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    Nasdaq Derivatives Academy

    Take your derivative knowledge to the next level with our on-demand e-learning program

    Learn how to use derivatives for investing, trading and hedging

    Passionate about educating investors, Nasdaq has set up Nasdaq Derivatives Academy to answer the demand from investors and other market participants for quality education on equity derivatives. Developed with leading partners, the on-demand digital program helps private and professional investors grow their derivatives knowledge one course at a time.
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    Key Benefits

    Education for All Investors

    Develop your understanding of derivatives at all levels from beginner to expert. Our courses are developed to help investors succeed at all stages of their investment expertise.

    Develop your understanding of derivatives at all levels from beginner to expert. Our courses are developed to help investors succeed at all stages of their investment expertise.

    E-learning Available 24/7

    Learn derivatives online at your own pace. Enroll into the courses you need and access all the educational content on-demand for full flexibility and control over your learning path. 

    Learn derivatives online at your own pace. Enroll into the courses you need and access all the educational content on-demand for full flexibility and control over your learning path. 

    Learn from the Experts

    Our partner instructors are recognized professionals with many years of derivative trading experience, offering comprehensive knowledge and practical understanding.

    Our partner instructors are recognized professionals with many years of derivative trading experience, offering comprehensive knowledge and practical understanding.

    Real-Life Examples

    In addition to the theoretical, we offer interactive lectures and real-life case studies that can be applied directly into day-to-day practices.

    In addition to the theoretical, we offer interactive lectures and real-life case studies that can be applied directly into day-to-day practices.

    Digital Content

    Each course offers a mix of video content and downloadable slideshows for reference and convenience.

    Each course offers a mix of video content and downloadable slideshows for reference and convenience.

    Course Diploma

    Complete any of our courses and after you’ve passed the examination you’ll be awarded with a diploma of completion.

    Complete any of our courses and after you’ve passed the examination you’ll be awarded with a diploma of completion.

    NASDAQ COURSE Powered by Enspiri

    Options Trading for Private Investors | Optionshandel på börsen

     

    This course is delivered in Swedish.

    LEARN THE FUNDAMENTALS TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS IN DERIVATIVES TRADING 

    Options Trading for Private Investors is a tailor-made course aimed at private investors, covering all the basics you need to know about derivatives. The course offers insights on how to utilize standardized equity and index options, giving you the opportunity to invest and generate income in all market conditions while also controlling your risk exposure. After completing the course and passing the exam, you will have the knowledge required to make your first derivatives trade. 

     

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    What You’ll Learn:

    • The basics of derivatives
    • See new opportunities in different market situations 
    • Reduce risk and protect holdings against market drops 
    • Take advantage leverage while effectively managing your portfolio risk 
    • Learn to value options and futures 
    • Enhance equity positions with income using options
    • And much more!  

    Course Offering:

    • 100% self-paced on-demand digital course in Swedish
    • 5-6 hours estimated completion time
    • Multimedia education divided into modules including self-study resources, pre-recorded lectures, podcasts
    • Final exam with diploma
    • Free of charge
    • Delivered in cooperation with Nasdaq partner Enspiri

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    Derivatives for Professionals

     

    TAKE YOUR DERIVATIVES KNOWLEDGE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

    Our strong belief is that good and solid knowledge combined with experience is fundamental to creating wise and sound investments. Derivatives for Professionals is a course dedicated to professional investors, brokers and anyone looking to expand their existing expertise. The course offers extensive information and in-depth knowledge for trading, investment or hedging purposes.  

     

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    What You’ll Learn:

    • Generate alpha
    • Create more efficient cash management
    • Create proper risk controls using downside protection
    • Equip yourself for complex investment decisions 
    • Earn profit in all market conditions
    • And much more!

    Course Offering:

    • 100% self-paced on-demand digital course in English
    • 10-12 hours estimated completion time
    • Interactive lectures, case studies, and more
    • Final exam with diploma
    • Delivered in cooperation with Nosco Partners

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    More professional courses are available from Nosco Partners - visit here to learn more.

