(Specific) Risk Management & Control Strategy

[In-person] Managing Risks with Financial Derivatives


This course is to provide a holistic understanding of the evolution of basic and exotic financial derivatives instruments, their pricing and applications in risk management, with an added focus on the risk sensitivity measure involved in their usage.


1. Derivatives
2. Time value of money
3. Forward and zero yield curve
4. Interest rate derivatives
5. Currency derivatives
6. Trading strategies
7. Derivatives risk typology

Who should attend

This course is primarily targeted to traders, account executives, fund and portfolio managers, brokers, analysts and investment advisers. Participants should have the basic knowledge in derivatives.

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This course has already been approved as an eligible course of the Financial Incentive Scheme for Professional Training (“the Scheme”) under the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (“the Pilot Programme”). The Scheme aims to enhance the competency and professionalism of in-service practitioners within the asset and wealth management sector and to assist other practitioners within the financial services industry in acquiring the knowledge and skills required for entering the sector. Eligible applicants will be subsidised 80% of the course fees by the HKSAR Government upon satisfactory completion of the courses approved by Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, subject to a ceiling of HK$15,000. Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute is appointed as the implementation agent of the Pilot Programme. Regarding the details of eligible criteria and application procedures, please refer to the dedicated web-site of the Pilot Programme (https://www.wamtalent.org.hk/).

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
Wednesday, 24 May 2023 (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
Thursday, 25 May 2023 (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
HKSI Institute, 17/F, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Relevant Subject
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 9 - Asset management
Trad. Chi / Cantonese
SFC:5.00, PWMA:5.00