Seminars

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The Options Institute offers seminars according to your level of options knowledge. We offer 1, 2, and 3 Day Basic to Advanced seminars for individual investors, institutional investors, financial advisors and other select audiences. Find a seminar offering that meets your current options trading needs.

Options Trading 102: Investing for Beginners

Ready to start investing with options? In this 2-day seminar you'll build on your familiarity with options price theory and price behavior and expand your arsenal of strategies to help generate income and mitigate portfolio risk...

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Investing and Trading for College Students

In your studies, you're learning to invest or trade in the market. With this 3 1/2 day learning opportunity, you can experience what it's really like. Join renowned options experts from the CBOE Options Institute for an up-close look at Chicago's financial industry and delve into portfolio theory and investing or trading with options and futures for both your own personal use and as a career path...

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Options Trading 201: Beyond Basics for Intermediates

Are you comfortable trading options and executing spreads, and want to advance further with your options trading? Move beyond basics to more advanced level strategies with the experts the CBOE Options Institute...

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Smart Women, Smart Options, Smart Investing

Smart Women, Smart Options, Smart Investing is a financial education series committed to helping women refine their investment choices to grow and conserve wealth...

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Options for Portfolio Management & Institutional Investors Course

Whether you're looking to hedge a portfolio or generate income for a pension fund, discover how you can use options to help achieve your portfolio objectives...

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Money Smart Week - CBOE Tour

Get an up close view of the world's largest options trading floor and an overview of the financial markets and the role of options in investing. Learn about using options to protect and enhance your investments and the resources available to help you learn more about this popular investment vehicle...

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A Closer Look: Options and Volatility

Learn more about options trading in this free, 2-hour seminar hosted by the CBOE Options Institute. This fast paced seminar explores how trading Index or volatility options can be a smart choice to help you hedge risk or generate income in a diversified portfolio...

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Just a Tour

Take a 45 minute Tour of the CBOE.

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The Options Institute's goal is to expand the knowledge and thereby increase the comfort level of options users. The Institute provides training on how to manage risk in an increasingly complex marketplace through the use of effective options strategies. Classes and seminars for individual investors, retail brokers, institutional investors and Federal and State securities regulators are offered on a regular basis.

The Options Institute (division of The Chicago Board Options Exchange) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to NASBA, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417, (615) 880-4200.