Options I - Fundamentals of Energy Options - FOEO 

CPE Credits Awarded: 8
Categories: Trading, Derivatives, Hedging and Risk Management

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COURSE SUMMARY

Fundamentals of Energy Options is a one-day course presented by the energy training experts at Mennta Energy Solutions. This course allows delegates to experience this fascinating and complex field first hand. Long thought as a difficult topic, options are broken down so they are fully understood. This full day workshop covers everything from premium valuation to advanced trading strategies on exchange traded options, specifically those related to energy commodities including oil, gas and electricity. You will gain even more valuable insights through our unique trading simulation and comprehensive review at the end of the day.

Includes Online Pre-study Module
This course is accompanied by a preparatory course available online. Delegates will receive a web voucher as part of their joining instructions upon confirmation of registration. By taking advantage of this "blended" learning approach, in-class time and learning are optimized.

PRE-REQUISITES

Fundamentals of Energy Futures or a thorough understanding of exchange traded futures contracts.

Not sure if you have the appropriate experience? Click here to test yourself on futures and options knowledge necessary for this course.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Class delegates include everyone from trade support staff all the way up to senior management - anyone who needs to learn the basics for the first time or sharpen their skills on futures terminology and trading. This programme deals with many different energy commodities, including oil, gas and electricity.

COURSE CONTENTS

  • Energy options contracts
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) versus Exchange-traded
  • Characteristics and profit and loss profiles of calls and puts
  • The "anatomy" of an option
  • Being an option "holder" vs being an option "writer"
  • Exercise and assignment
  • The different styles of options
    • American
    • European
  • Basic directional strategies
  • Understanding option valuation
    • Calculating intrinsic and extrinsic value
    • Understanding in-, at-, and out-of-the money
    • The variables affecting the Black-Scholes options pricing model
    • The importance of volatility
      • Historical
      • Implied
  • Trading Strategies
    • Using bear and bull fences
  • The "Wasting Asset Theory"
  • The meaning of delta, gamma, vega and theta
  • Characteristics of straddles with profit and loss profiles

TESTIMONIALS

“Thank You - the instructor was very knowledgeable and has relevant examples as well as historical perspective to lend to discussions.” D.Z., Proliance Energy

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