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Training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Options for students in Houston, TX

Total 29 training courses and degree programs available.

Derivatives I: Options

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Houston
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States

Analysis of the theory of options and its applications in practice. Emphasis is on the options�strategies and modeling as used in managerial risk management.

Cisco ICM Multichannel Options

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Fast Lane Consulting and Education Services, Inc.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, United States

Discuss the operation of the ICM 5 Web Collaboration and Email Manager options
Use the Cisco Wizard tools to integrate each of these options with the ICM system
Implement and configure the ICM outbound option
Perform a number of configuration exercises to demonstrate the operation of the Collaboration Option, Email Manager option, Universal Queue and outbound option
Course Content
This 5-day course is intended for personnel within a multi channel call centre environment who will have day-to-day interaction with the ICM products from Cisco. The course covers the ICM E-Mail Manager Option and the ICM Web Collaboration Option. The course will cover the features of both options as well as the integration with ICM.

ICM Web Collaboration Option essentials
ICM E-Mail Manager essentials
ICM Integration essentials
ICM Web Collaboration Option
Architectural Overview
Types of Collaboration
System Administration
Collaboration Process
Agent Details
Server Administration
Customizing Content
Script Builder
Agent/Caller Configuration
ICM E-Mail Manager Option �Components and Architecture
Acco... [Read More]

Options and Financial Futures Markets

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Keller Graduate School of Management in Texas
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, Irving, Richardson, San Antonio, United States

This course develops students’ ability to use current concepts, tools and strategies available in financial markets to enhance or protect investments. Topics include put and call buying; covered call writing; put hedging; futures speculation and hedging; and arbitrage. Also discussed are methods of valuation, and the function and purpose of the marketplace


Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America

Options basics provides the student with a general overview of options. The course focuses on the main strategies used in options training and imparts knowledge about strategies that must be used in order to earn a maximum profit. Much emphasis is placed on call selling, call buying, put selling and put buying, as these are the main elements of options.

Learning Objectives
�Understand how options are created, contracted and traded.
�Have a better understanding of the two different types of options available.
�Be familiar with strategies to be used in options trading.
�Get acquainted with terms like call buying, call selling, put buying, put selling, which are commonly used in options trading.
�Understand which strategy best corresponds to an option and why.
�Learn the different elements involved in the buying/selling of puts/calls.

•Lesson 1: Options

Options and Futures

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus

This course is intended for students with previous advanced coursework in finance, such as BUS 641 Financial Markets and Investments or several undergraduate courses in finance, and who are interested in more advanced topics in the field. The course covers issues dealing with the analysis and pricing of derivative securities, such as futures, options and swaps. Prior to enrolling in this course, students should be familiar with the definitions of call options, put options, beta as a measure of risk, and the calculation of beta from variances and covariances of historical returns.

Course Objectives: Students will learn some of the skills necessary to analyze and describe the following:
(1) the properties of common derivative securities, such as futures, forwards and options and the markets in which they trade, (2) the relative value of derivative securities via arbitrage (3) the risk characteristics of derivative securities, (4) the fundamentals of valuing options based on binomial trees and option pricing formulae, (5) the use of derivative securities for hedging, speculation and security creation.

Options and Futures

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University College of Business

This course addresses issues dealing with the analysis and pricing of derivative securities, such as futures, forwards and options. Derivative securities are legal contracts whose value is derived from some underlying asset (such as a stock or bond). This course provides useful information for the educated investor, but the majority of issues are tools and methods that financial institutions, professional traders and on-financial firms use for hedging, speculation or arbitrage. Such financial institutions include banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, investment banks and other securities firms.

Futures and Options

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Dallas Baptist University

This course covers derivative securities such as forward, futures, options and swaps and their markets. Topics include the determination of forward and futures prices, financial futures and commodity futures, swaps, Black-Scholes option pricing, binomial option pricing, index options, currency options, interest options, options on futures, hedging and risk management techniques, application of option pricing in corporate financial management, and other issues related to derivative securities.

Options and Derivatives

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: UW Professional & Continuing Education

This introductory course on derivatives markets and options pricing will cover the financial theory behind these instruments, in addition to surveying techniques used for pricing equity, futures, index, foreign exchange, and interest rate derivatives.

Topics include:
Binomial Trees
Implied volatility
Monte Carlo methods
Exotic options

Options and Derivatives

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: University of Washington

This course provides basic knowledge of the theory, statistical modeling and computational methods of pricing options and other derivative products. The course blends mathematical and statistical theory with hands-on computing. The first part of the course will emphasize options on stocks, stock indices, currencies and futures, and the latter part will focus on interest rate derivatives. Course work includes assignments in theory and computation, and either a final exam or a project.
•Brief review of forwards, futures, and options basics
•Black-Scholes theory and dynamic hedging with the Greeks
•Volatility estimation, implied volatility, the volatility smile
•Option prices using additive and multiplicative binomial, and use of trinomial trees
•Option pricing under fat-tailed non-normality
•Computational methods for exotic options and complex derivatives
•Brief review of interest rate basics: zero rates, forward rates and term structure Interest rate derivatives: standard market models, short rate and advanced models
•Analytic models and tree models for pricing interest rate derivatives
•Valuation of bonds with embedded options,... [Read More]

Cisco ICOMM 8.0: Enablement of Cisco Unity Connection and Voice Mailbox Options (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Skillsoft

Cisco Unity Connection allows the addition of users in an efficient manner as well as proactive user mailbox maintenance. It also provides methods for enhancing the telephone user interface (TUI) experience for users. This course describes the integration of Cisco Unity Connection with Cisco Unified Communications Manager via different protocols. Among the topics covered are the user template creation process and migration, user parameters and settings, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) import mechanism for users. Voice mailbox configuration and management is also covered.

Target Audience
Individuals seeking to obtain effective skills to administer technologies in a voice network. Candidates should have completed 640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate, or 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 and 640-816 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2. Candidates should also have working knowledge of converged voice and data networks, basic knowledge of Cisco IOS gateways, and basic knowledge of Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unity Connection.

Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives
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