Master Options Course

FEES
DURATION
COURSE TYPE
₹ 4,999
8 Hours
Online

The "Master Options Course" program is a 8-hour online course designed to help option traders upgrade their skills and understand the complexities of volatility in the market. The course covers various strategies to minimize risk and capitalize on volatility to increase earnings.

  • 1. Introduction and basics
  • 2. Understanding options and strategies
  • 3. Trading techniques and analysis
  • 4. Strategies and risk management
  • 5. Advanced concepts and applications

1. 7-hour online program
2. Live interactive classes by professional faculty
3. Limited-time access to class recordings
4. Subscription to the trading simulator for hands-on training
5. Course access via mobile, desktop, or laptop
6. Certificate from NSE Academy
7. One-year complimentary subscription to NSE Knowledge Hub

1. Open to option traders with basic knowledge of option trading mechanisms
2. Traders seeking to upgrade their option trading skills
3. Investors seeking advanced concepts in option trading
4. Traders seeking consistent returns without taking undue risks

1. A deeper understanding of market volatility and hedging techniques
2. Practical training through a trading simulator
3. Certificate from NSE Academy
4. One-year subscription to NSE Knowledge Hub

Course overview:

Options trading is a financial strategy involving the buying and selling of options contracts, granting traders the right, though not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset at a predetermined price (strike price) on or before a specific date (expiration date). In this strategy, traders employ concepts like butterfly spreads, stop-loss orders, delta hedging, and neural network models to customize positions, manage risk, and make informed trading decisions. These tactics empower traders to potentially capitalize on underlying asset price movements.

The options trading course is designed to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of options trading strategies, emphasizing both theoretical concepts and practical applications. It covers the fundamentals of option contracts, including their structure, key terms, and market dynamics. Participants delve into various options trading strategies such as trend following and momentum-based approaches, exploring how to tailor positions to specific market conditions.

The course also provides insights into risk management techniques, trade planning strategies, and the importance of discipline in sustaining consistent profitability. With a focus on both technical and fundamental analyses, participants learn how to identify potential opportunities and apply back tested strategies to enhance their decision-making in the options trading landscape.

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction and basics

  1. Definition and purpose of derivatives
  2. Types of derivatives
  3. Indian Derivatives Market Overview
  4. Participants of the derivatives market
  5. Key drivers of derivatives trading

What will you learn?

  1. Understand the fundamental concepts and purpose of derivatives.
  2. Explore various types of derivatives and their unique characteristics.
  3. Gain insights into the structure and dynamics of the Indian derivatives market.
  4. Identify key participants and their roles in the derivatives market.
  5. Analyze the primary drivers influencing derivatives trading.

Learning outcomes:

  • By the end of this module you will develop a solid foundation in the basics of derivatives trading.
  • You will also acquire knowledge about the Indian derivatives market and its participants.

Activities for you

  • Engage in interactive discussions
  • Solve quizzes

Module 2: Understanding options and strategies

  • Basics of options contracts
  • Call and put options
  • Option greeks
  • Trading index with derivatives
  • Hedging through derivatives

What will you learn?

  • Grasp the basics of options contracts, including call and put options.
  • Explore the intricacies of option Greeks and their impact on trading.
  • Learn how to trade indices using derivative instruments.
  • Understand effective hedging strategies through derivatives.

Learning outcomes:

  • By the end of this module you will develop a deep understanding of options trading and its strategies.
  • You will also gain proficiency in trading indices and utilizing derivatives for hedging.

Activities for you

  • Simulate option trading scenarios to apply theoretical knowledge.
  • Engage in discussions on practical applications of option Greeks.
  • Analyze real-world cases of successful hedging with derivatives.

Module 3:Trading techniques and analysis

  • Understanding forwards and futures
  • Trading methodology
  • Technical analysis for derivatives
  • Money management in derivatives trades
  • Real live options trading with technical analysis

What will you learn?

  • Explore the basics of forwards and futures contracts.
  • Develop a robust trading methodology for successful execution.
  • Understand the significance of technical analysis in derivatives trading.
  • Learn effective money management strategies for derivatives trades.

Learning outcomes:

  • By the end of this module you will acquire practical skills in trading forwards and futures.
  • You will be able to develop a comprehensive trading methodology integrating technical analysis.

Activities for you

  • Simulated trading sessions to practice execution strategies.
  • Conduct technical analysis on historical derivatives data.
  • Engage in group discussions on money management techniques.

Module 4: Strategies and risk management

  • Futures & options trading strategies
  • Clearing & settlement of derivatives
  • Money making futures & options intraday
  • Money making futures & options positional
  • Strengths and weakness of option trading

What will you learn?

  • Master various trading strategies for futures and options.
  • Understand the clearing and settlement processes in derivatives trading.
  • Explore intraday and positional trading strategies for derivatives.
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of options trading.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop proficiency in implementing diverse trading strategies.
  • Gain insights into the risk management aspects of derivatives trading.

Activities for you

  • Participate in simulated trading sessions applying different strategies.
  • Analyze case studies on successful risk management in derivatives.
  • Engage in group discussions on option trading strengths and weaknesses.

Module 5: Advanced concepts and applications

  • Auto-regressive models and moving averages.
  • Overview of Systematic Trading Indicators
  • Quantitative trading strategies
  • Execution algorithms
  • Optimal capital allocation and risk management

What will you learn?

  • Auto-regressive models and moving averages.
  • Overview of Systematic Trading Indicators
  • Quantitative trading strategies
  • Execution algorithms
  • Optimal capital allocation and risk management

Learning outcomes:

  • Auto-regressive models and moving averages.
  • Overview of Systematic Trading Indicators
  • Quantitative trading strategies
  • Execution algorithms
  • Optimal capital allocation and risk management

Activities for you

  • Hands-on exercises using auto-regressive models and moving averages.
  • Explore real-world scenarios with systematic trading indicators.
  • Engage in discussions on optimal capital allocation and risk management techniques.

Course offerings

  • In-depth live video sessions by industry experts
  • Session recordings
  • Personalized assistance
  • Comprehensive learning modules
  • Practical application
  • Expert guidance with experienced instructors
  • Quizzes and assessments
  • Certification

Who should opt?

  • Beginner traders
  • Finance enthusiasts
  • Quantitative analysts
  • Financial analysts
  • Programmers and developers
  • Investment professionals
  • Portfolio managers

Benefits of options trading

  • Options trading allows retail traders to gain significant exposure with only a small capital investment, offering a more capital-efficient approach compared to trading the underlying instrument.
  • Options provide the flexibility to profit within shorter or medium timeframes, allowing traders to capitalize on market movements without the need to wait for extended periods as required in traditional investing.
  • It offers the advantage of profiting in various market conditions, including bullish, bearish, or neutral market scenarios.
  • Call options provide profit opportunities when markets are rising, while put options allow gains in falling markets or provide a way to short the market with limited capital exposure.
  • Unlike traditional approaches where stagnant markets offer limited opportunities, options trading can be profitable even in flat or sideways markets.
  • Strategic use of options allows traders to generate income from assets that exhibit minimal price movement.
  • Traders can specialize in a few select assets, such as specific currency pairs, and leverage their knowledge to plan options strategies based on the movements and patterns of those assets.
  • Options trading provides various strategies for managing risks, including the ability to limit potential losses and protect positions.
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