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 3½-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. Participants will also experience a live simulated trading session (mock trading) on the floor of The Chicago Board Options Exchange.
Included in the course fee are all classroom materials, the Options for the Stock Investor book, breakfast and lunch everyday.
-Gary Trennepohl, President's Council Professor of Finance
Oklahoma State University, Past President, Financial Mgmt Association, Intl.
-James Bittman,Senior Instructor, The Options Institute
Author of Options for the Stock Investor, and Trading Options as a Professional
**Speakers and schedule subject to change
Please note: the first day will be 1/2 day starting with registration at 2:00 pm.
Tuesday Day 1
-Mock Trading Prep
-Mock Trading Session on CBOE Trading Floor
Wednesday, Day 2
-Option Fundamentals and Basic Strategies
-Working Lunch - Presentation on Private Equity Investments
-Trading Company Tour
-Using option models to develop trading strategies
Thursday, Day 3
-Advanced Strategies used by Portfolio Managers
-Delta hedging - How a Market Maker manages risk
-Lunch and Trading Company Tour
-Evening free to Explore Chicago
Friday, Day 4
-Breakfast at The Options Institute
-Tour of CBOE Trading Floor
-Options Theory in Portfolio Management
-The Reality of Institutional Portfolio Management
-Lunch with investment managers
-Getting a Job in the Securities Industry
-Common Misperceptions about Options