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Derivatives: IFSID personalized training program

Module 1 – Introduction to derivatives

Continuing education approved by CECAP


  • Overview of derivative securities (futures, forwards, swaps and options)
  • The different market places (OTC vs. exchanges), regulation and participants
  • Speculative, arbitrage and hedging strategies using derivatives
  • Risks associated with derivatives positions and transactions

Three evenings – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Course given in English

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The IFSID derivative training cycle is designed to cater to the needs of professionals who work with derivatives on a regular basis, in particular legal practitioners, accountants, back-office staff, corporate treasurers, retail brokers, auditors, compliance experts and corporate directors.


Nicolas Papageorgiou
Nicolas Papageorgiou
MSc, PhD
Professor, HEC Montréal and Vice-President, Head of R&D of Fiera Capital’s Systematic Investment Strategies Group

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Pascal-André Allaire
Senior Advisor


514 340-6001

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