Financial Products & Associated Risk Management

Understanding Stock Options


This course provides a general knowledge of stock options. Case examples will be used to illustrate trading strategies, effect of volatility and various risk parameters.


1. Options Strategies
– Risk and reward
– Breakeven
– Synthetic position
2. Effect of Volatility on option price
– Option risk parameters and their effects on strategies

Who should attend

This course is designed for traders, account executives, fund and portfolio managers, brokers, analysts, middle and back office personnel and investment advisers.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Kimson KAN
Mr Kan has over eight years of experience working in an international investment bank, particularly in derivatives products. He is an equity derivatives technical expert who has the ability to price the daily Theoretical Values for Index and stocks options, warrants, and to calculate historical volatility for HSI Index, futures and options. He possesses a Master degree in Economics and Bachelor degree in both Finance and Accounting


Date & Time
Monday, 9 Sep 2019 (6:30PM - 9:30PM)
HKSI Institute Training Centre
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Trad. Chi / Cantonese
SFC:3.00, PWMA:3.00