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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.

Investing and Trading for College Students

Get an up-close look at the financial industry in Chicago and gain insights into how to invest your own money (when the time comes). This 3-day experience combines presentations from industry professionals, tours of Chicago's major exchanges, visits to trading firms and classroom education that reviews portfolio theory and investing and trading with options and futures both professionally and personally...

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The Options Essentials

Do you want to learn the essentials of basic option trading? This one-day seminar will explore basic option concepts and popular trading strategies. Join Options Institute instructors Marty Kearney, Peter Lusk, and Russell Rhoads as they explain option fundamentals in a simple and engaging manner for the beginning options trader...

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Options for Portfolio Management & Institutional Investors Course

This 2-day seminar is designed to increase your understanding of options and how they can be used to achieve portfolio investment objectives such as limiting risk and increasing income...

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Simply for Women

Simply for Women is an educational opportunity for female investors to be introduced to the world of options trading by leading female professionals in the industry...

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Simply the Basics

Do you want to learn the basics of options trading, but you're not exactly sure where to begin? Do other live options seminars, DVD education tracks and online resources you've found seem too over the top, too advanced or too pricey? Is what you're really looking for a simple introduction to the mechanics of options trading? Simply the Basics is a half-day webinar from the world-renowned Options Institute, the educational arm of CBOE and a leader in options education...

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The Options Initiative

It's time to discover option strategies straight from the option experts. Join instructors from The Options Institute at CBOE for a two-day, basic level seminar to explore basic option concepts and trading strategies...

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The Options Intensive

This course is for those who are ready to move beyond the basic strategies. In this 2-day live seminar, you will gain perspective on both directional and non-directional approaches to option trading...

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The Options Extreme

This 1-day classroom experience discusses the consistent application of advanced strategies and risk management to generate monthly income. Instructors at The Options Institute will explore a wide variety of advanced spread strategies with close attention to price behavior...

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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.

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