:

February 10-12
April 20-22 Cancelled
June 20-22 Cancelled
This course will only be available as part of the DFOL seminar going forward.
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Lectures: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Total Hours of Instruction: 24 hours

Tuition: $550 + HST

Register Online

Or call (416) 947-1922, for outside GTA call toll free at 1-800-565-0374.

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.

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    John Ridd BMO Nesbitt Burns
  • Very Thorough and very knowledgeable. June 2014

    Rochelle Wilson CIBC Wood Gundy
  • 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

    Maria Mantzois TD Wealth
  • 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

    Maryann Delfin Compliance Officer, CFI
  • 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

    Richard Belding CI Investments