Option Training Club 101

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  • Instructor: Tianyang Wang, Ph.D. CFA, FRM
  • Level: Entry Level
  • Schedule: Every Tuesday, Oct 12th- Dec 14th
  • Time: 9:00pm - 10:30pm (EDT)
                  9:00am - 10:30am (Beijing Time)
  • Tuition can be fully refunded before the second class. After that, no refund. 
Course overview
Options have become increasingly important investment vehicles with very broad applications across investments and risk management. This course is designed to introduce the foundations of option concepts, options strategies, options pricing, risk and return analysis, and various practical applications. With a hands-on virtual trading experience, the course will help students gain a framework to think about the option toolkit and develop a deeper understanding of the financial market.

Tianyang Wang

Dr. Tianyang Wang (Tian) is an Tenured Associate Professor at some famous University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) — Certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals, and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA).
Tian’s research spans both theoretical developments and empirical applications primarily in asset pricing and derivatives, behavior finance, energy and commodities, and financial risk management. His work has been published in top business journals and is grateful for numerous best paper awards and honors including the Best Paper Award by CFP Board Center for Financial Planning. Tian has been an invited speaker, session chair and discussant at international and regional conferences. He has actively served on several research and program committees of major academic and professional societies. Tian also serves in the leadership group of Modern Risk Society and on the Editorial Advisory Board of China Finance Review International.
With more than 10 years of teaching experiences, Tian has taught in undergraduate, graduate, online MBA, and EMBA programs. He truly loves teaching and sincerely cares about students.

                Learning Outcomes

  • Basic options concepts
  • Learn how to buy and sell options
  • Learn how to select options
  • Basic option strategies
  • Risk analysis of options
  • Learn the greeks of options
  • Use stocktrak to conduct simulation trading of options
  • Participate in option trading game