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    Derivatives, Risk and Clearing

     

    EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF DERIVATIVES AND THE RELATED RISK AND CLEARING ASPECTS

    If you are looking to learn more about derivatives and the inherent risks and rewards associated with the contracts, then this is the course for you. Derivatives, Risk and Clearing is a course made for risk, clearing and compliance personnel working indirectly with derivatives. Basic conceptual understanding of options and futures is recommended but not required.  

     

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    What You’ll Learn:

    • Introduction to options and futures
    • How derivatives can be used
    • Increased expertise and comfort with risk mandates
    • Ability to assess embedded risks
    • Inherent risks and rewards associated with derivatives and clearing
    • And much more!

    Course Offering:

    • 100% self-paced on-demand digital course in English
    • 12-15 hours estimated completion time
    • Pre-recorded lectures divided into a library of comprehensive modules, including mid- and post-module quizzes
    • Final exam with diploma
    • Delivered in cooperation with Financial Training Partner

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    Factsheets

    Nasdaq Derivatives Academy Factsheet

    Explore the possibilities by trading Equity Derivatives with this intuitive on-demand e-learning program.

    Options Trading for Private Investors Factsheet

    Learn the fundamentals to take your first steps in derivatives trading.

    Derivatives for Professionals Factsheet

    Take your derivatives knowledge to the next level and accelerate your career.

    Derivatives, Risk and Clearing Factsheet

    Expand your knowledge of derivatives and the related risk and clearing aspects.

    EXPLORE FURTHER

    OptionsPlay

     

    Options trading made simple. With OptionsPlay, private investors get free access to an analytics tool, educational materials and strategic insights. You will also learn how to generate income in different market conditions, hedge your portfolio and seek trading opportunities. OptionsPlay makes exploring and comparing different strategies instant and easy!

     

    Find the Answer to Your Question

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Nasdaq Derivatives Academy is an intuitive on-demand e-learning program, offering a variety of courses developed to fit your needs. The course offering consists of three separate tracks: Private Investors, Professional Investors, and Risk, Post Trade, and Compliance Personnel.

    To satisfy the explicit need for neutral, high quality and cost-efficient education on equity derivatives. Following thorough market analysis and interviews with countless members across the Nordic equity derivatives market, it’s been clear that there is a pressing need to learn more about what equity derivatives are and the risks and opportunities associated with it.

    Whether you're just starting out or are an experienced derivatives trader, our courses help investors succeed at all stages of their investment expertise. Discover more about our offering and find the right course for you above.

    • When is the course taking place?
      The courses are fully digital and offered on-demand to best fit your schedule.
    • How do I access the courses?
      All you have to do is go to our website and register an account.
    • Will there be any course diploma available?
      Yes, upon completion of the course you’ll be awarded with a Nasdaq Derivatives sponsored diploma as well as a LinkedIn badge.
    • How long does it take to go through a course and pass the exam?
      Estimated times for completion can be found under the course descriptions on our website.

    Yes, the course for Private Investors: Options Trading for Private Investors covers all the basics you need to know about derivatives and doesn’t require previous knowledge. After completing the course and passing the exam, you will have knowledge that will help you make your first derivatives trade.

    The course for Professional Investors: Derivatives for Professionals, offers extensive information and in-depth knowledge whether in trading, investment or hedging purposes. Among other outcomes, you’ll learn how to generate alpha, create more efficient cash management, create proper risk controls, and further equip yourself for complex investment decisions.

    An open brokerage account is not a requirement to take the course, yet it will be advantageous as you will learn to incorporate your theoretical and case-study knowledge in a practical setting.

    Absolutely. ETP’s, options, and futures share similar characteristics, such as use of leverage, but with differences in cost, risk structure, and liquidity. We’ll outline benefits of utilizing options and futures in your portfolio throughout the course also from a leverage perspective.

    No, all you need is an internet connection and a web browser.

    External resources, such as OptionsPlay, are also provided to Nordic retail investors free of charge.

    After completing the course, you’ll be offered the opportunity to become a member of Nasdaq Derivatives Academy’s community. The community consist of individuals and professionals with a keen interest in derivatives trading. As a member of the Nasdaq Derivatives Academy community, you'll be offered exclusive invitations to various seminars, webinars, physical gatherings and more.

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