Options workshop Invitation

Together with the JSE, Nicolaas Mouton from Applied Derivatives invite you to attend a workshop to better understand OPTIONS as a price risk management tool.

Use the opportunity to fine tune your option skills and meet the official ALSI options onscreen market maker. The two hour session is promised to keep you challenged with a solid understanding of the functioning of futures contracts required before attending.

The following 13 key topics will be covered during the workshop:

1. Introduction to Options

2. Option Characteristics

3. Option Types

4. Pricing an Option

5. Intrinsic Value

6. Time Decay

7. Historical Volatility

8. Implied Volatility

9. Mark-to-market Process

10. Acquiring Exposure

11. Building a Strategy

12. Volatility Skews

13. Practical Examples

The session is scheduled for Johannesburg. We urge you to use this opportunity to brush up on your understanding of options. Nicolaas is a qualified financial risk manager and started trading in 2009. He is currently a trader at a financial structured products brokerage.

​Event details

Date: Monday, 5th May 2014​

Venue: Johannesburg Stock Exchange, One Exchange Square, Gwen Lane, Sandton (Marubeni 3, 5th Floor)

Time: 14h00 16h00


Parking will be across the road at 24 Central.Complimentary parking tickets will be provided.

For further information, please contact Nicolaas directly on 021 439 9416 or nicolaas@derivative.co.za