Course curriculum

  • 1. What is an Option?

    • 1.1 What is an Option?

    • 1.2 Call Options

    • 1.3 Put Options

    • 1.4 Options are All Around Us!

    • 1.5 Pop Quiz

    • 1.6 Tell us what you think

  • 2. Option Pricing Fundamentals

    • 2.1 Option Pricing Fundamentals

    • 2.2 General Factors that Determine Option Prices

    • 2.3 Underlying Price and Exercise Price

    • 2.4 Time to Expiration

    • 2.5 Interest Rates

    • 2.6 Volatility

    • 2.7 Pop Quiz

  • 3. Option Payoff

    • 3.1 Option Payoff

    • 3.2 Call Options

    • 3.3 Put Options

    • 3.4 Pop Quiz

  • 4. Why Options?

    • 4.1 Why People Trade Options

    • 4.2 Protecting the Value of Your Shares

    • 4.3 Capitalising on the Share Price Movements

    • 4.4 Using Options Give You Time to Decide

    • 4.5 Pop Quiz

  • 5. Trading Index Options

    • 5.1 How are Index Options Different from Single Stock Options?

    • 5.2 The Key Advantages of Trading Index Options

    • 5.3 Pop Quiz

  • 6. Options Risk Metrics The Greeks

    • 6.1 The Greeks

    • 6.2 Delta

    • 6.3 Theta

    • 6.4 Gamma

    • 6.5 Vega

    • 6.6 Rho

    • 6.7 Minor Greeks

    • 6.8 Tell us what you think

  • 7. Common Options Trading Mistakes

    • 7.1 Common Options Trading Mistakes

    • 7.2 Pop Quiz

  • 8. Assessment

    • Instructions

    • Questions