International Agri-Professional Development Institute (IADI)
Futures and Options Training Sessions
Part 1 -Introduction to Futures Hedging & Trading
Part 2 - Introduction to Hedging with Options
Part 3 - Hedging and Trading with Options
About Each Session
Part 1 and Part 2:
Introduction to Futures Hedging & Trading and Introduction to Hedging with Options are two half-day training sessions that cover basic definitions and trading considerations for
futures and for hedging options. The course instructor for both Part 1 and Part 2 is Mark C. Van Stolk, Vice President, Informa Economics IEG.
Hedging and Trading with Options is designed for the intermediate user with some understanding of options and option strategies on a fundamental level.
This special session will concentrate on basic options as a hedging tool. It will focus on two major factors that influence option prices – the price of underlying futures and volatility. The course instructor is James B. Bittman, Chicago Board of Trade Options Institute.