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Complete Understanding Of Stock Options: Derivatives Part 2
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6h 16m

Learn the meaning, concepts, and characteristics of options as a derivative in context of the stock market.

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6h 16m


Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid is an Army veteran and a mechanical engineer with over 38 years of experience. Qualified as a post graduate engineer coupled with a masters degree in financial management, a PhD and a passion for teaching he continues to be a learner. He is also a fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) and a Chartered Engineer. Apart from academic qualifications and several specialized Army courses, his versatile experience in understanding people across a wide spectrum will add

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Those investing or trading in stock market
  • Those interested in learning derivatives to trade in the stock market
  • Those who are interested in trading in stock derivatives, especially options
  • Those who are planning to take up stock trading as a profession or career
  • Those who invest in shares but would like to progress to derivative trading and hedging
  • Students of Finance, Commerce, and Business
  • Students undergoing professional courses in Finance like CFA, CA, MBA, etc for better understanding of the subject

What you’ll learn: 

  • Complete understanding of Options as a stock derivatives
  • How to trade in Options as a derivative and use options for hedging
  • The Basic Concept of Option and character of Call and Put options


  • There are no prerequisites since the course has been progressively built right from the very basics. Any person with an interest in the stock market can understand. However, some basic knowledge of the stock market will certainly be helpful.
  • Must have taken Complete Understanding Of Stock Futures: Derivatives Part 1

In this course hosted by PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants, Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering and Finance with a Doctorate in management explains Options as a derivative in context of the stock market in a very simple manner with live examples.

The meaning, concepts and characteristics of options have been explained in a very simple manner right from the basics. Terms like Strike price, Moneyness of Options, Time value and Intrinsic value of Options, Option chain and Profitability of Options have been explained in great depth. The concept of hedging with the help of Options and the Option Greeks have been adequately explained. The methodology adopted is such which one does not find in books. The course is divided into five sections as follows:

  1. The Basics: Understanding the concept of Options and Option trading. Call option and Put Option
  2. Understanding the technicalities and terminologies of Options trade
  3. Hedging with the help of Options
  4. Understanding Option Greeks
  5. How to do it and a word of advise

It is an educational course to enhance your knowledge. The course does not include any tips or tricks or shortcut methods of getting rich nor does it discuss anything about technical charts, technical analysis or buy sell signals.  In fact, the instructor would like to caution that trading in derivatives without proper knowledge and risk management could be disastrous.

This course will be of immense benefit to those who invest in the stock market and are interested in moving on to trade in derivatives and also those who intend to make stock trading as their profession or career. Those who are already trading in derivatives but with limited knowledge will be able to enhance their knowledge and skills.  This course will help the students of finance, commerce and those pursuing or intending to pursue financial management courses.

The instructor would like to make it very clear that this course is Part 2 of the Derivatives and explains only the Options in context of the stock market. Futures as derivatives have NOT been discussed in this course but in another course by the same instructor and is titled “Complete Understanding Of Stock Futures: Derivatives Part 1”. 

The speaker knows the subject well and speaks to the point without any glamour, frills or divergence thus, respecting the value of time.

Legal Disclaimer:

This course is purely for educational purposes. Investment and trading in the stock market involves financial risk. Students taking this course are advised to exercise due diligence before making any investment or trade in the stock market. The instructor or any party related to this course or its content will not be responsible for any kind of loss to anyone in any way, due to this course.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned options as a stock derivative. 

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked. 

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - The Basics: Understanding The Concept Of Options
Prelude 00:00:00
Disclaimer 00:00:00
The Meaning Of Options: Part 1 00:00:00
The Meaning Of Options: Part 2 00:00:00
The Concept Of Trading In Options 00:00:00
Summary Of Concepts In Option Trades 00:00:00
Section 2 - Understanding The Technicalities And Terminologies Of Options Trade
Strike Price And Moneyness Of The Options 00:00:00
Understanding Option Chains_ Part 1 00:00:00
Understanding Option Chains: Part 2 00:00:00
Time Value And Intrinsic Value Of Options 00:00:00
Practical Aspects Of Intrinsic Value And Time Value Of Options 00:00:00
When And How Does An Option Earn Money? 00:00:00
Profit And Loss In A Call Option Trade 00:00:00
Profit And Loss In A Put Option Trade 00:00:00
Summarizing PnL Of Call And Put Options 00:00:00
Section 3 - Hedging With The Help Of Options
Choices Available To An Option Trader 00:00:00
Hedging With The Help Of Options: Part 1 00:00:00
Hedging With The Help Of Options: Part 2 00:00:00
Hedging With The Help Of Options: Part 3 00:00:00
Section 4 - Understanding Option Greeks
Understanding Option Greeks: Part 1 00:00:00
Understanding Option Greeks_ Part 2 00:00:00
Understanding Option Greeks: Part 3 00:00:00
Practical Aspects Of Option Greeks: Part 1 00:00:00
Practical Aspects Of Option Greeks: Part 2 00:00:00
Understanding Delta And Key Takeaways From Delta 00:00:00
Understanding Gama 00:00:00
Understanding Theta 00:00:00
Understanding Vega 00:00:00
Recapitulating The Significance Of Greeks 00:00:00
Section 5 - How To Do It And A Word Of Advice
How To Place An Order For Option Trade 00:00:00
Buying And Selling Decisions 00:00:00
A Word Of Advice For Beginners 00:00:00
Add On Lesson 00:00:00
Thank You Note 00:00:00