Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies Course Overview

This Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies course provides an overview of the fundamental derivative concepts, the mechanics of options, and 10 popular option trading strategies.

We will explore various option trading strategies such as: 

  • Outright call purchase
  • Covered call
  • Outright put purchase
  • Protective put
  • Collar
  • Put writing
  • Call spread
  • Put spread
  • Straddle
  • Strangle

Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the key derivative concepts and terms
  • Understand how over-the-counter (OTC) options differ from exchange-traded options
  • Identify how moneyness affects option values
  • Differentiate between the intrinsic and extrinsic values of an option
  • Explain the importance of volatility for options
  • Define the option Greeks
  • Evaluate various option trading strategies and identify when to use each

Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies Is an Elective Course of CFI’s CMSA™ Program

CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)™ program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Common career paths for students who take the CMSA™ are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.

Who Should Take This CMSA™ Course?

This Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies course is perfect for anyone who would like to build up their understanding about capital markets. This course is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in fixed income, equity, sales and trading, or other areas of finance.

What You'll Learn

Course Summary

Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies

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Approx 5.0 hrs to complete


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Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)™ Program

The Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)™ program will teach you the many asset classes, trading strategies, and procedures used in the capital markets. It is ideal for any student who wants to work in capital markets, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side. This program will give you the experience to make investment decisions and utilize appropriate trading strategies for different scenarios.


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