Option Mechanics and Trading Strategies

Option Mechanics and Trading Strategies
Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) on-demand courses are designed for finance professionals and industry practitioners who want to master the art of corporate finance. The courses move through three levels of mastery for anyone looking to be an expert in financial modeling, valuation, and financial analysis. Participants typically include professionals in entry to mid-level positions in financial planning and analysis (FP&A), corporate development, treasury, investor relations, and capital markets. All participants are automatically issued certificates of completion after successfully finishing each course.

NOTE: Course login details are normally sent to registrants within one week from date of registration.


This Intermediate Options – Trading Strategies course provides an overview of the fundamental derivative concepts, the mechanics of options, and 10 popular option trading strategies.

We will explore various option trading strategies such as: 

  • Outright call purchase
  • Covered call
  • Outright put purchase
  • Protective put
  • Collar
  • Put writing
  • Call spread
  • Put spread
  • Straddle
  • Strangle

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the key derivative concepts and terms
  • Understand how over-the-counter (OTC) options differ from exchange-traded options
  • Identify how moneyness affects option values
  • Differentiate between the intrinsic and extrinsic values of an option
  • Explain the importance of volatility for options
  • Define the option Greeks
  • Evaluate various option trading strategies and identify when to use each
CPD- 4 Hours
4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM

Friday, 01 April 2022

4/1/2022 - 3/24/2023 11:59 PM