Welcome to the Options Institute PLUS!

The Gold Standard in Options Education

The Gold Standard in Options Education


  • Two days of LIVE instruction at CBOE or online
  • Eight 75-minute LIVE webinars to build on what you’ve learned
  • Educational coaching from industry professionals
  • Group discussion boards exclusively for class participants
Level 2 Intermediate
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OPTIONS INSTITUTE PLUSSM – Level 2 - Intermediate Curriculum

If you understand key options fundamentals and have moderate options trading experience, our OPTIONS INSTITUTE PLUS Level 2 Intermediate program may be just right for you! Our comprehensive curriculum inclusive of live instruction, webinars and educational coaching explore the dynamics of strategy analysis & selection when executing "multi-leg" spread strategies. Educators expand further on the techniques of market timing and stock selection proposed in Level 1 and introduce option Greeks as a measure to examine a strategy's risk/reward potential.

The Options Intensive 2-Day Classroom Experience

Attend our 2-day live classroom experience at The Options Institute in Chicago or participate virtually online.

    Classroom concepts include:
  • Option Price Behavior Using Greeks
  • Volatility Demystified
  • Low Volatility Strategies
  • What the Bell Curve Doesn't Tell You
  • Trading & Managing Iron Condors
  • Ratio Spreads
  • Time & Diagonal Spreads

Plus! Conclude your 2-day classroom experience by spending an hour with a Market Maker as they execute live trades in a crowd.

Webcast Series - Eight 75-Minute Interactive Sessions

Using The Options Institute's webcast system, educators will explore in greater depth key option-related concepts covered in the live classroom experience. Students are introduced to analytic processes and tools to help them gain the skills required for successful trading.

Online Courses - Six Interactive Modules

Using The Options Institute's online course system, students access course content that complements The Options Intensive classroom curriculum. Online courses delve further into classroom concepts introduced and are designed to enhance a student's knowledge.

Meet Our Professional Educators

Jim Bittman

Director of Program Development
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Jim Bittman

Marty Kearney

Director of Educational Programs
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Marty Kearney

Peter Lusk

Senior Instructor
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Peter Lusk

Russell Rhoads, CFA

Instructor and Content Developer
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Russell Rhoads, CFA
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