Seminars

Investing and Trading for College Students


  • Who Should Attend: College Students
  • # of Days: 3.5
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm CT
  • Phone: 312-786-7760
  • Price: $775.00
Special Offer Price:  $625.00

Special Terms:
Register and save $150! The special offer price ends on May 10, 2016. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer.

Refund Policy:
For May registrations, a full refund will be granted for cancellations received prior to May 17, 2016. For cancellations received after May 17, 2016, a $75 administrative fee will be assessed and a partial refund will be granted. To request a cancellation for this seminar dial 1-312-786-7852.

City Date Place Register
Chicago 05/24/2016 CBOE Register

Description:

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.

Get exclusive access to Chicago's major exchanges and trading firms with personal tours. Plus, take part in a live, simulated trading session right on the CBOE trading floor to network with active investors and traders.

Faculty includes:
- Dr. Gary Trennepohl, President's Council Professor of Finance
Oklahoma State University, Past President, Financial Management Association, Intl.

- Jim Bittman, Emeritus Instructor, Author of Trading Options as a Professional

- CBOE Options Institute instructors, Russell Rhoads, Peter Lusk, Roma Colwell-Steinke and Kevin Davitt

**Speakers and schedule subject to change


Curriculum:

Day 1 - 2:00 - 6:30 PM
- Option Fundamentals and Basic Strategies
- Career Advice from a Rookie Market Maker
- True Colors Communication Styles Review

Day 2 - 8 AM - 5:00 PM
- Fundamentals of Option Pricing I
- Fundamentals of Option Pricing II
- Try Your Hand at Trading
- Preparation for Mock Trading in the SPX Pit
- Mock Trading on CBOE Trading Floor

Day 3 - 7:45 AM - 5:00PM
- Managing Money for Large Institutions
- Volatility and the Greeks
- How Market Makers Trade
- Advanced Options Strategies for Investors
- Market Maker Firm Visit
- Recap of day's activities at CBOE
- Evening Free to Explore Chicago

Day 4 - 7:45 AM - 3:00 PM
- Tour of CBOE Trading Floor
- Advanced Trading Strategies based on Option Price Models
- How to Start a Career in Investment Management
- Getting a Job in the Securities Industry
- Conclusion & Graduation


CPE/CFP Credits: = 0.0
*CPE credits are issued for a group-live delivery method.


Additional Notes:

The Options Institute recommends advanced preparation of online course work be completed prior to attending this seminar. To get started, go to the Education Tab, click on Online Course and follow the instructions to register for the "Basic Level Courses (Options Warm-up and Intro to Options Basics.")