Advance Diploma in Investment Management

Guru Nanak Dev University
In Amritsar

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Amritsar
Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Course programme

The Guru Nanak Dev University's Faculty of Economics and Business offers Advance Diploma in Investment Management course to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:

Part-I

1. DERIVATIVES AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Introduction: Meaning and purpose of derivatives; Forward Contracts, futures contracts, options, swaps and other derivatives; Type of traders; Trading future contracts; Specification of the future contracts; Operation margins; Settlement and regulations. Sources of Financial Risk: Credit Vs. market, default risk, foreign exchange risk, interest rate risk, purchasing power risk, etc.; Systematic and non-systematic risk.

2. Options:
Types of options; Option trading; Margins; Valuation of options;
Binomial Option Pricing Model; Black-Scholes Model for call options, Over-the-counter options, Quotes, trading, margins, clearing, regulation and taxation; Warrants and Convertibles.

3. Futures:
Hedgers and speculators; Future contracts; Future markets, clearing house, margins, trading, future positions, and taxation; Future prices and spot prices; Forward prices vs. future prices; Futures vs. Options.

Part-II
4. Swaps:
Mechanics of interest rate swaps, Valuation of interest rate swaps; Currency swaps and its valuation; Credit risk swaps.

5. Managing Market Risk:
Hedging Schemes; Delta hedging, Theta, Gamma; Relationship in delta, theta and gamma; Vega and rho; Portfolio insurance. Derivative Market in India: Present position in India; Regulation, working and trading activity.

6. Portfolio Analysis, Portfolio selection, Techniques of Portfolio Revision, Performance measurements of managed portofolios.


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